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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Data Protection Manager (DPM)
UK
Rank 562 611 597
Rank change year-on-year +49 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 24 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.036% 0.029%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.54% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 8
Median daily rate £345 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £170 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Microsoft Data Protection Manager is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4450 4928 4359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.02% 9.33% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2970 3128 2567
Median daily rate £463 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 134 163
Median hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager.

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

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Top 21 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 21 £350 -17.64% 11
London +15 10 £375 -13.04% 3
North West +33 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Cheshire +27 3 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +22 3 £328 -22.94%
Yorkshire +15 3 £328 -22.94%
Leeds +11 3 £328 -22.94%
East of England - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £340 -
South East +13 2 £200 -55.55% 3
Renfrewshire - 2 £340 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Renfrew - 2 £340 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £200 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Data Protection
3 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
4 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
6 20 (46.51%) ITIL
7 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
8 18 (41.86%) SQL
8 18 (41.86%) SCOM
9 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
10 16 (37.21%) SCCM
10 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
11 15 (34.88%) Skype for Business
11 15 (34.88%) Office 365
12 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
13 13 (30.23%) VMware
13 13 (30.23%) Migration
14 11 (25.58%) Clustering
14 11 (25.58%) SAN
14 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (25.58%) Skype
15 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
16 9 (20.93%) Dell
16 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (20.93%) Symantec
16 9 (20.93%) Firewall

Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Top Related 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 15 (34.88%) Skype for Business
2 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
4 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (11.63%) IIS
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (34.88%) Office 365
3 9 (20.93%) IaaS
4 7 (16.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SAN
1 11 (25.58%) Skype
2 9 (20.93%) Firewall
3 5 (11.63%) DHCP
3 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 5 (11.63%) VoIP
4 4 (9.30%) WAN
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
6 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.33%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security
7 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Server Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Architect
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Cloud Specialist
4 3 (6.98%) DBA
4 3 (6.98%) ICT Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Server Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Exchange Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Linux
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Data Protection
2 20 (46.51%) ITIL
3 13 (30.23%) Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.63%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (9.30%) Change Control
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) CRM
5 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (6.98%) High Availability
6 3 (6.98%) Information Management
6 3 (6.98%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.98%) MOF
6 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Presales
6 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 16 (37.21%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.65%) VB
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.60%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) MCITP
4 3 (6.98%) CCNA
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCSD
5 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Hyper-V
2 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (11.63%) vSphere
6 3 (6.98%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (6.98%) ISA Server
7 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (41.86%) SCOM
2 16 (37.21%) SCCM
3 7 (16.28%) SCVMM
4 6 (13.95%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (9.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (6.98%) WSUS
7 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
7 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
8 1 (2.33%) AirWatch
8 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 35 (81.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) VMware
3 9 (20.93%) Dell
3 9 (20.93%) Symantec
4 8 (18.60%) NetApp
5 7 (16.28%) HP
6 6 (13.95%) Sophos
7 5 (11.63%) Veeam
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
8 4 (9.30%) Splunk
8 4 (9.30%) Trustwave
9 3 (6.98%) Apple
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (6.98%) SAP
10 2 (4.65%) Citrix
10 2 (4.65%) EMC
11 1 (2.33%) CommVault