Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 619 606
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 29 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.064% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
London median daily rate £500 £456 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -3.95% +18.01%
10th Percentile £375 £380 £266
90th Percentile £644 £547 £543
England median daily rate £450 £351 £420
% change year-on-year +28.11% -16.37% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 7,120 5,837 5,565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.60% 12.54% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,298 4,293 3,755
London median daily rate £528 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £342 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 58 59
London median hourly rate £19.50 £25.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.27% +28.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.94 £14.36
90th Percentile £40.02 £165.00 £36.57
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -24.44% +12.50%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -21 9 £425 -8.11% 3
SCOrch
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (79.31%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) PowerShell
3 18 (62.07%) SCOM
4 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 15 (51.72%) SCCM
6 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
7 12 (41.38%) VMware
8 11 (37.93%) Citrix
8 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
8 11 (37.93%) XenApp
9 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
10 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
10 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
11 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
11 6 (20.69%) Ivanti
11 6 (20.69%) XenMobile
11 6 (20.69%) .NET
12 5 (17.24%) VB
12 5 (17.24%) C#
12 5 (17.24%) Symantec

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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (17.24%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.45%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) TACACS
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Hudson
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Supervisor
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) OAuth
4 1 (3.45%) OpenID
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
4 1 (3.45%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.45%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Identity Management
1 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.24%) Compliance Audit
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Runbook
5 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Server Management
6 2 (6.90%) Storage Management
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) PowerShell
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
5 2 (6.90%) C
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Hyper-V
2 11 (37.93%) XenApp
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (20.69%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (20.69%) XenDesktop
5 5 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (10.34%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) SCOM
2 15 (51.72%) SCCM
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (20.69%) XenMobile
5 5 (17.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (10.34%) SafeCom
6 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
6 3 (10.34%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (3.45%) Perfmon
8 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 11 (37.93%) Citrix
4 6 (20.69%) Ivanti
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) BMC
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) NetApp
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy