The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited N-Tier over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
N-Tier
Rank - 42 16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.72% 4.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.99% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.00%
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 Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
71 67 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.06% 24.28% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 20
Average daily rate £400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £206 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £482 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £16.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £16.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

N-Tier
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

N-Tier Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

N-Tier Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

N-Tier Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

N-Tier
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) ADO
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 10 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) Process Management
2 7 (70.00%) Kofax
3 5 (50.00%) Document Management
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Documentum
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) OpenText
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

N-Tier
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 5 (50.00%) Documentum
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (60.00%) AWS Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) ADO
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) Process Management
2 7 (70.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 7 (70.00%) Process Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Document Management
4 3 (30.00%) Content Management
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Kofax
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) OpenText