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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 606 631 587
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 32 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.033% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.58% 0.39% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 22
Median daily rate £443 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £289 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £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
5513 4560 5050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.83% 8.34% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3527 2790 3118
Median daily rate £475 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 162 171
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -23.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £40.10 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -26.70%

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 6 December 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 17 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 6 December 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 +21 29 £443 +12.73% 2
Tyne and Wear - 16 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £425 -
North East - 16 £425 -
Scotland +14 10 £433 +8.12%
Erskine +4 10 £433 +8.12%
Renfrewshire 0 10 £433 +8.12%
London -3 9 £500 +34.68%
South East +15 3 £320 -24.70% 1
Hampshire - 3 £320 - 1
City of London +4 2 £475 +35.71%
North West +3 2 - - 1
Manchester - 2 - - 1
West Midlands -28 1 £320 -28.88%
Shropshire - 1 £320 -
Hook - 1 £320 -
Telford - 1 £320 -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
1 36 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 29 (56.86%) Windows
4 27 (52.94%) ITIL
4 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 26 (50.98%) HP
6 25 (49.02%) SCCM
7 22 (43.14%) SQL
8 21 (41.18%) SCOM
8 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
9 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
9 20 (39.22%) Dell
10 18 (35.29%) BMC
10 18 (35.29%) CA
10 18 (35.29%) Middleware
11 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 17 (33.33%) Python
11 17 (33.33%) VMware
11 17 (33.33%) Jython
11 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 16 (31.37%) Puppet
12 16 (31.37%) BladeLogic
13 15 (29.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 14 (27.45%) ITSM
14 14 (27.45%) SCSM
15 13 (25.49%) Public Cloud
15 13 (25.49%) SAN
16 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (19.61%) SCVMM

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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (13.73%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.88%) IIS
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.96%) Confluence
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.92%) PaaS
5 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) Firewall
3 8 (15.69%) HTTP
3 8 (15.69%) HTTPS
3 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
3 8 (15.69%) NAS
3 8 (15.69%) VPN
4 5 (9.80%) DNS
5 4 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.84%) Skype
6 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (5.88%) Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (35.29%) Middleware
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Public Cloud
2 8 (15.69%) Client/Server
3 7 (13.73%) Clustering
4 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 4 (7.84%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (7.84%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (56.86%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.61%) Linux
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.84%) VMS
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
6 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Phone
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) ITSM
3 10 (19.61%) OO
4 8 (15.69%) Software Distribution
4 8 (15.69%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (13.73%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 5 (9.80%) Release Management
7 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.88%) Prototyping
9 2 (3.92%) API Development
9 2 (3.92%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.92%) High Availability
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (3.92%) Line Management
9 2 (3.92%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 17 (33.33%) Jython
3 17 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 21 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 36 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) XenApp
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.84%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
3 4 (7.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.92%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (49.02%) SCCM
2 21 (41.18%) SCOM
3 16 (31.37%) BladeLogic
3 16 (31.37%) Puppet
4 15 (29.41%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 14 (27.45%) SCSM
6 10 (19.61%) SCVMM
7 8 (15.69%) SCDPM
7 8 (15.69%) Simpana
8 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (5.88%) WSUS
11 2 (3.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (3.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (1.96%) EdgeSight
12 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
12 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) HP
3 20 (39.22%) Dell
4 18 (35.29%) BMC
4 18 (35.29%) CA
5 17 (33.33%) VMware
6 8 (15.69%) Cisco
7 6 (11.76%) Citrix
8 4 (7.84%) Apple
8 4 (7.84%) AppSense
8 4 (7.84%) CommVault
8 4 (7.84%) EMC
8 4 (7.84%) Lumension
8 4 (7.84%) NetApp
9 3 (5.88%) F5
10 2 (3.92%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.92%) Sophos
10 2 (3.92%) Symantec