The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Orchard
UK
Rank 587 615 572
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -43
Contract jobs citing Orchard 10 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.014% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.049% 0.032% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £285 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £201 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
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 across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20253 21946 23184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.25% 43.21% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12437 12898 13601
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 868 1017
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Orchard
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Orchard within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Orchard Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Orchard
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Orchard Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Orchard
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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
England +33 9 £305 +10.90%
London +16 7 £325 +44.44%
City of London - 3 £325 -
South East +14 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £240 -
Birmingham - 1 £240 -

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Orchard.

1 16 (64.00%) Orchard Housing
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Northgate
4 4 (16.00%) Civica
4 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (12.00%) SLA
5 3 (12.00%) CRM
5 3 (12.00%) Capita
5 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Aareon
5 3 (12.00%) OPENHousing
5 3 (12.00%) Northgate Housing
6 2 (8.00%) Workflow Development
6 2 (8.00%) Aareon QL
6 2 (8.00%) Castleton
6 2 (8.00%) Kypera
6 2 (8.00%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Servitor
6 2 (8.00%) Academy Housing
6 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (8.00%) Windows
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Service Management

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (12.00%) Northgate Housing
2 3 (12.00%) OPENHousing
3 2 (8.00%) Aareon QL
3 2 (8.00%) Academy Housing
3 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (8.00%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (8.00%) Servitor
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (24.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) CRM
1 3 (12.00%) Workflow
2 2 (8.00%) Change Management
2 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (8.00%) Validation
2 2 (8.00%) Workflow Development
3 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Release Management
3 1 (4.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Northgate
2 4 (16.00%) Civica
3 3 (12.00%) Aareon
3 3 (12.00%) Capita
4 2 (8.00%) Castleton
4 2 (8.00%) Kypera
5 1 (4.00%) Anite
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft