The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Sussex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank 45 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Orchard 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.82% - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£230 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £225 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -52.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.50
Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
185 194 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 50.55% 48.74% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 119 113
Average daily rate £290 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £524 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £12.44 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Orchard
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Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Orchard across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Orchard
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Orchard Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Orchard
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix