Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Field Support Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Field Support Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 200 203
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Field Support Engineer 1 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.070% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.074% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 11
South West median daily rate - £150 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
England median daily rate £130 £120 £120
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £19.00 - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -8.57% +8.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5390 5402 6252
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 94.97% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3394 3521 4064
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £206 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 344 397
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -16.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Field Support Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Field Support Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Field Support Engineer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Support Engineer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Support Engineer in the South West

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Field Support Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Field Support Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Field Support Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft