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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 632 619 591
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -28
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 21 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.067% 0.078%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.77% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 30
Median daily rate £340 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £355 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5936 5061 4730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.97% 8.67% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3814 3099 2755
Median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +7.96%

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 26 August 2016.

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 15 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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -15 21 £340 -20.00% 7
London -9 9 £450 +7.46% 4
South East +13 6 £330 -26.66%
Hampshire +6 6 £330 -26.66%
Hook - 4 £320 -
North West +15 2 £266 -23.92% 2
South West -2 2 £425 -17.07% 1
West Midlands -27 2 £450 +5.88%
Swindon +2 1 £450 -18.18%
Wiltshire +1 1 £450 -18.18%
Herefordshire -3 1 £450 +5.88%
Hereford -5 1 £450 +5.88%
Manchester - 1 £283 - 2
Cumbria - 1 £250 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 - 1

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 50 (72.46%) PowerShell
2 39 (56.52%) SCOM
2 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) SCCM
4 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
5 27 (39.13%) VMware
6 24 (34.78%) HP
7 23 (33.33%) ITIL
7 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (27.54%) Citrix
9 18 (26.09%) SQL
10 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
11 13 (18.84%) Dell
12 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
12 12 (17.39%) Workflow
12 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 12 (17.39%) XenApp
12 12 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (17.39%) SCSM
13 11 (15.94%) SCVMM
13 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (15.94%) Puppet
13 11 (15.94%) DNS
13 11 (15.94%) NetApp
14 10 (14.49%) VPN
14 10 (14.49%) DHCP
14 10 (14.49%) MS Excel

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 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 12 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (13.04%) IIS
4 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (14.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (13.04%) IaaS
3 8 (11.59%) PaaS
4 4 (5.80%) Office 365
4 4 (5.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) DNS
2 10 (14.49%) DHCP
2 10 (14.49%) VPN
3 8 (11.59%) SAN
4 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.25%) Internet
5 5 (7.25%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.80%) Firewall
6 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.80%) Skype
7 3 (4.35%) HTTP
7 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.35%) NAS
8 2 (2.90%) LAN
8 2 (2.90%) WAN
9 1 (1.45%) Intranet
9 1 (1.45%) LDAP
9 1 (1.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.80%) Banking
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
2 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Server Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Storage Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (4.35%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.35%) DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) Middleware
2 5 (7.25%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) RESTful
4 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.90%) HTML
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.59%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.59%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.70%) PKI
4 5 (7.25%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.80%) Clustering
5 4 (5.80%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.90%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (56.52%) Windows
2 28 (40.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (13.04%) Windows 10
4 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.80%) VMS
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (17.39%) Workflow
3 8 (11.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) Migration
6 5 (7.25%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.25%) ITSM
6 5 (7.25%) Release Management
7 4 (5.80%) API Development
7 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.80%) Change Management
7 4 (5.80%) Converged Infrastructure
7 4 (5.80%) Data Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.80%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.80%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (72.46%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 8 (11.59%) VBScript
4 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.70%) Jython
4 6 (8.70%) Python
4 6 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (5.80%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) C
7 2 (2.90%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) MCSE
4 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) OCA
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (17.39%) XenApp
4 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
5 8 (11.59%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.59%) XenDesktop
6 7 (10.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (10.14%) vSphere
7 4 (5.80%) Terminal Services
8 3 (4.35%) DFS Replication
8 3 (4.35%) XenServer
9 2 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (56.52%) SCOM
2 36 (52.17%) SCCM
3 12 (17.39%) SCSM
4 11 (15.94%) Puppet
4 11 (15.94%) SCVMM
5 9 (13.04%) SCDPM
6 6 (8.70%) BladeLogic
6 6 (8.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 5 (7.25%) HP SIM
7 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (5.80%) Backup Exec
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (5.80%) Simpana
8 4 (5.80%) WSUS
9 2 (2.90%) Perfmon
10 1 (1.45%) EdgeSight
10 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.13%) VMware
3 24 (34.78%) HP
4 19 (27.54%) Citrix
5 13 (18.84%) Dell
6 11 (15.94%) NetApp
7 7 (10.14%) Cisco
8 6 (8.70%) BMC
8 6 (8.70%) CA
9 5 (7.25%) Symantec
10 4 (5.80%) Apple
10 4 (5.80%) AppSense
10 4 (5.80%) Lumension
11 1 (1.45%) EMC
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