Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 832 827
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 -45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 34 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.056% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 37
UK median daily rate £450 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +9.85% -17.50%
10th Percentile £274 £203 £250
90th Percentile £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £360 £328
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.92% -11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +13.95% -1.44%
10th Percentile £18.50 £21.45 £14.76
90th Percentile £19.50 £28.56 £20.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £23.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -17.39% +13.95% -10.29%

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 10630 11834 9641
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.06% 10.95% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7046 7610 5933
UK median daily rate £465 £425 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +6.57% +6.35%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £220
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +6.41% +7.59% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 250 348
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +11.47% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £11.94
90th Percentile £47.00 £43.03 £40.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -36.00% +23.85% +0.62%

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 24 August 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 11 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 24 August 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 +14 32 £450 +16.13% 3
UK excluding London +19 21 £450 +25.00% 3
London +13 13 £450 +5.88% 1
North of England +50 8 £463 +54.17%
South East +24 7 £450 +25.00%
Yorkshire +34 5 £475 +72.73%
North West +31 3 £450 +20.00%
East of England -3 3 £125 -67.39%
West Midlands +40 2 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +24 2 £500 +11.11%
Scotland - 1 £340 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) Windows
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
5 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
6 17 (50.00%) Skype for Business
6 17 (50.00%) SCCM
6 17 (50.00%) Office 365
7 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (47.06%) Data Protection
7 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
8 14 (41.18%) Dell
9 13 (38.24%) SCOM
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
10 12 (35.29%) Symantec
11 11 (32.35%) Finance
11 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (32.35%) Skype
12 10 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 10 (29.41%) McAfee
13 9 (26.47%) Firewall
13 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
13 9 (26.47%) VMware
13 9 (26.47%) Trustwave
13 9 (26.47%) Azure Active Directory
13 9 (26.47%) Splunk

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 17 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (50.00%) Office 365
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (26.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (14.71%) IaaS
5 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Skype
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) SAN
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (14.71%) DHCP
6 3 (8.82%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.82%) VoIP
6 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.94%) DMZ
8 1 (2.94%) Extranet
8 1 (2.94%) Intranet
8 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.94%) LAN
8 1 (2.94%) NAS
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security
8 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Messaging Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Office 365 Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Manager
6 2 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
2 6 (17.65%) Clustering
3 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows Server
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Data Protection
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 5 (14.71%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) High Availability
5 3 (8.82%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
7 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.94%) ITSM
7 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.94%) Service Management
7 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.71%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCSD
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.88%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.59%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.88%) XenApp
6 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.94%) UAG
6 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) SCCM
2 13 (38.24%) SCOM
3 10 (29.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (26.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (20.59%) WSUS
6 5 (14.71%) SCDPM
7 4 (11.76%) SCOrch
8 3 (8.82%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
8 3 (8.82%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (5.88%) SmoothWall
9 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (2.94%) AirWatch
10 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (2.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Dell
3 12 (35.29%) Symantec
4 10 (29.41%) McAfee
5 9 (26.47%) Splunk
5 9 (26.47%) Trustwave
5 9 (26.47%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco
7 6 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Apple
8 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (8.82%) NetApp
8 3 (8.82%) Sophos
8 3 (8.82%) Veeam
9 2 (5.88%) Citrix
10 1 (2.94%) AppSense
10 1 (2.94%) CommVault
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Intel
10 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds