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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 551 553 532
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 56 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.055% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.32% 0.72% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 6
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£450 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £412 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £342
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -8.62%
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
4235 4040 3416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.67% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2386 1935
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 148 179
Average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +25.00%

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 May 2015.

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 22 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 May 2015. 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 +1 56 £450 +20.00% 8
South East +2 26 £450 +20.00% 1
London +4 23 £425 +9.67%
Surrey +20 17 £520 +38.66%
Redhill - 15 £520 -
City of London +17 10 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £450 - 1
Milton Keynes +8 7 £450 - 1
South West +10 2 - - 4
Wiltshire +3 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £300 -
Hampshire -4 1 - -
West Yorkshire -14 1 £420 - 1
Leeds -17 1 £420 - 1
Yorkshire -18 1 £420 - 1
North West -21 1 £350 +40.00% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £200 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 71 (70.30%) SCOM
2 58 (57.43%) Windows
3 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
4 37 (36.63%) SCCM
5 34 (33.66%) SCSM
6 29 (28.71%) PowerShell
6 29 (28.71%) ITIL
7 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
8 18 (17.82%) VMware
9 17 (16.83%) Service Delivery
9 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
11 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
12 14 (13.86%) Capacity Management
12 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
13 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
14 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (11.88%) UNIX
15 11 (10.89%) HP
15 11 (10.89%) DNS
15 11 (10.89%) SCVMM
15 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (9.90%) Linux
16 10 (9.90%) DHCP
17 9 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
17 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
18 8 (7.92%) vSphere
18 8 (7.92%) WAN

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
2 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) DNS
2 10 (9.90%) DHCP
3 8 (7.92%) WAN
3 8 (7.92%) LAN
4 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.98%) Internet
5 2 (1.98%) SNMP
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) DMZ
6 1 (0.99%) SAN
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.99%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.97%) MSI
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Automotive
3 2 (1.98%) Publishing
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (19.80%) Administrator
2 19 (18.81%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (17.82%) Consultant
4 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.91%) SCCM Consultant
6 8 (7.92%) Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Systems Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Windows Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Specialist
11 2 (1.98%) SCCM Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (1.98%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) XML
2 3 (2.97%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.98%) REST
3 2 (1.98%) OLE
3 2 (1.98%) OLE DB
3 2 (1.98%) SOAP
3 2 (1.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) PKI
3 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) CMDB
4 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.98%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.99%) Informatics
6 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.99%) Clustering
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
6 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (57.43%) Windows
2 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.88%) UNIX
5 10 (9.90%) Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL
2 17 (16.83%) Service Delivery
3 16 (15.84%) Incident Management
4 14 (13.86%) Capacity Management
5 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (6.93%) ITSM
5 7 (6.93%) DevOps
6 6 (5.94%) Release Management
7 5 (4.95%) Use Case
7 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.95%) Service Management
8 4 (3.96%) Performance Management
8 4 (3.96%) Build Automation
8 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.96%) OO
9 3 (2.97%) Migration
9 3 (2.97%) People Management
10 2 (1.98%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.98%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.93%) SQL
3 6 (5.94%) Java
3 6 (5.94%) Perl
3 6 (5.94%) Python
4 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.96%) VBScript
5 4 (3.96%) AWK
6 3 (2.97%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) Ruby
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 1 (0.99%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.92%) vSphere
5 6 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.96%) vCloud
7 3 (2.97%) XenApp
8 2 (1.98%) XenServer
8 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.98%) HDFS
8 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 71 (70.30%) SCOM
2 37 (36.63%) SCCM
3 34 (33.66%) SCSM
4 11 (10.89%) SCVMM
5 9 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.95%) Puppet
6 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (3.96%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (3.96%) Graphite
7 4 (3.96%) StatsD
8 3 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (2.97%) Nagios
8 3 (2.97%) Salt
9 2 (1.98%) AppManager
9 2 (1.98%) WMI
10 1 (0.99%) vMotion
Vendors
1 57 (56.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.82%) VMware
3 11 (10.89%) HP
4 8 (7.92%) Remedy
5 7 (6.93%) BMC
5 7 (6.93%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.95%) Citrix
7 4 (3.96%) Splunk
8 3 (2.97%) Vertica
9 2 (1.98%) Veeam
9 2 (1.98%) Cisco
9 2 (1.98%) Dell
9 2 (1.98%) NetApp
9 2 (1.98%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle
10 1 (0.99%) Brocade
10 1 (0.99%) AppSense
10 1 (0.99%) BT
10 1 (0.99%) McAfee
10 1 (0.99%) Mercator
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