Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 724 701 754
Rank change year-on-year -23 +53 +52
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 90 151 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.089%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 1.13% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 103 46
England median daily rate £350 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.77% -25.59%
10th Percentile £125 £123 £146
90th Percentile £500 £568 £500
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 5
England median hourly rate £120.00 £18.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +566.67% +56.52% -42.50%
10th Percentile £117.50 £15.20 £10.45
90th Percentile £122.50 £24.71 £19.15
UK median hourly rate £22.34 £18.00 £13.68
% change year-on-year +24.08% +31.58% -31.60%

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 13,193 13,341 10,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 14.04% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,873 8,700 6,465
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £185 £185 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 790 613
England median hourly rate £16.95 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +3.13% +4.92%
10th Percentile £11.10 £11.17 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.59%

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 20 July 2019.

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

BitLocker
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 20 July 2019. 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
London -1 46 £413 +17.86% 5
South West -8 21 £230 -20.69% 2
South East +11 10 £300 -25.00% 3
North of England +27 7 £440 +193.33%
North West +10 5 £370 +174.07%
East of England +6 3 £238 -40.63% 1
East Midlands +17 2 £450 +33.33%
Midlands +15 2 £450 +125.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 1 - -
North East +19 1 £500 -
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 71 (78.89%) Windows
2 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
3 55 (61.11%) SCCM
4 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
5 44 (48.89%) Windows 10
6 42 (46.67%) Office 365
7 31 (34.44%) Windows Server
8 30 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 30 (33.33%) VMware
9 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (30.00%) PowerShell
10 24 (26.67%) Citrix
11 23 (25.56%) VPN
12 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (20.00%) Migration
14 18 (20.00%) vSphere
15 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
15 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
17 14 (15.56%) Cisco
18 13 (14.44%) ITIL
18 13 (14.44%) XenApp
19 12 (13.33%) SSL
19 12 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
20 11 (12.22%) Microsoft App-V
20 11 (12.22%) DNS
20 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Intune
20 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 10 (11.11%) NetScaler

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 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 42 (46.67%) Office 365
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.67%) OneDrive
5 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.33%) Azure Stack
6 3 (3.33%) Yammer
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) VPN
2 12 (13.33%) SSL
3 11 (12.22%) DNS
4 10 (11.11%) Firewall
4 10 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 9 (10.00%) Skype
6 8 (8.89%) DHCP
7 5 (5.56%) VLAN
8 4 (4.44%) Internet
8 4 (4.44%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.44%) IPsec
8 4 (4.44%) Network Security
9 3 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.22%) Wireless
11 1 (1.11%) 802.11
11 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.11%) VSAN
11 1 (1.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) WinDbg
2 4 (4.44%) MSI
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Local Government
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (17.78%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 12 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) SCCM Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Software Packaging
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) BYOD
2 5 (5.56%) Replication
3 4 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.11%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.89%) Windows
2 44 (48.89%) Windows 10
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server
4 30 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.11%) Android
8 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.11%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.11%) Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Migration
2 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.00%) ITSM
5 8 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (7.78%) Application Discovery
6 7 (7.78%) Application Packaging
6 7 (7.78%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (7.78%) Software Deployment
7 6 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (5.56%) Proactive Management
8 5 (5.56%) Security Patching
8 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.56%) Service Management
9 4 (4.44%) Boundary Protection
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.00%) VBScript
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
4 2 (2.22%) C
5 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
1 4 (4.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.33%) MCP
3 2 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 51 (56.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (20.00%) vSphere
4 15 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.44%) XenApp
6 12 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
7 11 (12.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (7.78%) XenDesktop
9 5 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (4.44%) IAG
10 4 (4.44%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 55 (61.11%) SCCM
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (8.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.56%) Perfmon
4 5 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (5.56%) WSUS
5 4 (4.44%) SCOM
5 4 (4.44%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.11%) Puppet
7 1 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (33.33%) VMware
3 24 (26.67%) Citrix
4 14 (15.56%) Cisco
5 10 (11.11%) Symantec
6 8 (8.89%) HP
6 8 (8.89%) Ivanti
7 7 (7.78%) McAfee
8 6 (6.67%) Sophos
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.44%) Veeam
11 3 (3.33%) Dell
12 2 (2.22%) Acronis
12 2 (2.22%) Adobe
12 2 (2.22%) Apple
12 2 (2.22%) ESET
12 2 (2.22%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle
12 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow