Period
to 23 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 February 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 630 761 726
Rank change year-on-year +131 -35 +12
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 60 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 0.66% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 97
England median daily rate £300 £288 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -28.13% +19.40%
10th Percentile £106 £124 £169
90th Percentile £475 £518 £538
UK median daily rate £288 £275 £365
% change year-on-year +4.55% -24.66% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
England median hourly rate - £15.37 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -74.38% +235.66%
UK median hourly rate - £15.37 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -56.09% +105.88%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9,524 14,011 11,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.62% 15.56% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,310 9,299 7,893
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.78%
10th Percentile £170 £185 £163
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 667 635
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.33% +1.34%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.00 £47.07
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% - +0.95%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in England

BitLocker
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the England region over the 6 months to 23 February 2020. 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
North of England +73 29 £305 -18.67% 2
North West +54 20 £285 +119.23% 1
London +99 12 £388 +109.46% 4
South East +68 10 £300 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +50 9 £450 - 1
Midlands +55 4 £170 - 5
West Midlands +53 4 £170 - 4
East of England +32 2 £210 -47.50% 3
South West +25 2 £290 +16.00%
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 England region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) SCCM
3 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
4 32 (53.33%) Windows 10
5 25 (41.67%) Office 365
6 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 20 (33.33%) Azure
7 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
9 16 (26.67%) Skype
10 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
11 13 (21.67%) DHCP
11 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 13 (21.67%) McAfee
11 13 (21.67%) OneDrive
12 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
12 12 (20.00%) Firewall
13 11 (18.33%) Citrix
13 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (18.33%) Skype for Business
13 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
14 10 (16.67%) Cisco
15 9 (15.00%) Retail
16 8 (13.33%) SCOM
16 8 (13.33%) VMware
16 8 (13.33%) Information Security
16 8 (13.33%) Internet

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.33%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 25 (41.67%) Office 365
2 20 (33.33%) Azure
3 13 (21.67%) OneDrive
4 11 (18.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (13.33%) AWS
6 4 (6.67%) Mimecast
6 4 (6.67%) PaaS
7 2 (3.33%) IaaS
7 2 (3.33%) SaaS
8 1 (1.67%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Skype
2 13 (21.67%) DHCP
2 13 (21.67%) DNS
3 12 (20.00%) Firewall
4 8 (13.33%) Internet
5 7 (11.67%) BGP
5 7 (11.67%) MPLS
5 7 (11.67%) NetScaler
5 7 (11.67%) OSPF
5 7 (11.67%) RIP
5 7 (11.67%) SAN
6 5 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (3.33%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.33%) LAN
8 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.67%) WAN
9 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.67%) MSI
General
1 9 (15.00%) Retail
2 1 (1.67%) German Language
2 1 (1.67%) Law
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.00%) IT Support
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Build Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) PKI
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
2 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (75.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows 10
3 20 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Disk Encryption
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.00%) Migration
6 6 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.67%) Email Filtering
7 4 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.67%) Service Management
7 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (6.67%) Web Filtering
8 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
9 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.33%) CISA
4 2 (3.33%) CISM
4 2 (3.33%) CISSP
4 2 (3.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (1.67%) GCIH
5 1 (1.67%) MCITP
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MCSA
5 1 (1.67%) MCSE
5 1 (1.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 43 (71.67%) SCCM
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (13.33%) SCOM
4 6 (10.00%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (8.33%) WMI
6 2 (3.33%) EnCase
6 2 (3.33%) FTK
6 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (3.33%) WSUS
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.67%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.67%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) McAfee
3 11 (18.33%) Citrix
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) Brocade
6 7 (11.67%) Dell
6 7 (11.67%) Hitachi
7 5 (8.33%) Splunk
7 5 (8.33%) Wyse
8 4 (6.67%) Apple
8 4 (6.67%) Zscaler
9 2 (3.33%) Cellebrite
9 2 (3.33%) Sophos
9 2 (3.33%) Symantec
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) Canon
10 1 (1.67%) NetApp
10 1 (1.67%) Okta
10 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow