Period
to 13 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 80 90
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 8 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.48% 1.48% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.52% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
Wales median daily rate £150 £111 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.57% -55.41% +5.26%
10th Percentile £100 £100 £140
90th Percentile £274 £111 £335
UK median daily rate £140 £111 £114
% change year-on-year +25.59% -2.00% -43.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £15.53 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.16% +7.07% +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,625 1,185 1,375
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.29% 97.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,117 799 919
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £269 £163 £200
90th Percentile £582 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 63 89
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £15.78 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.59% +12.68% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £37.95 £49.98 £73.80
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in Wales

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in Wales

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in Wales over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Field Engineer in Wales

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in Wales

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Mid Wales -9 4 £125 +12.14%
South Wales -32 1 £100 - 3
West Wales - 1 £300 -
Field Engineer
UK

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, Field Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft