Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Architect was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 131 89
Rank change year-on-year +53 -42 -15
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Architect 19 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.00% 0.90% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.99% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £474 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% -4.48% -17.29%
10th Percentile £398 £402 £407
90th Percentile £675 £525 £537
North East median daily rate £500 £462 £488
% change year-on-year +8.23% -5.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 901 2018 1158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 94.64% 90.45% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 1326 715
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% +13.28%
10th Percentile £248 £223 £218
90th Percentile £528 £500 £525
North East median daily rate £368 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +13.08% -9.72% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 100 95
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £24.50 £27.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.26% +100.00% -17.13%
10th Percentile £10.15 £12.88 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £35.03 £26.90
North East median hourly rate £20.57 £27.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.83% +80.00% -6.48%

Infrastructure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings that featured Infrastructure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +64 19 £500 +5.49%
Infrastructure Architect
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 16 (84.21%) LAN
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
1 16 (84.21%) Network Design
2 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
2 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL V3
3 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 9 (47.37%) BCP
3 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (42.11%) Windows
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Degree
5 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (36.84%) Private Cloud
5 7 (36.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) Office Automation
6 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (10.53%) NHS
11 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
11 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning

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 16 (84.21%) LAN
1 16 (84.21%) WAN
2 9 (47.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Network Design
2 10 (52.63%) Network Architecture
2 10 (52.63%) TOGAF
3 9 (47.37%) BCP
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL V3
3 9 (47.37%) Service Management
4 7 (36.84%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Office Automation
6 5 (26.32%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft