The table below looks at the statistics for SCOrch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOrch over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
UK
Rank 575 585 578
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 21 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.076% 0.081%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.86% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 15
Median daily rate £450 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £274 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £439 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £22.34 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4517 4550 4530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.96% 8.89% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3025 2862 2679
Median daily rate £475 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 135 147
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +64.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-42.14% +55.55%

SCOrch
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCOrch as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCOrch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCOrch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCOrch within the UK.

SCOrch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCOrch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCOrch within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SCOrch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SCOrch
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCOrch within the UK.

SCOrch Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCOrch
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +18 21 £450 +27.65% 6
London +15 13 £450 +80.00% 2
City of London +1 5 £450 - 1
Hampshire +11 3 - -
South East +8 3 - - 1
West Midlands 0 3 £350 +7.69% 2
North West +18 2 £400 +6.66% 1
Birmingham +2 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Smethwick - 1 £350 -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCOrch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 40 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (48.00%) SCCM
5 23 (46.00%) SCOM
6 22 (44.00%) SQL
7 20 (40.00%) ITIL
7 20 (40.00%) HP
7 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 19 (38.00%) BMC
8 19 (38.00%) CA
9 18 (36.00%) Middleware
9 18 (36.00%) Dell
10 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
10 17 (34.00%) Python
10 17 (34.00%) Jython
10 17 (34.00%) Puppet
11 16 (32.00%) BladeLogic
11 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
11 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
12 15 (30.00%) SAN
12 15 (30.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
13 14 (28.00%) ITSM
14 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
15 12 (24.00%) IaaS
15 12 (24.00%) VMware
16 11 (22.00%) Firewall

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) IaaS
3 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) PaaS
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) SAN
2 11 (22.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) iSCSI
3 8 (16.00%) HTTP
3 8 (16.00%) HTTPS
3 8 (16.00%) NAS
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 2 (4.00%) Intranet
6 2 (4.00%) LDAP
7 1 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.00%) Skype
7 1 (2.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Designer
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Designer
5 2 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
2 9 (18.00%) Clustering
3 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (8.00%) EMC VNX
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
6 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 14 (28.00%) ITSM
3 10 (20.00%) OO
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.00%) Software Distribution
4 8 (16.00%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (12.00%) DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Change Management
6 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) Prototyping
6 3 (6.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Service Management
7 2 (4.00%) SIEM
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 17 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.00%) Jython
3 17 (34.00%) Python
4 5 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) MCP
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
4 4 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (48.00%) SCCM
2 23 (46.00%) SCOM
3 17 (34.00%) Puppet
4 16 (32.00%) BladeLogic
5 15 (30.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 11 (22.00%) SCVMM
7 9 (18.00%) SCSM
8 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (8.00%) Simpana
10 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
11 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (2.00%) vRealize
11 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) HP
3 19 (38.00%) BMC
3 19 (38.00%) CA
4 18 (36.00%) Dell
5 12 (24.00%) VMware
6 6 (12.00%) Citrix
7 5 (10.00%) Cisco
7 5 (10.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) CommVault
8 4 (8.00%) EMC
9 3 (6.00%) F5
10 2 (4.00%) Forcepoint
10 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 1 (2.00%) Remedy
11 1 (2.00%) Veeam
11 1 (2.00%) Wyse