Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 758 883 866
Rank change year-on-year +125 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 47 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.018% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.39% 0.13% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 25
UK median daily rate £450 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £168
90th Percentile £575 £583 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.22% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 12,176 14,932 12,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.37% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,221 10,080 8,179
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 391 294
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £10.94
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.10
% change year-on-year +14.29% +8.73% -35.62%

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +122 47 £450 +26.76% 13
UK excluding London +89 35 £438 +25.00% 12
South West +11 17 £475 +15.15% 3
London +87 12 £538 +2.38% 1
Midlands +57 9 £415 +50.91% 3
West Midlands +43 9 £415 +50.91% 2
South East +44 7 £347 - 3
East of England - 2 - -
Yorkshire +32 1 £225 -
North of England +31 1 £225 -37.50% 3

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
3 35 (74.47%) Hyper-V
3 35 (74.47%) Windows Server
4 34 (72.34%) Data Protection
5 31 (65.96%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (63.83%) Security Cleared
7 27 (57.45%) DV Cleared
8 26 (55.32%) SCOM
9 23 (48.94%) DHCP
10 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
10 22 (46.81%) SCCM
10 22 (46.81%) WSUS
10 22 (46.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (44.68%) Windows 10
11 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (44.68%) ITIL
12 20 (42.55%) Clustering
13 19 (40.43%) SCVMM
13 19 (40.43%) SCDPM
13 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Clustering
14 18 (38.30%) DFS Replication
15 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
15 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
15 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
16 15 (31.91%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (31.91%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (29.79%) SCSM
17 14 (29.79%) User Experience
17 14 (29.79%) 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 11 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.40%) Azure
2 7 (14.89%) IaaS
3 6 (12.77%) Office 365
4 4 (8.51%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) AWS
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.13%) Azure Stack
5 1 (2.13%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.13%) NuGet
5 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (48.94%) DHCP
2 11 (23.40%) SAN
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 4 (8.51%) IPv4
5 3 (6.38%) NAS
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.26%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.26%) iSCSI
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2017
3 3 (6.38%) Big Data
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
1 3 (6.38%) WiX
2 1 (2.13%) GitLab
2 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) TestRail
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Author
5 4 (8.51%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Author
5 4 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Data Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Clustering
2 17 (36.17%) Data Centre
3 14 (29.79%) User Experience
4 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.51%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (6.38%) Replication
7 2 (4.26%) PKI
8 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
8 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 40 (85.11%) Windows
2 35 (74.47%) Windows Server
3 21 (44.68%) Windows 10
3 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) Data Protection
2 22 (46.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (44.68%) ITIL
4 14 (29.79%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (12.77%) Patch Management
5 6 (12.77%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) High Availability
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.38%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
7 3 (6.38%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.26%) Automated Trading
8 2 (4.26%) Change Control
8 2 (4.26%) Demand Management
8 2 (4.26%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Automation
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) VB
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (57.45%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) MCSA
4 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (8.51%) MCSE
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.13%) CCA
7 1 (2.13%) CCNA
7 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) Government Security Classifications
1 5 (10.64%) NCSC
2 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
2 35 (74.47%) Hyper-V
3 31 (65.96%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (38.30%) DFS Replication
5 15 (31.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (31.91%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (29.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (10.64%) vSphere
9 4 (8.51%) XenApp
10 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (55.32%) SCOM
2 22 (46.81%) SCCM
2 22 (46.81%) WSUS
3 19 (40.43%) Microsoft Clustering
3 19 (40.43%) SCDPM
3 19 (40.43%) SCVMM
4 14 (29.79%) Failover Clustering
4 14 (29.79%) SCSM
5 7 (14.89%) SCOrch
6 3 (6.38%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (6.38%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.26%) QRadar
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (2.13%) Ansible
8 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) VMware
3 9 (19.15%) Dell
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) HP
5 6 (12.77%) ArcSight
5 6 (12.77%) Citrix
5 6 (12.77%) Lumension
6 5 (10.64%) Symantec
7 3 (6.38%) F5
7 3 (6.38%) McAfee
7 3 (6.38%) Remedy
7 3 (6.38%) Sophos
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.13%) CommVault
9 1 (2.13%) Ivanti
9 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.13%) Splunk