Period
to 26 January 2020

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

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.

Infrastructure Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +26
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.65% 1.56% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.63% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £300 £578
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -48.05% +15.50%
10th Percentile £314 £225 £280
90th Percentile £388 £588 £716
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £300 £578
% change year-on-year +16.67% -48.05% +15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - £32.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £32.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 675 859 867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.98% 95.44% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 626 625
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £275 £253
90th Percentile £526 £561 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 40
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.20 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.60% -12.28% -46.23%
10th Percentile £11.43 £10.13 £10.00
90th Percentile £53.65 £45.00 £50.12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.39 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +9.27% +9.09% -40.86%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, Infrastructure 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (58.33%) SaaS
3 7 (58.33%) PaaS
3 7 (58.33%) IaaS
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Azure
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) SCCM
5 5 (41.67%) SCOM
6 4 (33.33%) EMC
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 4 (33.33%) DevOps
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) IaaS
1 7 (58.33%) PaaS
1 7 (58.33%) SaaS
2 6 (50.00%) Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Security Hardening
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec