Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 11 December 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 Engineer
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +24 +1 -22
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 14 49 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.53% 2.20% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.40% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 2
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £500 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +68.07% +8.18%
10th Percentile £284 £301 £296
90th Percentile £728 £550 £300
North East median daily rate £625 £468 £295
% change year-on-year +33.55% +58.64% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% - -
North East median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +44.44% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 870 2045 1472
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 91.75% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 1451 956
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £225 £250
90th Percentile £563 £525 £588
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 97 75
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £26.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.47% +26.19% +31.25%
10th Percentile £9.50 £11.71 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.83 £29.50 £37.60
North East median hourly rate £17.50 £23.75 £17.77
% change year-on-year -26.32% +33.65% +10.51%

Infrastructure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
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 Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Infrastructure Engineer
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 Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 11 December 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 +22 13 £625 +25.00% 1
Sunderland +1 1 - -
Infrastructure Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Infrastructure Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MCSE
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Skype
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
5 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (35.71%) SaaS
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (28.57%) MCSA
6 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (28.57%) PBX
6 4 (28.57%) PSTN
6 4 (28.57%) SMS
6 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) Polycom

Infrastructure Engineer 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (35.71%) SaaS
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Skype
2 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) PBX
3 4 (28.57%) PSTN
3 4 (28.57%) SMS
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Contract Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) SFIA
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Server Building
4 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CCDP
4 2 (14.29%) CCIE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Polycom
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec