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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 563 554 590
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +36
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 49 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.038% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.15% 0.52% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 1
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£475 £350 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -40.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 -
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -
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
4262 3815 3796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.66% 7.24% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2517 2214 1968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 152 176
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.11 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +11.11%

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 28 August 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 26 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 28 August 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 +13 49 £475 +35.71% 10
London +39 37 £475 +35.71% 6
City of London +31 12 £450 +25.00% 3
South East -13 8 £408 +17.26% 2
East of England - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 - -
Berkshire +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Midlands - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Poole - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
3 47 (60.26%) SCOM
4 38 (48.72%) PowerShell
5 36 (46.15%) SCCM
6 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
6 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (25.64%) SCSM
8 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
10 18 (23.08%) DNS
11 17 (21.79%) VMware
12 16 (20.51%) SQL
13 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
13 15 (19.23%) DHCP
14 13 (16.67%) Cisco
14 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 13 (16.67%) Data Protection
15 12 (15.38%) SCVMM
15 12 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (15.38%) ITIL
15 12 (15.38%) C#
15 12 (15.38%) Perl
16 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
16 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (14.10%) Clustering
16 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
16 11 (14.10%) Asset Management

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (14.10%) MS Exchange
3 10 (12.82%) Lync
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.08%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) DHCP
3 12 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (12.82%) LAN
4 10 (12.82%) SAN
4 10 (12.82%) Firewall
5 9 (11.54%) Wireless
5 9 (11.54%) IPsec
5 9 (11.54%) VPN
6 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.97%) WLAN
7 7 (8.97%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (8.97%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (7.69%) OSPF
8 6 (7.69%) BGP
9 4 (5.13%) HTTP
10 3 (3.85%) WAN
10 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
10 3 (3.85%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.85%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.28%) JUnit
2 1 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (30.77%) Consultant
2 17 (21.79%) Architect
3 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Administrator
6 4 (5.13%) SCCM Consultant
7 3 (3.85%) Integration Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Support Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.56%) Server Support
8 2 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) ADO.NET
2 6 (7.69%) HTML
2 6 (7.69%) HTML5
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) Web Services
4 2 (2.56%) XMPP
5 1 (1.28%) JSON
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) XSLT
5 1 (1.28%) WAP
5 1 (1.28%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Clustering
2 6 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.69%) CMDB
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.28%) CESG
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 51 (65.38%) Windows
2 23 (29.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.82%) Linux
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.41%) UNIX
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (5.13%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.13%) Solaris
9 3 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 12 (15.38%) ITIL
3 11 (14.10%) Asset Management
4 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.82%) ITSM
5 8 (10.26%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) BCP
6 6 (7.69%) Change Management
7 4 (5.13%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.13%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.13%) Use Case
7 4 (5.13%) Time Management
7 4 (5.13%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.85%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.85%) Network Management
9 2 (2.56%) Data Management
9 2 (2.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) PowerShell
2 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) C#
3 12 (15.38%) Perl
4 9 (11.54%) VBScript
5 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) Ruby
7 2 (2.56%) Java
8 1 (1.28%) XPath
8 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.36%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) MCTS
5 4 (5.13%) MCITP
5 4 (5.13%) MCSA
6 3 (3.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) MCSD
7 1 (1.28%) ISEB
7 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) GPG13
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) Hyper-V
2 20 (25.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.13%) vCloud
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (5.13%) XenApp
6 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) Xen
7 2 (2.56%) NFS
8 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 47 (60.26%) SCOM
2 36 (46.15%) SCCM
3 20 (25.64%) SCSM
4 12 (15.38%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (5.13%) WMI
5 4 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.56%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.28%) WSUS
7 1 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (1.28%) OpenView
7 1 (1.28%) MOM
7 1 (1.28%) HP SIM
7 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (21.79%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Dell
5 9 (11.54%) BMC
5 9 (11.54%) Remedy
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix
7 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
8 6 (7.69%) EMC
8 6 (7.69%) HP
9 4 (5.13%) Oracle
9 4 (5.13%) NetApp
9 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.28%) CA
11 1 (1.28%) Mercator
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