The table below looks at the statistics for SCDPM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SCDPM over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
Rank 563 552 518
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 16 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.024% 0.011%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.40% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£488 £196 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+148.40% -47.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £196 £375
% change year-on-year
+148.40% -47.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +75.00%

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
4037 3616 2837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.78% 7.22% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 2005 1623
Average daily rate £422 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 152 169
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.40 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

SCDPM
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SCDPM within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCDPM within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 15 £488 +148.40% 4
South East -22 5 £419 +113.37% 1
London - 4 £300 -
North West - 4 £550 - 1
Berkshire -3 3 £494 +41.07% 1
Reading - 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Woking - - - -

SCDPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCDPM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCDPM.

1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (51.52%) SCCM
4 17 (51.52%) SCOM
5 16 (48.48%) SAN
6 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 14 (42.42%) Symantec
8 13 (39.39%) McAfee
8 13 (39.39%) HP
8 13 (39.39%) VMware
9 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
9 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
9 12 (36.36%) SCVMM
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
9 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (33.33%) Sophos
11 10 (30.30%) Firewall
11 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
11 10 (30.30%) ITIL
11 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
12 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (27.27%) Lumension
13 8 (24.24%) EMC

SCDPM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SCDPM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SCDPM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) Lync
5 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (9.09%) IIS
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Project
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) SAN
2 10 (30.30%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (6.06%) Internet
8 2 (6.06%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) WAN
8 2 (6.06%) NAS
9 1 (3.03%) SMS
9 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.21%) Legal
2 4 (12.12%) Law
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Technician
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Clustering
2 6 (18.18%) CESG
3 5 (15.15%) Replication
4 3 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (9.09%) CLARiiON
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Data Protection
2 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
4 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 4 (12.12%) Information Management
5 4 (12.12%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) VBScript
3 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) MCSE
5 5 (15.15%) VCP4
6 4 (12.12%) CCNA
6 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.12%) MCITP
7 3 (9.09%) VCP5
8 1 (3.03%) MCTS
8 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) UAG
4 3 (9.09%) Xen
5 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
6 1 (3.03%) VMware GSX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (51.52%) SCCM
1 17 (51.52%) SCOM
2 12 (36.36%) SCVMM
3 11 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (18.18%) NetBackup
5 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
6 3 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (9.09%) Legato
7 2 (6.06%) WMI
7 2 (6.06%) SCSM
7 2 (6.06%) PureDisk
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Intune
8 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (3.03%) WSUS
8 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
8 1 (3.03%) MOM
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Symantec
3 13 (39.39%) McAfee
3 13 (39.39%) HP
3 13 (39.39%) VMware
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) Sophos
5 9 (27.27%) Lumension
6 8 (24.24%) EMC
7 3 (9.09%) Proofpoint
7 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 3 (9.09%) Fujitsu
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) Clearswift
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
9 1 (3.03%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) IBM
9 1 (3.03%) Intel
9 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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