The table below looks at the statistics for arcHouse skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited arcHouse over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard arcHouse
Rank 610 - 596
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing arcHouse 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.040% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£285 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5057 4689 5463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.78% 8.89% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2787 2483 2721
Average daily rate £450 £436 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 81
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £10.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

arcHouse
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing arcHouse within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

arcHouse Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

arcHouse
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing arcHouse within the UK.

arcHouse Daily Rate Trend in the UK

arcHouse
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing arcHouse within the UK.

arcHouse Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

arcHouse
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing arcHouse within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
England - 2 £285 - 1
South East - 1 £285 -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
London - - - - 1
Rotherham - - - -
Essex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

arcHouse
Top 24 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing arcHouse 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 arcHouse.

1 3 (100.00%) Capita
1 3 (100.00%) Academy Housing
1 3 (100.00%) Orchard
1 3 (100.00%) Northgate
2 2 (66.67%) Civica
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

arcHouse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing arcHouse 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 arcHouse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Academy Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Capita
1 3 (100.00%) Orchard
1 3 (100.00%) Northgate
2 2 (66.67%) Civica
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects