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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 7 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.

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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Orchard
Rank 566 525 493
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -32
Contract jobs citing Orchard 9 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.040% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £265 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £292 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £265 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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
22418 21649 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.10% 45.21% 46.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13456 12388 11690
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1010 983 1169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.24 £37.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the England region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 4 £258 - 1
North West -43 3 £325 +22.64% 2
London -5 1 £320 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
Orchard
UK

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (73.68%) Northgate
1 14 (73.68%) Aareon QL
1 14 (73.68%) Aareon
2 13 (68.42%) Civica
3 11 (57.89%) Academy Housing
4 10 (52.63%) OPENHousing
5 9 (47.37%) MIS ActiveH
5 9 (47.37%) Capita
6 7 (36.84%) arcHouse
7 6 (31.58%) Northgate Housing
7 6 (31.58%) Orchard Housing
7 6 (31.58%) Kypera
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) CRM
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) MailChimp
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
11 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 2 (10.53%) Hummingbird

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Documentum
1 1 (5.26%) SugarCRM
Business Applications
1 14 (73.68%) Aareon QL
2 11 (57.89%) Academy Housing
3 10 (52.63%) OPENHousing
4 9 (47.37%) MIS ActiveH
5 7 (36.84%) arcHouse
6 6 (31.58%) Northgate Housing
6 6 (31.58%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (5.26%) EDMS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 4 (21.05%) Email Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Trainer
6 1 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Document Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Northgate
1 14 (73.68%) Aareon
2 13 (68.42%) Civica
3 9 (47.37%) Capita
4 6 (31.58%) Kypera
5 2 (10.53%) Hummingbird
6 1 (5.26%) Anite
6 1 (5.26%) Amdocs
6 1 (5.26%) Lagan
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Sage
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (5.26%) FrontRange
6 1 (5.26%) Oneserve
6 1 (5.26%) Comino
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Code Red Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago