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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
Rank 634 640 610
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 16 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.026% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.30% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 16
Median daily rate £275 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £308 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-38.88% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
5986 5061 4735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.03% 8.66% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 3096 2758
Median daily rate £450 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 164 159
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.15 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.41% +11.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £43.43 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.32 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+31.31% +9.34%

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 25 August 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 12 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 25 August 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 -9 12 £330 -17.50%
South East +9 6 £330 +1.53%
Hampshire +7 6 £330 -
South West +11 5 £263 -52.27%
Hook +6 4 £320 -
Bristol -4 3 £250 -
Wiltshire +5 1 £450 -18.18%
Swindon +4 1 £450 -18.18%
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Hereford - 1 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £400 -

SCDPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (65.52%) VMware
4 18 (62.07%) SCCM
5 17 (58.62%) SCOM
5 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
6 16 (55.17%) SCVMM
6 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 15 (51.72%) SCSM
7 15 (51.72%) ITIL
8 13 (44.83%) VBScript
8 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
8 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
9 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
9 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
10 11 (37.93%) Client/Server
10 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
11 10 (34.48%) Windows
11 10 (34.48%) Change Management
12 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
12 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (31.03%) SCOrch
13 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
13 8 (27.59%) HP
13 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
13 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
14 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (24.14%) Cisco
14 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec

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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
2 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) NAS
1 6 (20.69%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (13.79%) Billing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Storage Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Storage Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Client/Server
2 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
6 4 (13.79%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) ITIL
2 10 (34.48%) Change Management
3 9 (31.03%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Defect Management
4 6 (20.69%) Prototyping
5 5 (17.24%) Analytics
5 5 (17.24%) Data Protection
5 5 (17.24%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.90%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.45%) High Availability
9 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
9 1 (3.45%) Migration
9 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
9 1 (3.45%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) VBScript
2 12 (41.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.34%) MCSA
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) CCA
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (20.69%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (10.34%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) SCCM
2 17 (58.62%) SCOM
3 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 16 (55.17%) SCVMM
4 15 (51.72%) SCSM
5 9 (31.03%) SCOrch
6 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (20.69%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (20.69%) NetBackup
8 3 (10.34%) WSUS
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) HP
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) Dell
5 6 (20.69%) EMC
5 6 (20.69%) Fujitsu
5 6 (20.69%) NetApp
5 6 (20.69%) Veeam
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Dell KACE
7 1 (3.45%) F5