The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 239 215 231
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 19 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 1.95% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
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£400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £24.86 -
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Systems Management Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1043 666 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.60% 7.80% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 346 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 63
Average hourly rate £19.38 £21.33 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £16.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -2 11 £400 +6.66%
Surrey -2 6 - -
Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (86.67%) SCOM
1 26 (86.67%) SCSM
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) UNIX
7 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) C++
8 4 (13.33%) SCCM
9 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
9 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.00%) Linux
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.67%) .NET
10 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
10 2 (6.67%) DOC1

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) DOC1
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Administrator
2 10 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (30.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Incident Management
1 8 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Workflow
3 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) C++
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (86.67%) SCOM
1 26 (86.67%) SCSM
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) CA
3 1 (3.33%) VMware