Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 847 794 844
Rank change year-on-year -53 +50 -27
Contract jobs citing Orchard 10 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.026% 0.034% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 9
England median daily rate £170 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.69% +8.33% -12.73%
10th Percentile £139 £228 £253
90th Percentile £343 £448 £435
UK median daily rate £170 £305 £338
% change year-on-year -44.26% -9.63% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £29.15 - -
UK median hourly rate £29.15 - -

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 38,765 37,855 42,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.83% 44.42% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,400 23,481 26,146
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,335 1,319 1,560
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.54% +10.15%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.07 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -10.53% +11.76%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Orchard in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 April 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
North of England -11 4 £151 -54.24%
London -56 4 £225 -30.77% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £151 -
North West -10 1 - -
South East -20 1 £400 - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Orchard
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Civica
2 5 (50.00%) Servitor
2 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Servitor
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (40.00%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (10.00%) Aareon QL
3 1 (10.00%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 5 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Civica
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Aareon
3 1 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (10.00%) Castleton
3 1 (10.00%) Northgate
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP