Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 860 857 840
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 18 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.12% 0.25% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 25
UK median daily rate £513 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.36% -15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £321 £150 £250
90th Percentile £575 £458 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £388 £338
% change year-on-year -7.10% +14.81% -
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 14,551 12,017 10,818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.63% 11.98% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,713 8,177 6,893
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £269 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 273 255
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.38 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.60 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.22% -22.03% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -1 18 £513 +86.36% 15
UK excluding London -15 11 £360 -7.10% 12
London -2 7 £525 +90.91% 3
South West -31 5 £475 +216.67% 2
North of England -19 4 £360 -24.21% 4
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 2
North West - 2 £360 - 1
South East -2 1 - - 1
Midlands -11 1 £300 -40.00% 4
West Midlands -13 1 £300 -40.00% 4

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 13 (72.22%) Data Protection
3 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (61.11%) SCOM
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
6 9 (50.00%) SCOrch
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) SAN
7 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 7 (38.89%) Symantec
8 7 (38.89%) Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) VMware
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco
9 6 (33.33%) XenApp
9 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (33.33%) IaaS
9 6 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (27.78%) DevOps
10 5 (27.78%) SCCM
10 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared

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 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (33.33%) IaaS
3 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 4 (22.22%) PaaS
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) NAS
5 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) DMZ
6 1 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
1 2 (11.11%) WiX
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Android
6 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Data Protection
2 8 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.11%) Proactive Management
7 2 (11.11%) Server Management
7 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (11.11%) Storage Management
7 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PMO
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 12 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (11.11%) Firmware
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCOM
2 9 (50.00%) SCOrch
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (27.78%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) QRadar
5 4 (22.22%) SCVMM
6 3 (16.67%) SCDPM
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (11.11%) SCSM
8 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
8 1 (5.56%) SnapVault
8 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) F5
7 2 (11.11%) McAfee
7 2 (11.11%) Trustwave
8 1 (5.56%) CommVault
8 1 (5.56%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) NetApp
8 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (5.56%) Qualys
8 1 (5.56%) Remedy
8 1 (5.56%) Sophos
8 1 (5.56%) Splunk