Period
to 29 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 29 July 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 Engineer
South East > Surrey
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 146 135
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Surrey median daily rate £145 £185 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.62% -7.50% -
10th Percentile £128 £150 £195
90th Percentile £162 £229 £205
South East median daily rate £111 £363 £238
% change year-on-year -69.25% +52.63% -15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Surrey median hourly rate £26.00 £125.00 £14.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.20% +768.06% -20.00%
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £12.88 £14.00
% change year-on-year +15.34% -8.04% -26.32%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2404 2498 2549
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 94.53% 95.93% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1647 1674 1414
Surrey median daily rate £425 £425 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.12% +5.80%
10th Percentile £263 £232 £244
90th Percentile £575 £575 £529
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 132 118
Surrey median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +26.76% -11.25%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.31 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £50.13
South East median hourly rate £17.68 £19.63 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.91% +12.14% +2.94%

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Surrey

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in Surrey

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in Surrey

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Field Engineer within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +7 1 - -
Field Engineer
South East

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2017, Field 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 Surrey region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) WAP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) LTE
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) VoLTE
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft