Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Data Protection Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Data Protection Manager over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 804 830
Rank change year-on-year -40 +26 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 23 29 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.032% 0.053%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.18% 0.28% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 30
England median daily rate £360 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +20.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £262 £159 £256
90th Percentile £535 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £360 £450 £339
% change year-on-year -20.00% +32.84% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
England median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.57% +79.91%
UK median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.19
% change year-on-year - -24.57% +79.91%

Microsoft Data Protection Manager is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,052 10,318 11,294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.87% 11.46% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,844 6,922 7,338
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £268 £265
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 239 239
England median hourly rate £18.60 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.29% -22.22% +11.47%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.70 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.83 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in England

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 6 £400 -11.11% 1
South East +1 5 £500 +11.11% 1
North of England -20 5 £360 -24.21% 2
Midlands -5 4 £298 -40.50% 2
North West -15 4 £360 -28.00% 2
West Midlands -17 4 £298 -40.50% 2
South West -12 3 £431 +187.50% 1
Yorkshire -25 1 - -
Microsoft Data Protection Manager
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

1 18 (78.26%) Data Protection
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) SCOM
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (52.17%) SCCM
5 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) DHCP
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco
8 8 (34.78%) ITIL
8 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (34.78%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) SCDPM
9 7 (30.43%) Clustering
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) SCVMM
10 6 (26.09%) Symantec
10 6 (26.09%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) McAfee

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) IIS
4 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (26.09%) Office 365
3 5 (21.74%) IaaS
4 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.70%) Mimecast
5 2 (8.70%) PaaS
5 2 (8.70%) SaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DHCP
2 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) DMZ
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ICT Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Clustering
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.70%) Replication
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Data Protection
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Server Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Storage Management
5 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
5 2 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.70%) Fault Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.70%) Proactive Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
1 12 (52.17%) Hyper-V
2 11 (47.83%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) DFS Replication
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (13.04%) XenApp
6 2 (8.70%) Firmware
6 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (60.87%) SCOM
2 12 (52.17%) SCCM
3 8 (34.78%) SCDPM
4 6 (26.09%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (26.09%) SCVMM
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (21.74%) SCOrch
5 5 (21.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (17.39%) SCSM
6 4 (17.39%) WSUS
7 2 (8.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
7 2 (8.70%) vCenter Server
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (4.35%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) McAfee
3 6 (26.09%) Symantec
4 4 (17.39%) Trustwave
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) Dell
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) Splunk
6 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.70%) Brocade
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Lumension
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos