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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
Rank 623 636 625
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 15 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.15% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Median daily rate £300 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +46.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £550 £375
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +46.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6066 4757 4347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.34% 8.47% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3906 2914 2524
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £377 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 158 130
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.70 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+65.23% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SCDPM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

SCDPM Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCDPM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +8 11 £340 -38.18% 4
Hampshire +13 8 £340 +1.04%
South East +11 8 £340 +1.04% 2
Hook +7 6 £342 +1.63%
South West +1 1 £400 -27.27%
London -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £265 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £265 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -

SCDPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) SCCM
5 15 (65.22%) SCOM
6 14 (60.87%) SCVMM
6 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
7 13 (56.52%) SCSM
7 13 (56.52%) VBScript
8 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
9 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
9 11 (47.83%) ITIL
9 11 (47.83%) Client/Server
10 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
11 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
11 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
11 8 (34.78%) Change Management
12 7 (30.43%) Cisco
12 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (30.43%) SCOrch
13 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
13 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
13 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
13 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
13 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (26.09%) HP
13 6 (26.09%) Windows
14 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
14 5 (21.74%) Release Management

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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) NAS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (17.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Client/Server
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
2 4 (17.39%) VMS
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Defect Management
4 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 4 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
9 1 (4.35%) High Availability
9 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
9 1 (4.35%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) VBScript
2 12 (52.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 2 (8.70%) MCSA
6 1 (4.35%) CCNA
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.35%) DFS Replication
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) SCCM
2 15 (65.22%) SCOM
3 14 (60.87%) SCVMM
4 13 (56.52%) SCSM
5 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (30.43%) SCOrch
7 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
8 4 (17.39%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) Fujitsu
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Veeam
6 1 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security