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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft System Center Orchestrator (formerly Opalis)
England / South East
Rank 243 253 256
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 2 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year -21.64% -6.73%  

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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 779 998 1051
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 10.05% 10.91% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 604 546
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 30
Median hourly rate £16.50 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.14 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% +4.65%  

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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
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 3 months to 23 March 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
Berkshire +22 1 - -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
SCOrch
England

SCOrch
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) SCSM
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

SCOrch
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 2 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCSM
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) BMC
3 1 (25.00%) CA