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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 537 570 531
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -39
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 65 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.061% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 0.80% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 11
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£450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £224 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £460 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - -

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
4347 4239 3259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.77% 7.54% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2651 2426 1872
Average daily rate £408 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 161 163
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.90
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 21 April 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 25 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 21 April 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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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 +34 64 £450 +20.00% 10
South East +9 28 £450 - 4
London +17 20 £425 +6.25% 2
City of London +25 8 £425 -
North West -10 7 £375 +50.00%
Hampshire -12 3 £425 - 1
South West -2 2 - - 3
East of England - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Andover - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 74 (71.84%) SCOM
2 52 (50.49%) Windows
3 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
4 41 (39.81%) SCSM
5 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
6 31 (30.10%) SCCM
7 26 (25.24%) ITIL
8 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
9 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
10 15 (14.56%) UNIX
11 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
11 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
12 13 (12.62%) Linux
12 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
12 13 (12.62%) VMware
12 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
13 12 (11.65%) SCVMM
14 11 (10.68%) SQL
14 11 (10.68%) HP
14 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (9.71%) Capacity Management
15 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
15 10 (9.71%) DNS
15 10 (9.71%) DHCP
16 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (7.77%) SolarWinds
16 8 (7.77%) LAN

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
2 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.71%) DHCP
1 10 (9.71%) DNS
2 8 (7.77%) LAN
2 8 (7.77%) WAN
3 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.94%) SNMP
5 1 (0.97%) Internet
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.91%) MSI
1 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.94%) Automotive
2 2 (1.94%) Publishing
2 2 (1.94%) Banking
2 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Local Government
3 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (18.45%) Consultant
2 18 (17.48%) Administrator
3 17 (16.50%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.71%) Escalation Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) SCCM Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Analyst
11 4 (3.88%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (2.91%) Architect
12 3 (2.91%) Server Support
12 3 (2.91%) Server Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Windows Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Server Support Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.80%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) XML
3 3 (2.91%) OLE
3 3 (2.91%) OLE DB
3 3 (2.91%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.94%) WCF
4 2 (1.94%) REST
4 2 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.77%) PKI
3 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.97%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.97%) Informatics
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Windows
2 17 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (14.56%) UNIX
4 14 (13.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.62%) Linux
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.97%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.97%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) ITIL
2 13 (12.62%) Service Delivery
2 13 (12.62%) Incident Management
3 10 (9.71%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.83%) DevOps
6 5 (4.85%) Release Management
7 4 (3.88%) Build Automation
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.88%) OO
8 3 (2.91%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.91%) ITSM
8 3 (2.91%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.91%) People Management
9 2 (1.94%) Data Protection
9 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.94%) Web Development
9 2 (1.94%) Workflow
9 2 (1.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
2 11 (10.68%) SQL
3 7 (6.80%) C#
4 6 (5.83%) Perl
5 5 (4.85%) C++
5 5 (4.85%) Java
5 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.85%) Python
6 4 (3.88%) AWK
6 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.88%) VBScript
7 2 (1.94%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) PHP
8 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) MCTS
5 1 (0.97%) MCITP
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) MCSA
System Software
1 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.80%) vSphere
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.88%) vCloud
6 3 (2.91%) XenApp
7 2 (1.94%) XenServer
7 2 (1.94%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.94%) HDFS
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 74 (71.84%) SCOM
2 41 (39.81%) SCSM
3 31 (30.10%) SCCM
4 12 (11.65%) SCVMM
5 8 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (4.85%) Puppet
8 4 (3.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (2.91%) Nagios
9 3 (2.91%) StatsD
9 3 (2.91%) Salt
9 3 (2.91%) Graphite
10 2 (1.94%) AppManager
10 2 (1.94%) WMI
11 1 (0.97%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.97%) vMotion
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) VMware
3 11 (10.68%) HP
4 8 (7.77%) SolarWinds
5 7 (6.80%) BMC
6 4 (3.88%) Remedy
6 4 (3.88%) Citrix
7 3 (2.91%) Splunk
7 3 (2.91%) Vertica
8 2 (1.94%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco
9 1 (0.97%) Avaya
9 1 (0.97%) Dell
9 1 (0.97%) EMC
9 1 (0.97%) McAfee
9 1 (0.97%) BT
9 1 (0.97%) Veeam
9 1 (0.97%) NetApp
9 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
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