Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 October 2017 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
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 816 826
Rank change year-on-year -28 +10 -44
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 31 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.064% 0.065%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.58% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 47
UK median daily rate £380 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -1.52% -20.48%
10th Percentile £180 £165 £195
90th Percentile £499 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
UK median hourly rate - £27.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.54% -27.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +95.54% -33.14%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11045 11785 9685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.12% 11.10% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7387 7519 5925
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £225
90th Percentile £613 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 269 339
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +8.99% +1.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.44 £24.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year -28.83% +18.07% +3.75%

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
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 Microsoft Data Protection Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
England +2 29 £415 +10.67% 3
UK excluding London +14 16 £450 +33.33% 2
London +1 15 £415 +3.75% 1
South East +13 6 £450 +38.46%
North of England +63 5 £475 +58.33% 2
Yorkshire +34 5 £475 +72.73%
South West +11 3 £150 -61.29%
Midlands +38 1 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands +31 1 £500 +11.11%
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 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 Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 19 (61.29%) SCCM
4 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
4 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
6 13 (41.94%) SCOM
6 13 (41.94%) VMware
7 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
7 12 (38.71%) Office 365
8 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) McAfee
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 9 (29.03%) Trustwave
9 9 (29.03%) Splunk
9 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (29.03%) Veeam
10 8 (25.81%) Firewall
10 8 (25.81%) Dell
10 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) LAN
11 7 (22.58%) WAN
11 7 (22.58%) CommVault
11 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
12 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Co-occurring 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 7 (22.58%) Skype for Business
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Drupal
4 4 (12.90%) WordPress
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (38.71%) Office 365
3 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (9.68%) IaaS
5 2 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) Skype
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.90%) MPLS
5 4 (12.90%) OSPF
5 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.90%) WLAN
6 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) DMZ
8 1 (3.23%) Extranet
8 1 (3.23%) Intranet
8 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) VMware Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Exchange Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Office 365 Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) Fintech
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 10 (32.26%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Vista
8 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
9 1 (3.23%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Unix
9 1 (3.23%) VMS
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Data Protection
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) ITIL
3 4 (12.90%) CRM
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) OWASP
3 4 (12.90%) SDLC
3 4 (12.90%) SIEM
3 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) High Availability
4 3 (9.68%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.23%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) CCSE
2 4 (12.90%) CISA
2 4 (12.90%) CISMP
2 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCSD
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 15 (48.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (61.29%) SCCM
2 13 (41.94%) SCOM
3 6 (19.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (19.35%) SCDPM
3 6 (19.35%) WSUS
4 5 (16.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (9.68%) AirWatch
5 3 (9.68%) SCVMM
6 2 (6.45%) SmoothWall
6 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.23%) PowerCLI
7 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) McAfee
4 9 (29.03%) Splunk
4 9 (29.03%) Trustwave
4 9 (29.03%) Veeam
5 8 (25.81%) Dell
6 7 (22.58%) CommVault
7 6 (19.35%) SolarWinds
7 6 (19.35%) Symantec
8 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
8 5 (16.13%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) HP
8 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 5 (16.13%) NetApp
9 4 (12.90%) Adobe
9 4 (12.90%) EMC
9 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (12.90%) Sitecore