Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 232 228
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +58
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.23% 0.098% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 0.97% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
City of London median daily rate £168 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.72% - -
Central London median daily rate £184 £238 -
% change year-on-year -22.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £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 1,033 621 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.91% 10.11% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 499 510
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.06% +12.19%
10th Percentile £213 £184 £249
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 30
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +31.30% -8.93%
10th Percentile £11.58 £12.79 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.45 £169.88 £23.76
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £16.38
% change year-on-year -5.88% +29.77% -5.76%

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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 23 May 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 23 May 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) SCCM
3 13 (81.25%) Windows 10
4 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
6 8 (50.00%) Apple
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (43.75%) Adobe
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) LAN
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
7 7 (43.75%) Change Management
7 7 (43.75%) ITSM
7 7 (43.75%) iPad
7 7 (43.75%) iPhone
7 7 (43.75%) Smartphone
8 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 5 (31.25%) HP
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (25.00%) VPN
9 4 (25.00%) VBScript
9 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (18.75%) Office 365
10 3 (18.75%) Ivanti
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) VMware

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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:

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
1 1 (6.25%) WinDbg
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Desktop Support
2 7 (43.75%) Mac Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Deskside Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Deskside Support
3 5 (31.25%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Mac Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) iPad
1 7 (43.75%) iPhone
1 7 (43.75%) Smartphone
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Windows 10
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Mac OS X
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Change Management
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) Decision-Making
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) Perfmon
2 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Apple
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Adobe
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Ivanti
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Lumension
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee