Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 847 848
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Data Protection Manager 24 31 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.031% 0.054%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.17% 0.27% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 36
UK median daily rate £355 £450 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +32.84% +4.23%
10th Percentile £262 £160 £192
90th Percentile £534 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £336
% change year-on-year -22.22% +33.83% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
UK median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.57% +79.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.19
% change year-on-year - -24.57% +79.91%

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 14,139 11,277 12,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.72% 11.42% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,496 7,470 7,887
UK median daily rate £488 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 265 276
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -28.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.39 £27.00
% change year-on-year +0.63% -35.59% +33.76%

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 September 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 September 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 -14 24 £355 -21.11% 11
UK excluding London -17 18 £350 -22.22% 9
London +7 6 £400 -11.11% 2
South East -12 5 £500 +11.11% 1
North of England -14 5 £360 -24.21% 2
South West +2 4 £388 +158.33% 1
Midlands 0 4 £298 -40.50% 3
North West -15 4 £360 -28.00% 2
West Midlands -20 4 £298 -40.50% 3
Yorkshire -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (75.00%) Windows
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (58.33%) SCOM
3 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
3 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
4 12 (50.00%) SCCM
5 11 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (37.50%) SCDPM
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (33.33%) DHCP
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) VMware
8 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (29.17%) Clustering
9 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
9 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 6 (25.00%) HP
9 6 (25.00%) McAfee
9 6 (25.00%) Symantec

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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (20.83%) IaaS
4 3 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (8.33%) Mimecast
5 2 (8.33%) PaaS
5 2 (8.33%) SaaS
6 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) DHCP
2 7 (29.17%) SAN
3 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
4 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (8.33%) NAS
4 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.33%) Skype
4 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (4.17%) DMZ
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) User Experience
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
5 1 (4.17%) CESG
5 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server
2 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Server Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Storage Management
5 2 (8.33%) Break/Fix
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.33%) Fault Management
5 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.33%) Proactive Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) C
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.17%) QA
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
1 13 (54.17%) Hyper-V
2 11 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.67%) DFS Replication
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (12.50%) XenApp
6 2 (8.33%) Firmware
6 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCOM
2 12 (50.00%) SCCM
3 9 (37.50%) SCDPM
4 6 (25.00%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (20.83%) SCOrch
5 5 (20.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (16.67%) SCSM
6 4 (16.67%) WSUS
7 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (8.33%) Perfmon
7 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (4.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) McAfee
3 6 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (16.67%) Trustwave
5 3 (12.50%) Dell
5 3 (12.50%) EMC
5 3 (12.50%) NetApp
5 3 (12.50%) Splunk
6 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.33%) Brocade
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Lumension
7 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Sophos