The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Orchard
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing Orchard 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 £265
% change year-on-year
- +17.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Orchard
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
753 688 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.90% 45.20% 40.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 368 274
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 31
Median hourly rate £13.55 £18.65 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.36% +3.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester