The table below looks at the statistics for SCDPM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCDPM over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
Rank - 630 621
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 0 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.027% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.32% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 11
Median daily rate - £235 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £195 £333
% change year-on-year
- -41.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.38

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
5438 4662 5049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.84% 8.39% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3465 2853 3094
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 165 179
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.08%

SCDPM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SCDPM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Systems Management category.

SCDPM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SCDPM
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SCDPM within the UK.

SCDPM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SCDPM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SCDPM within the UK.

SCDPM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SCDPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SCDPM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCDPM.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) SCCM
5 8 (57.14%) SCOM
5 8 (57.14%) SCVMM
5 8 (57.14%) SCOrch
5 8 (57.14%) SCSM
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (50.00%) Change Management
7 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (42.86%) VBScript
7 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
8 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) Windows
8 5 (35.71%) Release Management
8 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (35.71%) Analytics
9 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (28.57%) VMS
9 4 (28.57%) VPN

SCDPM
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) NAS
2 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) VMS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 4 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) VBScript
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (14.29%) DFS Replication
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
1 8 (57.14%) SCOM
1 8 (57.14%) SCOrch
1 8 (57.14%) SCSM
1 8 (57.14%) SCVMM
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
2 3 (21.43%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) EMC
3 3 (21.43%) Fujitsu
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) NetApp
3 3 (21.43%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Dell KACE