Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £465 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 22 February 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.

Infrastructure Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 100 108
Rank change year-on-year +30 +8 -24
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 27 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.13% 2.18% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.33% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 7
North East median daily rate £465 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +69.49% +7.27%
10th Percentile £275 £288 £213
90th Percentile £671 £550 £385
England median daily rate £363 £364 £343
% change year-on-year -0.34% +5.97% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% - -
England median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -4.62% +36.84%

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 1,202 2,145 1,803
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 93.46% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 1,482 1,139
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £244 £261 £255
90th Percentile £556 £530 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 99 84
North East median hourly rate £16.48 £21.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.35% +20.99% +18.47%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.00 £10.11
90th Percentile £46.25 £36.55 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 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
Tyne and Wear +38 24 £530 +6.00% 6
Durham -1 2 - - 1
Northumberland - 1 £290 -
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 North East region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) Ansible
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) DHCP
3 9 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (25.93%) XenApp
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (22.22%) SaaS
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Software Packaging
7 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) Puppet
7 5 (18.52%) Office 365
7 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
7 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
7 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL

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 4 (14.81%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (22.22%) SaaS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) DHCP
1 9 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (18.52%) Unified Communications
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 4 (14.81%) InfiniBand
3 4 (14.81%) PBX
3 4 (14.81%) PSTN
3 4 (14.81%) Skype
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
1 5 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Software Packaging
2 4 (14.81%) OpenMP
3 1 (3.70%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Grid Computing
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) PKI
2 1 (3.70%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.81%) SUSE
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) HPUX
7 1 (3.70%) MVS
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris
7 1 (3.70%) VME
7 1 (3.70%) VMS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Contract Management
5 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) SFIA
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.41%) Product Management
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C
3 1 (3.70%) JCL
3 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) MCSE
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CCDP
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) XenApp
3 4 (14.81%) GPFS
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (3.70%) RACF
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Polycom
6 3 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Advent
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.70%) Symantec