The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 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.

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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Orchard
Rank 601 610 614
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Orchard 7 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.010% 0.027%
As % of the Vendors category 0.033% 0.024% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £293 £275 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £268 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £27.50
Orchard
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21364 21269 23061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.37% 42.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13155 12664 13871
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 808 898 1139
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Orchard as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in England

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in England

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in England

Orchard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the England region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 2 £259 -1.42%
South East - 2 £300 -
Midlands - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £240 -
Orchard
UK

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Orchard.

1 14 (77.78%) Orchard Housing
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (22.22%) Northgate
4 3 (16.67%) Civica
4 3 (16.67%) Capita
4 3 (16.67%) Academy Housing
4 3 (16.67%) Aareon QL
4 3 (16.67%) Aareon
4 3 (16.67%) OPENHousing
4 3 (16.67%) Kypera
4 3 (16.67%) MIS ActiveH
4 3 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow Development
5 2 (11.11%) Castleton
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Servitor
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (16.67%) Aareon QL
2 3 (16.67%) Academy Housing
2 3 (16.67%) MIS ActiveH
2 3 (16.67%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (16.67%) OPENHousing
3 1 (5.56%) arcHouse
3 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (5.56%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 6 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Objects Reports Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CMDB
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (11.11%) Workflow Development
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Northgate
2 3 (16.67%) Aareon
2 3 (16.67%) Capita
2 3 (16.67%) Civica
2 3 (16.67%) Kypera
3 2 (11.11%) Castleton
4 1 (5.56%) Anite
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft