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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 618 628 580
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -48
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 30 32 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.055% 0.096%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.66% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 36
Median daily rate £440 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £400 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
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
5717 4833 4862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 8.32% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3601 2972 2886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 180 186
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.72 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.06 £43.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%

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 28 September 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 21 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 28 September 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 +16 28 £445 +4.70% 6
North East - 14 £425 -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 14 £425 -
London -9 11 £500 +21.21% 2
Renfrewshire - 8 £415 -
Scotland - 8 £415 -
Erskine - 8 £415 -
West Midlands -20 2 £385 -9.41%
Hampshire +15 1 £320 -
South East +10 1 £320 -28.49%
Swindon +8 1 £450 -18.18%
South West +7 1 £450 -5.26% 2
Wiltshire +7 1 £450 -5.26%
Herefordshire -3 1 £450 +5.88%
Hereford -5 1 £450 +5.88%
Hook - 1 £320 -
Telford - 1 £320 -
Manchester - 1 £283 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £320 -
North West - 1 £283 - 1

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 47 (73.44%) PowerShell
2 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
3 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
4 36 (56.25%) Windows
5 34 (53.13%) SCCM
6 31 (48.44%) SCOM
7 30 (46.88%) ITIL
8 27 (42.19%) HP
9 25 (39.06%) Windows Server
10 23 (35.94%) VMware
11 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
12 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
12 21 (32.81%) SQL
13 20 (31.25%) Dell
14 18 (28.13%) Puppet
15 17 (26.56%) Middleware
16 16 (25.00%) BMC
16 16 (25.00%) CA
16 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
17 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
17 15 (23.44%) Python
17 15 (23.44%) Jython
18 14 (21.88%) BladeLogic
18 14 (21.88%) Citrix
18 14 (21.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
19 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (20.31%) ITSM
20 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
20 12 (18.75%) SCVMM
20 12 (18.75%) SCSM

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 12 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 8 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.81%) IIS
5 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 3 (4.69%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) SAN
2 8 (12.50%) VPN
3 7 (10.94%) Firewall
3 7 (10.94%) HTTP
3 7 (10.94%) HTTPS
3 7 (10.94%) iSCSI
3 7 (10.94%) NAS
4 6 (9.38%) DNS
4 6 (9.38%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (7.81%) DHCP
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (6.25%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.25%) Skype
6 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.69%) Internet
8 1 (1.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.69%) Banking
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 7 (10.94%) Analyst
3 6 (9.38%) Consultant
4 5 (7.81%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (4.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (3.13%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) Middleware
2 3 (4.69%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) RESTful
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) HTML5
3 2 (3.13%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Public Cloud
2 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.38%) Fat Client
3 6 (9.38%) Thin Client
4 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.81%) Clustering
5 4 (6.25%) PKI
6 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.06%) Windows 10
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.94%) Linux
6 4 (6.25%) VMS
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) ITSM
3 9 (14.06%) OO
3 9 (14.06%) Workflow
4 7 (10.94%) Software Distribution
4 7 (10.94%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (9.38%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Analytics
6 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.81%) Change Management
6 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
8 3 (4.69%) API Development
8 3 (4.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (73.44%) PowerShell
2 21 (32.81%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) Jython
3 15 (23.44%) Python
4 8 (12.50%) VBScript
5 6 (9.38%) VB
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.69%) C#
8 2 (3.13%) C
8 2 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.69%) MCSE
6 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
System Software
1 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 8 (12.50%) XenApp
4 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (4.69%) DFS Replication
6 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
6 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.13%) XenServer
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (53.13%) SCCM
2 31 (48.44%) SCOM
3 18 (28.13%) Puppet
4 14 (21.88%) BladeLogic
4 14 (21.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 12 (18.75%) SCSM
5 12 (18.75%) SCVMM
6 9 (14.06%) SCDPM
7 6 (9.38%) Simpana
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (4.69%) HP SIM
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (4.69%) WSUS
10 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
10 2 (3.13%) Perfmon
10 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (1.56%) EdgeSight
11 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (60.94%) Microsoft
2 27 (42.19%) HP
3 23 (35.94%) VMware
4 20 (31.25%) Dell
5 16 (25.00%) BMC
5 16 (25.00%) CA
6 14 (21.88%) Citrix
7 9 (14.06%) Cisco
8 7 (10.94%) NetApp
9 4 (6.25%) Apple
9 4 (6.25%) AppSense
9 4 (6.25%) Lumension
9 4 (6.25%) Symantec
10 3 (4.69%) EMC
11 2 (3.13%) CommVault
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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