The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SCOrch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOrch over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 117 113
Rank change year-on-year +19 -4  
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.054% 0.086% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.64% 0.76% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £395 £450
% change year-on-year -30.37% -12.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 - -

SCOrch is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 156 262 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.49% 11.26% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 122 112
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +11.62% +5.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.74% +6.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £34.85 £20.19
% change year-on-year -49.78% +72.65%  

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing SCOrch as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in Berkshire

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCOrch in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOrch in Berkshire

SCOrch
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Newbury - 1 £335 -
SCOrch
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SunGard
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat

SCOrch
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) SunGard
2 1 (50.00%) VMware