Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for SCOrch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCOrch over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 604 557 573
Rank change year-on-year -47 +16 -26
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 23 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.050% 0.048% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 13
London median daily rate £500 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +42.86% -25.88%
10th Percentile £263 £335 £203
90th Percentile £575 £600 £474
England median daily rate £408 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
London median hourly rate - £22.34 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.55% -
England median hourly rate - £20.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +8.78% -26.92%

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

All Systems Management Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 6,187 4,604 4,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.46% 11.65% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,577 3,292 3,235
London median daily rate £525 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +8.00%
10th Percentile £314 £320 £300
90th Percentile £674 £638 £613
England median daily rate £498 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +8.15% +8.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 41 44
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.73% +18.70%
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £16.63
90th Percentile £64.13 £47.00 £53.38
England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £21.33
% change year-on-year -16.28% +0.80% +6.65%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing SCOrch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in London

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOrch in London

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOrch in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOrch in London

SCOrch
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -36 5 £425 -5.56% 1
SCOrch
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SCOrch also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (65.22%) SCCM
4 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
5 12 (52.17%) SCOM
5 12 (52.17%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) Linux
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
11 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
11 5 (21.74%) .NET
11 5 (21.74%) C#
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
11 5 (21.74%) HP
11 5 (21.74%) Clustering
11 5 (21.74%) Change Management
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) Runbook
12 4 (17.39%) Windows 10

SCOrch
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
3 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.35%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (4.35%) HDInsight
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Hudson
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Specialist
3 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Build Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) CMDB
4 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
1 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
2 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (21.74%) Capacity Management
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) Runbook
5 3 (13.04%) Compliance Audit
5 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (8.70%) ITSM
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
7 1 (4.35%) Network Packet Capture
7 1 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) PowerShell
2 5 (21.74%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) VCP6
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) Docker
5 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
6 1 (4.35%) LXC
6 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) SCCM
2 12 (52.17%) SCOM
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) vRealize
3 3 (13.04%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 3 (13.04%) XenMobile
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (8.70%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.35%) Mesos
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix
4 3 (13.04%) Ivanti
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (13.04%) Twitter
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) EMC
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.35%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) Symantec
6 1 (4.35%) Xamarin