The table below looks at the statistics for SCOrch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCOrch over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 554 524 576
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +52
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 61 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.34% 1.22% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 7
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£438 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 -
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
4547 3690 3579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.05% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2771 2239 1886
Average daily rate £400 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 154 197
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £39.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.94 £23.20 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.44% +22.10%

SCOrch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCOrch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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
England -12 61 £438 +16.66% 10
London +33 35 £475 +11.76% 5
South East -19 17 £390 +7.58% 1
City of London +30 16 £438 +19.04% 2
Surrey +4 11 £390 +21.87%
East of England - 5 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £400 -
Berkshire -3 2 £400 +6.66%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 £363 - 1
Cambridge - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 52 (64.20%) SCOM
3 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 35 (43.21%) PowerShell
5 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (35.80%) SCCM
7 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
7 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
8 22 (27.16%) SCSM
9 20 (24.69%) SQL
9 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
10 17 (20.99%) VMware
10 17 (20.99%) DNS
11 16 (19.75%) ITIL
11 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
12 15 (18.52%) Dell
13 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
13 14 (17.28%) DHCP
13 14 (17.28%) Clustering
13 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
13 14 (17.28%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (16.05%) Asset Management
15 12 (14.81%) SCVMM
15 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
15 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
15 12 (14.81%) LAN
15 12 (14.81%) Cisco
15 12 (14.81%) C#

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) Lync
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) DOC1
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) DHCP
2 14 (17.28%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (14.81%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) SAN
5 10 (12.35%) Firewall
6 9 (11.11%) WLAN
6 9 (11.11%) Wireless
6 9 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (9.88%) IPsec
7 8 (9.88%) VPN
8 7 (8.64%) BGP
8 7 (8.64%) OSPF
9 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
10 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.70%) IPv6
11 3 (3.70%) WAN
11 3 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (13.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.93%) Consultant
2 19 (23.46%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Administrator
5 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 6 (7.41%) HTML5
3 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET
3 6 (7.41%) HTML
4 4 (4.94%) Web Services
5 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.23%) JAXB
6 1 (1.23%) WAP
6 1 (1.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.23%) XSLT
6 1 (1.23%) OLE
6 1 (1.23%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.23%) REST
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Clustering
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.41%) CMDB
4 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.17%) Replication
5 4 (4.94%) PKI
6 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) DTV
7 1 (1.23%) CESG
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (1.23%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 55 (67.90%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.35%) Linux
5 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.94%) Solaris
9 3 (3.70%) UNIX
9 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) ITIL
2 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
3 13 (16.05%) Asset Management
4 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.35%) Migration
5 10 (12.35%) ITSM
6 8 (9.88%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.64%) BCP
7 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.17%) Time Management
9 4 (4.94%) Use Case
9 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.94%) Change Management
9 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.70%) Workflow
10 3 (3.70%) Information Assurance
10 3 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.47%) Computer Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) PowerShell
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 10 (12.35%) Perl
5 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.41%) Python
6 6 (7.41%) VBScript
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Java
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) MCSE
4 6 (7.41%) MCSA
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
6 4 (4.94%) MCTS
6 4 (4.94%) MCITP
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Hyper-V
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
3 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) vCloud
5 2 (2.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 52 (64.20%) SCOM
2 29 (35.80%) SCCM
3 22 (27.16%) SCSM
4 12 (14.81%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.94%) WMI
5 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (4.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (4.94%) Puppet
6 3 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.23%) OpenView
8 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) VMware
3 15 (18.52%) Dell
4 12 (14.81%) Cisco
5 9 (11.11%) BMC
5 9 (11.11%) Remedy
5 9 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.41%) Citrix
7 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle
7 4 (4.94%) EMC
8 3 (3.70%) HP
8 3 (3.70%) CA
8 3 (3.70%) Symantec
9 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 2 (2.47%) NetApp
10 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.23%) Mercator
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