Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BitLocker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BitLocker over the 6 months to 17 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 BitLocker
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 250 235
Rank change year-on-year +34 -15 +38
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 36 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.51% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 2.99% 0.36% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 6
City of London median daily rate £135 £463 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.81% +45.67% -31.35%
10th Percentile £123 £381 £184
90th Percentile £220 £484 £494
Central London median daily rate £145 £298 £423
% change year-on-year -51.26% -29.59% -8.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00

BitLocker is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,205 843 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.24% 11.84% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 684 561
City of London median daily rate £500 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +8.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £211 £206
90th Percentile £650 £654 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 24
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £14.06 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.33 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.24% -10.53% +5.61%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BitLocker in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BitLocker 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Windows 7
3 25 (69.44%) SCCM
4 22 (61.11%) HP
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
6 20 (55.56%) ITIL
6 20 (55.56%) LAN
6 20 (55.56%) WAN
6 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 20 (55.56%) Mac OS X
7 16 (44.44%) Change Management
8 15 (41.67%) ITSM
8 15 (41.67%) Smartphone
8 15 (41.67%) Adobe
9 13 (36.11%) Cisco
10 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
11 10 (27.78%) VPN
12 9 (25.00%) SQL
12 9 (25.00%) VMware
12 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
13 8 (22.22%) Finance
13 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
14 7 (19.44%) Charles River
14 7 (19.44%) Apple
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
14 7 (19.44%) Dell
14 7 (19.44%) Avaya
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (19.44%) VBA
14 7 (19.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (19.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) LAN
1 20 (55.56%) WAN
2 10 (27.78%) VPN
3 7 (19.44%) PuTTY
3 7 (19.44%) Skype
3 7 (19.44%) Wireshark
4 5 (13.89%) ADSL
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (13.89%) DHCP
4 5 (13.89%) DNS
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.89%) WebEx
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Billing
3 5 (13.89%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Support Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) Desktop Support
3 13 (36.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (36.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) IT Support
5 9 (25.00%) Analyst
6 8 (22.22%) IT Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
8 4 (11.11%) IT Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Deskside Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
10 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Desktop Specialist
10 2 (5.56%) Mac Engineer
10 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
10 2 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Smartphone
2 8 (22.22%) Blackberry
3 7 (19.44%) iPad
3 7 (19.44%) iPhone
4 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Windows 7
3 20 (55.56%) Mac OS X
4 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Change Management
3 15 (41.67%) ITSM
4 5 (13.89%) Decision-Making
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) SIEM
7 1 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.78%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (19.44%) VBA
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) MCSA
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (69.44%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) AirWatch
3 6 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) HP
2 15 (41.67%) Adobe
3 13 (36.11%) Cisco
4 9 (25.00%) VMware
5 7 (19.44%) Apple
5 7 (19.44%) Avaya
5 7 (19.44%) Charles River
5 7 (19.44%) Dell
5 7 (19.44%) iManage
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (19.44%) Polycom
5 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow
5 7 (19.44%) SolarWinds
6 6 (16.67%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix
7 1 (2.78%) Zscaler