Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 10 December 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 106 122
Rank change year-on-year +28 +16 -28
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 17 56 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.40% 2.17% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 3
North East median daily rate £625 £468 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.55% +58.64% +7.27%
10th Percentile £284 £276 £229
90th Percentile £728 £550 £299
England median daily rate £360 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -4.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% - -
England median hourly rate £22.25 £28.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -20.54% -20.00% +40.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1153 2383 1937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 92.15% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 1615 1199
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £245
90th Percentile £550 £525 £576
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 120 111
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +33.65% +10.51%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.93 £10.30
90th Percentile £47.70 £29.50 £36.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% +9.09%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in the North East

Infrastructure Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Tyne and Wear +22 14 £625 +25.00% 2
Durham +6 3 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, Infrastructure 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 North East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Office 365
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) MCSE
4 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) Skype
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) Migration
5 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
6 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (29.41%) SaaS
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (23.53%) Citrix
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) PBX
7 4 (23.53%) PSTN
7 4 (23.53%) SMS

Infrastructure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (41.18%) Skype for Business
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Skype
2 5 (29.41%) Unified Communications
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 4 (23.53%) PBX
3 4 (23.53%) PSTN
3 4 (23.53%) SMS
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Contract Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) IT Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.76%) SFIA
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) MCSE
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CCDP
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Polycom
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) AppSense
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec