Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 845 806 827
Rank change year-on-year -39 +21 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 30 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.042% 0.046%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.39% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 34
UK median daily rate £265 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.29% -6.67% -5.06%
10th Percentile £150 £282 £195
90th Percentile £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -57.14% -6.67% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 11,990 10,321 9,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.80% 10.75% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,137 6,666 5,868
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 258 312
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.23 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -18.92% -2.63% -5.28%

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 21 February 2018.

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 8 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 21 February 2018. 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 -23 29 £265 -31.61% 10
London -9 19 £275 -33.33% 1
UK excluding London -27 11 £150 -57.14% 9
South West - 8 £150 - 4
North of England +20 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 1
East of England -10 1 £150 -62.50% 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Hyper-V
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (46.67%) SAN
4 14 (46.67%) Data Protection
4 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) SCCM
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 10 (33.33%) LAN
6 10 (33.33%) WAN
6 10 (33.33%) CommVault
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) Office 365
6 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) DHCP
7 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco
8 8 (26.67%) HP
8 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (26.67%) Veeam
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
9 7 (23.33%) EMC
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
9 7 (23.33%) Windows Server

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 7 (23.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Drupal
2 4 (13.33%) WordPress
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) SAN
2 10 (33.33%) LAN
2 10 (33.33%) WAN
3 9 (30.00%) DHCP
3 9 (30.00%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (20.00%) Skype
4 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.67%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (13.33%) MPLS
6 4 (13.33%) OSPF
6 4 (13.33%) WLAN
7 3 (10.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (10.00%) NAS
8 2 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (6.67%) Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) IPv4
9 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Security Specialist
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) CESG
4 2 (6.67%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 4 (13.33%) CentOS
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) VMS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Data Protection
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 4 (13.33%) Change Management
5 4 (13.33%) CRM
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Open Source
5 4 (13.33%) OWASP
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) SIEM
5 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) CCSE
4 4 (13.33%) CISA
4 4 (13.33%) CISMP
4 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GDPR
2 2 (6.67%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (6.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (73.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCCM
2 7 (23.33%) SCDPM
3 6 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 5 (16.67%) SCOM
4 5 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (3.33%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) CommVault
2 10 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) HP
3 8 (26.67%) Veeam
4 7 (23.33%) EMC
5 5 (16.67%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.33%) Citrix
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) EqualLogic
6 4 (13.33%) Extreme Networks
6 4 (13.33%) McAfee
6 4 (13.33%) NetApp
6 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
6 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (13.33%) Splunk
6 4 (13.33%) Trustwave