Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 822 845
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 34 56 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.054% 0.063%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.29% 0.50% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 48
UK median daily rate £325 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +8.11% -12.94%
10th Percentile £150 £250 £199
90th Percentile £488 £488 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £27.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.38 -

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 11716 11276 9740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.35% 10.94% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7969 7220 5985
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +3.80%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £240
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 259 332
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £42.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.19 £20.25 £19.02
% change year-on-year -20.05% +6.49% -5.21%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -36 33 £325 -18.75% 5
London -9 19 £275 -35.29%
UK excluding London +5 16 £450 +20.00% 4
North of England +29 5 £475 +55.10% 2
Yorkshire +29 5 £475 +72.73%
South East -9 5 £450 +5.88% 2
South West +2 3 £150 -42.86%
West Midlands +22 1 £500 +11.11%
Midlands +13 1 £500 +11.11%
East of England -20 1 £150 -62.50%
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 22 (64.71%) SCCM
4 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
5 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (44.12%) VMware
7 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (38.24%) SCOM
8 13 (38.24%) ITIL
9 12 (35.29%) SAN
9 12 (35.29%) Office 365
10 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
10 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (32.35%) Linux
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco
10 11 (32.35%) Firewall
11 10 (29.41%) LAN
11 10 (29.41%) WAN
11 10 (29.41%) CommVault
11 10 (29.41%) Veeam
11 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (26.47%) SCDPM
12 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
13 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
13 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office

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 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Drupal
2 4 (11.76%) WordPress
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.82%) IaaS
5 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 11 (32.35%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) LAN
3 10 (29.41%) WAN
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 6 (17.65%) Skype
4 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.71%) Network Security
6 4 (11.76%) DHCP
6 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 4 (11.76%) MPLS
6 4 (11.76%) OSPF
6 4 (11.76%) WLAN
7 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.82%) NAS
8 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 2 (5.88%) VPN
8 2 (5.88%) Wireless
9 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.59%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (11.76%) Replication
4 3 (8.82%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) CESG
5 2 (5.88%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.94%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.94%) Fintech
6 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (32.35%) Linux
5 6 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Vista
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.76%) CentOS
8 1 (2.94%) AIX
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) VMS
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 11 (32.35%) Data Protection
3 6 (17.65%) Software Deployment
4 5 (14.71%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Information Security
5 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 4 (11.76%) OWASP
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
5 4 (11.76%) SIEM
5 4 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Network Management
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNP
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) CCSE
3 4 (11.76%) CISA
3 4 (11.76%) CISMP
3 4 (11.76%) CISSP
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCSA
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.94%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) GDPR
2 2 (5.88%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (58.82%) Hyper-V
3 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.88%) vSphere
7 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.94%) XenApp
7 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (64.71%) SCCM
2 13 (38.24%) SCOM
3 9 (26.47%) SCDPM
4 6 (17.65%) AirWatch
5 4 (11.76%) WSUS
6 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
7 2 (5.88%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.94%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (2.94%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
8 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
8 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 10 (29.41%) CommVault
4 10 (29.41%) Veeam
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) McAfee
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
7 4 (11.76%) Adobe
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
7 4 (11.76%) EqualLogic
7 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 4 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (11.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (11.76%) Splunk
7 4 (11.76%) Trustwave