The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 564 548 580
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 30 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.73% 0.59% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 1
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£450 £355 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -39.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £342 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4122 3751 3788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.53% 7.34% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2428 2100 1968
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 162 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.53 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.36% +25.71%

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 31 July 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 21 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 31 July 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 -19 30 £450 +26.76% 13
London +37 27 £450 +25.00% 6
City of London +26 4 £475 +31.94% 4
South East -20 1 - - 2
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Poole - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 36 (58.06%) SCOM
4 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
5 25 (40.32%) SCCM
6 24 (38.71%) Hyper-V
7 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
8 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
9 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
9 16 (25.81%) VMware
10 15 (24.19%) Cisco
10 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
10 15 (24.19%) Lync
10 15 (24.19%) SCSM
11 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.58%) Data Protection
11 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
11 14 (22.58%) DNS
12 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
13 11 (17.74%) DHCP
13 11 (17.74%) ITIL
13 11 (17.74%) Perl
14 10 (16.13%) HP
14 10 (16.13%) SAN
14 10 (16.13%) Finance
14 10 (16.13%) SCVMM
15 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (14.52%) Clustering
15 9 (14.52%) SQL

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (24.19%) Lync
2 14 (22.58%) SharePoint
3 12 (19.35%) MS Exchange
4 9 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.58%) DNS
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
3 10 (16.13%) SAN
4 8 (12.90%) Firewall
4 8 (12.90%) LAN
4 8 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.29%) VPN
5 7 (11.29%) Wireless
5 7 (11.29%) IPsec
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (8.06%) WLAN
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.45%) HTTP
7 4 (6.45%) OSPF
7 4 (6.45%) BGP
8 3 (4.84%) WAN
9 2 (3.23%) IPv6
9 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Consultant
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Service Design Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) SCCM Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Network Support Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) HTML
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
1 5 (8.06%) ADO.NET
1 5 (8.06%) HTML5
2 2 (3.23%) XMPP
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) XSLT
3 1 (1.61%) WAP
3 1 (1.61%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) CMDB
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.23%) Wiki
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) CESG
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Online Games
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Windows
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.29%) Linux
5 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) Solaris
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.23%) UNIX
9 2 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Data Protection
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL
3 8 (12.90%) Change Management
3 8 (12.90%) ITSM
3 8 (12.90%) Asset Management
4 6 (9.68%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.06%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.45%) Security Management
6 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.45%) BCP
6 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Network Management
7 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 2 (3.23%) Validation
8 2 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.74%) Perl
3 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Python
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.06%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (6.45%) MCSA
4 4 (6.45%) MCTS
4 4 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ISEB
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) GPG13
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Hyper-V
2 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.45%) vCloud
5 4 (6.45%) UAG
5 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.84%) vSphere
7 2 (3.23%) NFS
7 2 (3.23%) Xen
8 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (58.06%) SCOM
2 25 (40.32%) SCCM
3 15 (24.19%) SCSM
4 10 (16.13%) SCVMM
5 7 (11.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (4.84%) WSUS
7 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (3.23%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (1.61%) OpenView
8 1 (1.61%) MOM
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.61%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.61%) Puppet
8 1 (1.61%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 10 (16.13%) HP
5 7 (11.29%) Dell
5 7 (11.29%) BMC
5 7 (11.29%) Remedy
6 6 (9.68%) EMC
7 5 (8.06%) NetApp
7 5 (8.06%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) Citrix
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle
10 2 (3.23%) IBM
11 1 (1.61%) Mercator
11 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
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