Period
to 20 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Orchard products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Orchard over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Orchard
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 857 825 864
Rank change year-on-year -32 +39 0
Contract jobs citing Orchard 8 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.020% 0.020% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 14
England median daily rate £350 £250 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -18.03% -4.69%
UK median daily rate £350 £250 £318
% change year-on-year +40.00% -21.26% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
England median hourly rate £29.15 - £42.33
UK median hourly rate £29.15 - £42.33

Orchard is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 39,774 39,517 44,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.30% 43.49% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,979 24,515 27,867
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +3.06% +6.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £250
90th Percentile £625 £619 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,499 1,281 1,490
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Orchard
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Orchard as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Orchard in England

Orchard
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Orchard within the England region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 5 - -
East of England +2 2 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Midlands - 1 £350 -
Orchard
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Orchard also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Orchard.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 6 (75.00%) ITSM
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Civica
2 6 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (75.00%) Servitor
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (75.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Aareon
3 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management

Orchard
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (75.00%) Servitor
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL V3
1 6 (75.00%) ITSM
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (75.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (75.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Contract Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Civica
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Aareon