The first table below looks at the demand for SCOrch skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOrch over the 3 months to 25 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 of the Systems Management category for the South East 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 236 217 237
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.15% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 1.46% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£375 £342 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
757 891 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.25% 10.52% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 447 297
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 52 52
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOrch across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

SCOrch Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SCOrch
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOrch across the South East region.

SCOrch Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SCOrch
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
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% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SCOrch 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 SCOrch.

1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (46.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) SCOM
4 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) SCSM
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (26.67%) UAG
5 4 (26.67%) Lync
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) vCloud
7 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (13.33%) Ruby
7 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
7 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (13.33%) Telecoms

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SCOrch 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 SCOrch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) CRM
1 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
2 3 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) UAG
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (33.33%) SCSM
2 5 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
4 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) HP