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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Orchard
UK / England
Rank 565 583 581
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing Orchard 9 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.015% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.036% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Median daily rate £305 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £201 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-38.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
18799 19607 21111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.33% 42.94% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11626 11662 12660
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 665 800 946
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +29.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Orchard across the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Orchard Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 7 £325 +44.44%
South East +18 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £240 -
Orchard
UK

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 15 (65.22%) Orchard Housing
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Northgate
4 4 (17.39%) Civica
4 4 (17.39%) Capita
4 4 (17.39%) Aareon
4 4 (17.39%) OPENHousing
4 4 (17.39%) Northgate Housing
5 3 (13.04%) Aareon QL
5 3 (13.04%) Kypera
5 3 (13.04%) MIS ActiveH
5 3 (13.04%) Academy Housing
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Castleton
6 2 (8.70%) Workflow Development
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (17.39%) Northgate Housing
2 4 (17.39%) OPENHousing
3 3 (13.04%) Aareon QL
3 3 (13.04%) Academy Housing
3 3 (13.04%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (4.35%) arcHouse
5 1 (4.35%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Applications Support
2 7 (30.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) CRM
1 3 (13.04%) Workflow
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) Workflow Development
3 1 (4.35%) Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Facilities Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Release Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Northgate
2 4 (17.39%) Aareon
2 4 (17.39%) Capita
2 4 (17.39%) Civica
3 3 (13.04%) Kypera
4 2 (8.70%) Castleton
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Anite
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix