The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank 54 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.93% 0.79% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£342 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £359 £375 £318
% change year-on-year
-4.33% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 £51.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.39%
N-Tier
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
218 125 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.69% 32.72% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 26
Average daily rate £350 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £468 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £34.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.29% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £170.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing N-Tier across the North East region.

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier across the North East region.

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

N-Tier
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (93.33%) MS Office
2 14 (93.33%) VBScript
2 14 (93.33%) VB.NET
2 14 (93.33%) VBA
2 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
2 14 (93.33%) Data Management
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (80.00%) Web Design
3 12 (80.00%) VB
4 10 (66.67%) Web Services
4 10 (66.67%) MDX
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (20.00%) C
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) NHS

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing N-Tier also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited N-Tier. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) MS Excel
1 14 (93.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (93.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (6.67%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) MDX
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) Service Delivery
1 14 (93.33%) Data Management
2 12 (80.00%) Web Design
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (93.33%) VBScript
2 14 (93.33%) VB.NET
2 14 (93.33%) VBA
3 12 (80.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) C
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle