The median contractor rate for a Field Engineer was £255 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 June 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 133 120
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Field Engineer 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Median daily rate £255 £115 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +121.73% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £105 £115 £158
% change year-on-year -8.69% -26.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.53 £19.38 £13.25
% change year-on-year -14.70% +46.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1917 2850 2318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.53% 94.75% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1684 1421
Median daily rate £388 £398 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +10.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 142
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Field Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Field Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Field Engineer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Field Engineer in the West Midlands

Field Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 2 £255 +121.73%
Field Engineer
England

Field Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Field Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) MSI
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) MCTS
2 2 (25.00%) MCITP
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei

Field Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) 2G
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) RNC
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 1 (12.50%) Pay per click
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) NEC
2 1 (12.50%) Nokia
2 1 (12.50%) Nortel
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