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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
Rank 634 633 612
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.021% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.21% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £313 £418 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +115.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £340 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £488 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £418 £185
% change year-on-year
-25.19% +125.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.19 -

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
5623 4535 4224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.47% 8.10% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3579 2824 2496
Median daily rate £450 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 184 149
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £35.25 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £20.19 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+73.39% -10.28%

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 29 May 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 11 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 29 May 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 9 £385 +10.63% 6
Hampshire +6 7 £410 +19.79%
South East +3 7 £410 +17.81% 1
Hook +5 6 £410 +21.84%
Yorkshire +10 1 £265 - 1
London +6 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £265 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £265 - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

SCDPM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (66.67%) SCCM
4 9 (60.00%) SCOM
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
6 7 (46.67%) VBScript
6 7 (46.67%) SCVMM
6 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (40.00%) SCSM
7 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) ITIL
10 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Data Protection

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 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Designer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Designer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Storage Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (46.67%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (66.67%) SCCM
2 9 (60.00%) SCOM
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (46.67%) SCVMM
5 6 (40.00%) SCSM
6 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 2 (13.33%) Fujitsu
5 2 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
6 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Intel Security