Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 17 August 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 83 130
Rank change year-on-year -1 +47 -36
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 12 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.21% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.26% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 8
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £313 £422 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.86% +35.97% +12.73%
10th Percentile £275 £374 £274
90th Percentile £638 £638 £401
North East median daily rate £301 £422 £320
% change year-on-year -28.53% +31.72% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £17.00 £26.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.03% -
North East median hourly rate - £17.00 £26.58
% change year-on-year - -36.03% -

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 950 873 2,015
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 94.79% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 589 1,328
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £380 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +13.85% -14.47%
10th Percentile £214 £248 £220
90th Percentile £588 £544 £499
North East median daily rate £379 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +11.54% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 56 110
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £22.00 £26.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.19% -2.78% +92.86%
10th Percentile £9.67 £10.08 £11.83
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.83 £35.00
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £22.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -30.25% -18.52% +80.00%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 12 £313 -25.86% 6
Infrastructure Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Infrastructure Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Citrix
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) Product Management
7 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
7 4 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (33.33%) Contract Management
7 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
7 4 (33.33%) Availability Management
7 4 (33.33%) SFIA
7 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
7 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (33.33%) Network Security

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DHCP
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 4 (33.33%) OSPF
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 2 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Availability Management
2 4 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 4 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 4 (33.33%) Product Management
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (33.33%) SFIA
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) CCIE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) XenApp
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki