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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
Rank 557 553 600
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +47
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 55 33 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.063% 0.007%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.25% 0.88% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 1
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£450 £355 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +26.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 -
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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
4396 3745 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.63% 7.10% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2621 2209 1935
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 155 172
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +28.76%

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 19 September 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 30 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 19 September 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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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 55 £450 +26.76% 9
London +35 38 £475 +31.94% 2
City of London +37 13 £450 +25.00%
South East -1 10 £400 +18.51% 1
Surrey -2 6 £390 +21.87% 1
East of England - 4 £400 -
Berkshire 0 2 £400 +6.66%
Cambridge - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
South West - - - - 3
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Coventry - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (62.96%) Windows
1 51 (62.96%) SCOM
2 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
3 37 (45.68%) SCCM
4 35 (43.21%) PowerShell
5 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 22 (27.16%) SCSM
8 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
9 21 (25.93%) VMware
10 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
12 18 (22.22%) SQL
13 17 (20.99%) DNS
14 15 (18.52%) SCVMM
15 14 (17.28%) Cisco
15 14 (17.28%) DHCP
15 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
16 13 (16.05%) Dell
16 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
16 13 (16.05%) Clustering
16 13 (16.05%) Lync
16 13 (16.05%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (14.81%) Asset Management
17 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
17 12 (14.81%) C#
17 12 (14.81%) ITIL
17 12 (14.81%) MS Excel

SCOrch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 13 (16.05%) Lync
3 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
4 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 14 (17.28%) DHCP
3 13 (16.05%) Fibre Channel
4 11 (13.58%) LAN
4 11 (13.58%) SAN
4 11 (13.58%) Firewall
5 10 (12.35%) Wireless
5 10 (12.35%) IPsec
5 10 (12.35%) VPN
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (9.88%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.88%) WLAN
7 7 (8.64%) BGP
7 7 (8.64%) OSPF
8 3 (3.70%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.70%) WAN
8 3 (3.70%) HTTP
8 3 (3.70%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
3 1 (1.23%) Games
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Consultant
2 18 (22.22%) Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.17%) SCCM Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) SCCM Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
10 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.47%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) ADO.NET
2 6 (7.41%) HTML
2 6 (7.41%) HTML5
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) XMPP
5 1 (1.23%) REST
5 1 (1.23%) JSON
5 1 (1.23%) JAXB
5 1 (1.23%) WAP
5 1 (1.23%) XSLT
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Clustering
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.41%) CMDB
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) CESG
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 51 (62.96%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (24.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (11.11%) Linux
4 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.94%) UNIX
6 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) Data Protection
2 12 (14.81%) Asset Management
2 12 (14.81%) ITIL
3 10 (12.35%) ITSM
3 10 (12.35%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 7 (8.64%) BCP
6 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 4 (4.94%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.94%) Data Modelling
7 4 (4.94%) Use Case
7 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 4 (4.94%) Capacity Management
8 3 (3.70%) Network Management
8 3 (3.70%) Information Assurance
8 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.47%) Service Management
9 2 (2.47%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.47%) Data Management
9 2 (2.47%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.21%) PowerShell
2 18 (22.22%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) Perl
5 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.88%) VBScript
6 7 (8.64%) Python
7 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.47%) Java
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
9 1 (1.23%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.41%) MCSA
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) MCSE
6 4 (4.94%) MCITP
6 4 (4.94%) MCTS
7 2 (2.47%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) GPG13
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.17%) vSphere
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.94%) XenApp
7 3 (3.70%) vCloud
8 2 (2.47%) NFS
8 2 (2.47%) Xen
9 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 51 (62.96%) SCOM
2 37 (45.68%) SCCM
3 22 (27.16%) SCSM
4 15 (18.52%) SCVMM
5 4 (4.94%) WMI
5 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (4.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Puppet
7 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.47%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.23%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.93%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) Dell
5 9 (11.11%) BMC
5 9 (11.11%) Remedy
6 8 (9.88%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.64%) Citrix
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle
8 6 (7.41%) EMC
8 6 (7.41%) HP
9 5 (6.17%) NetApp
10 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.94%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.70%) CA
12 2 (2.47%) Symantec
12 2 (2.47%) IBM
13 1 (1.23%) JD Edwards
13 1 (1.23%) SAP
13 1 (1.23%) Mercator
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