Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 783 873 834
Rank change year-on-year +90 -39 +45
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 51 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.38% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 24
UK median daily rate £475 £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.69% -23.89% +23.29%
10th Percentile £296 £261 £274
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £450
% change year-on-year +46.15% -27.78% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £19.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £18.50
90th Percentile £37.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00

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 13,370 13,994 10,968
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.85% 13.69% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,961 9,355 7,257
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 387 243
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.39 £47.83 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year +5.71% +0.68% -32.82%

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 20 August 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 9 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 20 August 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 +62 51 £475 +38.69% 15
UK excluding London +68 40 £475 +46.15% 13
South West +16 27 £475 +22.58% 5
London +51 11 £513 +28.13% 2
South East +35 7 £400 -20.00%
Midlands +36 6 £405 +36.13% 2
West Midlands +17 6 £405 +36.13% 2
North of England +45 1 £178 -50.69% 5
Yorkshire +24 1 £178 - 3

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 45 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 44 (86.27%) Hyper-V
4 36 (70.59%) Data Protection
5 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 33 (64.71%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (62.75%) Windows Server
7 31 (60.78%) Security Cleared
7 31 (60.78%) SCOM
8 30 (58.82%) DV Cleared
9 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (50.98%) WSUS
11 25 (49.02%) DHCP
12 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
12 23 (45.10%) Windows 10
13 21 (41.18%) SCCM
13 21 (41.18%) SCVMM
14 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (37.25%) Clustering
14 19 (37.25%) ITIL
14 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Clustering
15 18 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
15 18 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
15 18 (35.29%) VMware
16 17 (33.33%) SAN
16 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (31.37%) SCDPM
18 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (27.45%) Microsoft App-V

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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 12 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 11 (21.57%) IIS
3 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (21.57%) Office 365
3 9 (17.65%) IaaS
4 8 (15.69%) PaaS
5 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (7.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.92%) SaaS
8 1 (1.96%) Azure Stack
8 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) DHCP
2 17 (33.33%) SAN
3 13 (25.49%) DNS
4 10 (19.61%) Firewall
5 5 (9.80%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (9.80%) iSCSI
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (7.84%) VLAN
7 3 (5.88%) Skype
8 2 (3.92%) IPv4
8 2 (3.92%) NAS
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.96%) Internet
9 1 (1.96%) LAN
9 1 (1.96%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.96%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) Big Data
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MSI
1 5 (9.80%) WiX
2 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) TestRail
3 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support
8 2 (3.92%) Lync Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior IT Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
1 5 (9.80%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.96%) JSON
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Clustering
2 18 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 13 (25.49%) User Experience
4 4 (7.84%) PKI
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.92%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Windows Server
3 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (45.10%) Windows 10
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.92%) Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (70.59%) Data Protection
2 19 (37.25%) ITIL
3 18 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (27.45%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) Antivirus Management
6 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.80%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (9.80%) Demand Management
7 5 (9.80%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.80%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
7 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) PowerShell
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 5 (9.80%) C
3 5 (9.80%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Security Cleared
2 30 (58.82%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.88%) MCSA
4 3 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCA
6 1 (1.96%) CCNA
6 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.96%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) MCP
6 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (3.92%) NCSC
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 44 (86.27%) Hyper-V
3 33 (64.71%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (27.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (25.49%) DFS Replication
8 7 (13.73%) XenApp
9 6 (11.76%) vSphere
10 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (60.78%) SCOM
2 26 (50.98%) WSUS
3 21 (41.18%) SCCM
3 21 (41.18%) SCVMM
4 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 16 (31.37%) SCDPM
6 14 (27.45%) Failover Clustering
7 13 (25.49%) SCSM
8 11 (21.57%) SCOrch
9 5 (9.80%) QRadar
9 5 (9.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
10 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (35.29%) VMware
3 13 (25.49%) Citrix
4 11 (21.57%) HP
5 9 (17.65%) Cisco
6 7 (13.73%) Symantec
7 6 (11.76%) Dell
8 5 (9.80%) F5
8 5 (9.80%) Remedy
9 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
10 2 (3.92%) Lumension
10 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.96%) CommVault
11 1 (1.96%) Intel
11 1 (1.96%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.96%) Splunk
11 1 (1.96%) Veeam