Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for SCDPM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SCDPM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 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 System Center Data Protection Manager (Microsoft DPM, SCDPM)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 874 865
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing SCDPM 9 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.077% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 21
UK median daily rate £380 £269 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.40% -17.31% -18.75%
10th Percentile £261 £165 £195
90th Percentile £488 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +43.94% -8.97% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SCDPM 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 11664 11633 9758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.31% 11.05% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7893 7438 5957
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +11.25% +3.36%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £231
90th Percentile £625 £588 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 269 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.73 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.58% +8.93% -2.41%
10th Percentile £10.97 £12.50 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.28 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £21.63 £19.03
% change year-on-year -27.26% +13.64% -5.13%

SCDPM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SCDPM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SCDPM.

Contractor daily rate trend for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SCDPM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCDPM.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SCDPM in the UK

SCDPM
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SCDPM within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +13 9 £380 +15.15%
UK excluding London +29 5 £475 +43.94%
North of England - 4 £475 -
London - 4 £275 -
Yorkshire - 4 £475 -
South East 0 1 £450 +36.36%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SCDPM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SCDPM.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) SCOM
5 4 (44.44%) Veeam
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
6 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
6 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (33.33%) NAS
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL

SCDPM
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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 3 (33.33%) NAS
2 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Database Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
3 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Veeam
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Lumension
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds