Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term N-Tier in contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited N-Tier over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

N-Tier
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 239 223
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16 +16
Contract jobs citing N-Tier 10 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.14% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.47% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 16
Thames Valley median daily rate £425 £358 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.63% -9.02% +31.25%
10th Percentile £406 £273 £303
90th Percentile £438 £509 £606
South East median daily rate £410 £350 £369
% change year-on-year +17.14% -5.08% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thames Valley median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

N-Tier is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Thames Valley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,271 2,133 2,298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 32.38% 28.78% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 1,059 1,245
Thames Valley median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £230 £220 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £566
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 114
Thames Valley median hourly rate £17.50 £15.67 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.71% +2.72% -4.69%
10th Percentile £10.78 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.30 £38.53 £42.43
South East median hourly rate £28.75 £19.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +51.32% -17.39% +35.29%

N-Tier
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing N-Tier as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for N-Tier in the Thames Valley

N-Tier
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing N-Tier in the Thames Valley.

Contractor daily rate trend for N-Tier in the Thames Valley

N-Tier
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for N-Tier in the Thames Valley

N-Tier
Contract Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing N-Tier within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Berkshire -7 6 £425 +18.63% 3
Buckinghamshire - 4 £413 -
N-Tier
South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing N-Tier also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Thames Valley region with a requirement for N-Tier.

1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) IIS
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) PBX
7 2 (20.00%) PSTN
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
7 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 2 (20.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell

N-Tier
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) PBX
2 2 (20.00%) PSTN
2 2 (20.00%) Skype
2 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) MVC
1 2 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) GPFS
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware