The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Orchard over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Orchard Information Systems Ltd.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Orchard
Rank 216 209 203
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Orchard 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.076% 0.021%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 0.15% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,129 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +2.73%
Orchard
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2774 2631 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.90% 50.15% 49.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2215 2063
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Orchard
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Orchard Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Orchard
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Orchard across the West Midlands region.

Orchard Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Orchard
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Orchard.

1 6 (100.00%) Northgate
1 6 (100.00%) Civica
1 6 (100.00%) Capita
1 6 (100.00%) Academy Housing
1 6 (100.00%) arcHouse
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Comino
3 4 (66.67%) Anite
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Actuate
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) Cognos
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) VoIP
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Orchard
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 IT job ads sampled that cited Orchard. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Academy Housing
1 6 (100.00%) arcHouse
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Northgate
1 6 (100.00%) Civica
1 6 (100.00%) Capita
2 4 (66.67%) Comino
2 4 (66.67%) Anite
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Actuate