Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 848 849
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 -25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 19 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.033% 0.058%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.13% 0.28% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 38
UK median daily rate £355 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% - -7.53%
10th Percentile £258 £166 £203
90th Percentile £583 £492 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £338
% change year-on-year -22.22% +33.33% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £12.50 - £27.38
10th Percentile £11.75 - £26.19
90th Percentile £13.25 - £28.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - £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 14,843 11,933 12,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.37% 11.77% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,013 8,044 7,669
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +8.64%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 287 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.22% +15.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.90 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £50.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -36.00% +28.21%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 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 -10 19 £355 +5.19% 17
UK excluding London -5 13 £350 -22.22% 16
London -4 6 £525 +68.00% 1
North of England -15 6 £360 -24.21% 6
North West - 4 £360 - 5
South West -25 3 £413 +175.00% 2
Midlands -14 2 £275 -45.00% 4
Yorkshire -15 2 - - 1
West Midlands -20 2 £275 -45.00% 4
South East -25 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Data Protection
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
5 9 (47.37%) SCOM
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
6 8 (42.11%) SAN
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (42.11%) VMware
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
6 8 (42.11%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (36.84%) SCCM
7 7 (36.84%) Symantec
7 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 6 (31.58%) ITIL
8 6 (31.58%) HP
8 6 (31.58%) DHCP
8 6 (31.58%) DNS
8 6 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (26.32%) IaaS
9 5 (26.32%) Office 365
9 5 (26.32%) SCOrch

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 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (26.32%) IaaS
2 5 (26.32%) Office 365
3 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
4 2 (10.53%) PaaS
4 2 (10.53%) SaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (10.53%) Internet
4 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) Skype
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (5.26%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Military
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Messaging Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Messaging Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Server Support
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) EMC VNX
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Data Protection
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Server Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) Storage Management
5 2 (10.53%) Break/Fix
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Fault Management
5 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITSM
5 2 (10.53%) Proactive Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.53%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
1 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
2 8 (42.11%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
4 2 (10.53%) Firmware
4 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) SCCM
3 6 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (26.32%) SCOrch
5 4 (21.05%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (15.79%) SCDPM
6 3 (15.79%) SCVMM
7 2 (10.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
7 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (10.53%) Perfmon
7 2 (10.53%) SCSM
7 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
8 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (5.26%) SnapVault
8 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Symantec
4 6 (31.58%) HP
5 5 (26.32%) Citrix
6 4 (21.05%) McAfee
6 4 (21.05%) Trustwave
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) EMC
7 3 (15.79%) NetApp
7 3 (15.79%) Splunk
8 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
8 2 (10.53%) Brocade
8 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.26%) CommVault
9 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.26%) Remedy
9 1 (5.26%) Sophos