Period
to 18 June 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 102 130
Rank change year-on-year +18 +28 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.87% 0.75% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.80% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
North East median daily rate £530 £411 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +24.47% +20.00%
10th Percentile £275 £365 £286
90th Percentile £638 £463 £444
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North East median hourly rate - £17.00 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.96% -
England median hourly rate £22.30 £21.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year +3.72% -15.81% -1.78%

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 1,235 1,255 2,181
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 94.65% 91.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 811 1,387
North East median daily rate £380 £363 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +8.86% -4.86%
10th Percentile £227 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £533
England median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 63 89
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £24.50 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.37% -7.81% +77.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.17 £10.94
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.60 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -6.25% +14.29%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +13 22 £530 +29.03% 2
Durham -3 1 - - 3
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 18 June 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 13 (54.17%) DHCP
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) VMware
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
4 9 (37.50%) Ansible
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) XenApp
7 6 (25.00%) Data Management
7 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (20.83%) Network Design
8 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
8 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
8 5 (20.83%) Firewall
8 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.83%) Product Management

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 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (20.83%) SaaS
2 4 (16.67%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) DHCP
1 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
3 4 (16.67%) BGP
3 4 (16.67%) InfiniBand
3 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 4 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (16.67%) OSPF
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) PBX
4 1 (4.17%) PSTN
4 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
2 4 (16.67%) OpenMP
3 1 (4.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.67%) Grid Computing
4 3 (12.50%) Clustering
5 2 (8.33%) PKI
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
1 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) HPUX
5 1 (4.17%) MVS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (4.17%) VME
5 1 (4.17%) VMS
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) DevOps
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Data Management
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Contract Management
5 5 (20.83%) Decision-Making
5 5 (20.83%) IT Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Network Design
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.83%) Product Management
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) SFIA
6 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (16.67%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) JCL
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) CCDP
2 5 (20.83%) CCIE
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) Chartered Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CISM
2 5 (20.83%) CISSP
2 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) XenApp
3 4 (16.67%) GPFS
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (4.17%) RACF
6 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Terraform
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Citrix
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) Symantec
8 1 (4.17%) BMC
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Polycom
8 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.17%) Veeam