The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Orchard 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 - -
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1503 992 1378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.67% 44.05% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 455 626
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 131 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Orchard
England

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Orchard across the East of England region.

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the East of England region.

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Orchard
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Orchard
England

Orchard
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Orchard 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 Orchard.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Northgate
2 1 (50.00%) Capita
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Orchard 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 Orchard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle