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 27 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 258 243
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15  
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 3 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.039% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 1.10% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £538 £372 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.48% -25.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £298 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £520
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 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 864 1090 1019
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.14% 12.12% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 642 573
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 42 38
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.50 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.19% +60.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.95 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -46.96% +60.97%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCOrch in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £544 -
Berkshire +23 1 £335 -16.25%
SCOrch
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Puppet
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
4 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) CA
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Validation
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) SUSE
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Lotus
5 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
5 1 (20.00%) Red Hat

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 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Architect
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) API Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) CFEngine
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Unicenter
3 1 (20.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (20.00%) Lotus
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Nimsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) SunGard