Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an Infrastructure Engineer was £530 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 97 105
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -27
Contract jobs requiring an Infrastructure Engineer 24 43 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.44% 2.20% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 2.35% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 4
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £530 £500 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +69.49% +7.27%
10th Percentile £269 £332 £235
90th Percentile £683 £550 £303
North East median daily rate £530 £500 £295
% change year-on-year +6.00% +69.49% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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 933 1,829 1,362
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 93.46% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 1,322 889
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £256
90th Percentile £575 £525 £560
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 76 53
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +15.38% +31.76%
10th Percentile £8.92 £10.13 £10.09
90th Percentile £41.25 £37.38 £28.75
North East median hourly rate £16.48 £21.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year -23.35% +20.99% +18.47%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +33 24 £530 +6.00% 2
Infrastructure Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Ansible
5 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) DHCP
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (25.00%) XenApp
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (25.00%) SaaS
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
8 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365
8 5 (20.83%) Puppet
8 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (20.83%) Terraform

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 5 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (25.00%) SaaS
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) PaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) Unified Communications
3 4 (16.67%) InfiniBand
3 4 (16.67%) PBX
3 4 (16.67%) PSTN
3 4 (16.67%) Skype
4 3 (12.50%) Firewall
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) LAN
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
1 5 (20.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
2 4 (16.67%) OpenMP
3 1 (4.17%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (16.67%) Grid Computing
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.67%) SUSE
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) MVS
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) VME
6 1 (4.17%) VMS
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) DevOps
3 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Data Management
4 4 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (12.50%) Contract Management
5 3 (12.50%) IT Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Network Design
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) SFIA
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) JCL
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) MCSE
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCDP
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CISM
3 3 (12.50%) CISSP
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) GPFS
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.17%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) RACF
5 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Ansible
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Terraform
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (16.67%) Polycom
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) Advent
6 1 (4.17%) BMC
6 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
6 1 (4.17%) McAfee
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.17%) Symantec