Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 172 207
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 -32
Contract jobs citing SCOrch 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.04% 1.28% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +18.52% -15.63%
10th Percentile £315 £375 £313
90th Percentile £368 £425 £438
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £24.25
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 578 390 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.20% 8.89% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 266 318
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £470 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £278 £290
90th Percentile £575 £575 £511
England median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £14.22 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +2.01% -38.07%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £10.73
90th Percentile £23.08 £21.50 £24.45
England median hourly rate £19.20 £17.89 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.35% -18.70% +8.99%

SCOrch
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SCOrch as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SCOrch in the West Midlands

SCOrch
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SCOrch in the West Midlands

SCOrch
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCOrch in the West Midlands

SCOrch
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCOrch within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Worcestershire - 2 £338 -
Birmingham -20 1 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £325 -
SCOrch
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SCOrch.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Logistics
5 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management

SCOrch
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Author
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Def Stans
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) SCSM
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
3 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) NVIDIA
2 1 (16.67%) VMware