The median contractor rate for a Infrastructure Architect was £563 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 26 April 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 Architect
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 80 49
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31  
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 19 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.60% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.80% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Median daily rate £563 £421 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.53% -13.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £420 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £422 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +152.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 500 849 525
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.70% 92.48% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 555 325
Median daily rate £375 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 41
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £11.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +66.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £12.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £28.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Architect in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Architect in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Architect in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Architect
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Architect within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 19 £563 +33.53%
Infrastructure Architect
North East

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Infrastructure Architect 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Infrastructure Architect in the job title.

1 21 (84.00%) LAN
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
1 21 (84.00%) Network Design
2 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 13 (52.00%) Private Cloud
5 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (44.00%) Office Automation
6 11 (44.00%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (40.00%) Network Architecture
7 10 (40.00%) TOGAF
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
8 9 (36.00%) Degree
8 9 (36.00%) Service Management
8 9 (36.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) BCP
8 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.00%) Validation
11 4 (16.00%) Migration
12 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
12 2 (8.00%) NHS
12 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
13 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
13 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
13 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery

Infrastructure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Communications & Networking
1 21 (84.00%) LAN
1 21 (84.00%) WAN
2 9 (36.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (52.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Network Design
2 13 (52.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 11 (44.00%) Matrix Organization
3 11 (44.00%) Office Automation
4 10 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 10 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (36.00%) BCP
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL
5 9 (36.00%) ITIL V3
5 9 (36.00%) Service Management
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft