Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 112 235 235
Rank change year-on-year +123 0 +14
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 3 1 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.016% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 0.092% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 18
Median daily rate - £388 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +210.00% -34.21%
Central London median daily rate £310 £388 £145
% change year-on-year -20.00% +167.24% -60.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 253 1,089 1,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.40% 17.56% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 874 942
Median daily rate £500 £514 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +2.75% +3.36%
10th Percentile £284 £229 £185
90th Percentile £636 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 38
Median hourly rate £28.75 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.90% +9.09% +0.65%
10th Percentile £15.68 £13.91 £13.31
90th Percentile £37.28 £46.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.13%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the City of London

BitLocker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BitLocker in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) Cellebrite
1 3 (100.00%) FTK
1 3 (100.00%) EnCase
1 3 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations

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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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISA
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EnCase
1 3 (100.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cellebrite
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco