Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 65 84
Rank change year-on-year +35 +19 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 6 1 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.94% 0.16% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 0.16% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Median daily rate £350 £325 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -40.91% +30.49%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £273
90th Percentile £450 £338 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £250 £550
% change year-on-year +40.00% -54.55% +30.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 195 609 825
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 95.31% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 401 579
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £180 £250
90th Percentile £565 £550 £588
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% +13.21% -49.52%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £9.67
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.89 £37.63
Median hourly rate £35.00 £14.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year +139.32% -4.07% -37.78%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Azure
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Terraform
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) SCOM
4 2 (33.33%) AWS
4 2 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune

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 4 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (33.33%) AWS
2 2 (33.33%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) Packer
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter