Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 594 816 873
Rank change year-on-year +222 +57 -63
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 26 49 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.054% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.37% 0.37% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 9
Median daily rate £375 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% +15.94%
10th Percentile £281 £375 £301
90th Percentile £546 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £475 £325
% change year-on-year +4.74% +46.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6,980 13,371 13,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.81% 14.74% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,550 8,894 8,691
Median daily rate £500 £500 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.15% +5.67%
10th Percentile £285 £310 £275
90th Percentile £668 £674 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 334 310
Median hourly rate £22.87 £20.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.55% +12.33% -20.65%
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.00 £11.79
90th Percentile £49.92 £49.85 £50.00
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.22
% change year-on-year +17.14% +7.92% -18.93%

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Data Protection Manager in the UK

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Top 7 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 27 May 2020. 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 +204 25 £375 -25.00% 3
London +167 15 £290 -44.76% 1
UK excluding London +144 8 £498 +4.74% 2
South West +45 5 £545 +14.74%
Midlands +77 3 £450 +18.03% 1
West Midlands +62 3 £450 +18.03% 1
Work from Home - 3 £288 -

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 25 (96.15%) Hyper-V
2 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
3 24 (92.31%) DHCP
4 23 (88.46%) Windows Server
5 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
6 20 (76.92%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (69.23%) DNS
8 17 (65.38%) ITIL
8 17 (65.38%) Windows 10
9 15 (57.69%) SCOM
10 14 (53.85%) DV Cleared
10 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (50.00%) SCCM
11 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (50.00%) WSUS
11 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
11 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (42.31%) Clustering
13 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
13 10 (38.46%) SAN
13 10 (38.46%) SCDPM
13 10 (38.46%) SCSM
13 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
14 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Clustering
15 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
15 8 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
15 8 (30.77%) Application Virtualisation

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 13 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) GCP
2 5 (19.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) NuGet
3 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) DHCP
2 18 (69.23%) DNS
3 10 (38.46%) SAN
4 6 (23.08%) IPv4
5 5 (19.23%) Skype
5 5 (19.23%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) GitLab
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.85%) WiX
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Police
1 1 (3.85%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Support
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Officer
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Support Officer
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (15.38%) Author
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Technical Author
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Writer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 8 (30.77%) HP StoreVirtual
2 8 (30.77%) User Experience
3 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Windows Server
3 17 (65.38%) Windows 10
4 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (65.38%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Application Virtualisation
3 8 (30.77%) High Availability
4 6 (23.08%) Patch Management
5 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Network Management
8 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) DevOps
9 1 (3.85%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) Security Cleared
2 14 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (19.23%) MCSA
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) Government Security Classifications
2 6 (23.08%) NCSC
3 3 (11.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
1 25 (96.15%) Hyper-V
2 20 (76.92%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (30.77%) DFS Replication
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (30.77%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) SCOM
2 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 13 (50.00%) WSUS
3 10 (38.46%) SCDPM
3 10 (38.46%) SCSM
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Clustering
5 8 (30.77%) Failover Clustering
5 8 (30.77%) SCVMM
6 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.85%) Ansible
7 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (3.85%) Puppet
7 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) ArcSight
1 8 (30.77%) Dell
1 8 (30.77%) HP
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
2 6 (23.08%) Lumension
2 6 (23.08%) Sophos
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) VMware