Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 371 380
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.042% 0.073%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.37% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
South East median daily rate £300 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -28.89% +12.50%
England median daily rate £351 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -16.37% -1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2000 1897 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.88% 11.41% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1233 1124 1060
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £580 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 75
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £25.88 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.89% +29.38% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £12.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £46.45 £55.00 £46.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -17.99% +3.65% +0.45%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SCOrch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in the South East

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOrch in the South East

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOrch in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCOrch in the South East

SCOrch
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley - 3 £300 -
Berkshire - 2 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 -
Kent - 1 £463 -
SCOrch
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 2 (50.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Sun

SCOrch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Architect
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) API Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Network Management
1 2 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Runbook
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
1 3 (75.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 2 (50.00%) Unicenter
2 2 (50.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Nimsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) SunGard