Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 82 129
Rank change year-on-year -15 +47 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 7 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.57% 1.52% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.62% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 32
North East median daily rate £550 £422 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.49% -0.82% +44.07%
10th Percentile £273 £353 £289
90th Percentile £638 £638 £602
England median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
North East median hourly rate - £17.00 £27.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.70% -
England median hourly rate £22.28 £19.25 £27.38
% change year-on-year +15.74% -29.68% -21.79%

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 1,172 1,171 2,623
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 93.76% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 752 1,718
North East median daily rate £390 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +9.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £225 £219 £224
90th Percentile £575 £541 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 63 135
North East median hourly rate £15.00 £22.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.82% -18.52% +80.00%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.03 £10.27
90th Percentile £33.80 £47.50 £35.70
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -15 6 £550 +30.49% 6
Durham -13 1 - - 2
Infrastructure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) CCDP
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) CISM

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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
4 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Availability Management
3 3 (42.86%) Contract Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Decision-Making
3 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Network Design
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Product Management
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (42.86%) SFIA
4 2 (28.57%) High Availability
4 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) CCDP
2 3 (42.86%) CCIE
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (14.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Meraki
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam