Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 715 736 798
Rank change year-on-year +21 +62 -9
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 145 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.088% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 0.78% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 51 38
England median daily rate £325 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% +40.35%
10th Percentile £125 £185 £128
90th Percentile £573 £500 £511
UK median daily rate £325 £313 £400
% change year-on-year +4.00% -21.88% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 9
England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -15.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £14.86 £16.05 £12.14
90th Percentile £24.00 £17.95 £20.55
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.82% -15.00% +9.59%

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 12,583 9,544 11,331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.78% 11.36% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,156 6,121 7,095
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £185 £171 £175
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 744 601 860
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.10 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £43.75 £40.25
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 June 2018. 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 +22 87 £350 -22.22% 7
South East -13 23 £338 +58.82% 1
North of England -23 11 £150 -53.13%
South West +6 9 £290 -7.20% 1
Midlands -8 8 £325 -18.75% 6
East of England +3 7 £475 -5.00% 4
East Midlands +1 5 £338 - 2
North West -5 5 £135 -
West Midlands -9 3 £185 -53.75% 4
Yorkshire -10 3 £185 -42.19%
North East - 3 - -
BitLocker
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 England region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 130 (89.66%) Windows
2 94 (64.83%) Windows 10
3 79 (54.48%) SCCM
4 73 (50.34%) Active Directory
5 58 (40.00%) Office 365
6 55 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 39 (26.90%) VPN
8 31 (21.38%) VMware
8 31 (21.38%) ITIL
9 30 (20.69%) Windows 7
10 29 (20.00%) Firewall
11 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (15.17%) Citrix
13 21 (14.48%) Migration
13 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
13 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
15 19 (13.10%) McAfee
15 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
16 18 (12.41%) XenDesktop
17 17 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
17 17 (11.72%) Windows Server
18 16 (11.03%) Finance
18 16 (11.03%) VBScript
19 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
19 15 (10.34%) SIEM
19 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
20 14 (9.66%) Hyper-V
20 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
21 13 (8.97%) Apple

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 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.45%) IIS
5 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.69%) Apache
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 58 (40.00%) Office 365
2 21 (14.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (6.90%) OneDrive
4 7 (4.83%) SaaS
5 4 (2.76%) PaaS
6 3 (2.07%) IaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Akamai
7 1 (0.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.90%) VPN
2 29 (20.00%) Firewall
3 12 (8.28%) DNS
3 12 (8.28%) Network Security
4 11 (7.59%) DHCP
5 10 (6.90%) LAN
5 10 (6.90%) WAN
6 9 (6.21%) VLAN
7 7 (4.83%) NetScaler
7 7 (4.83%) Skype
8 4 (2.76%) Internet
9 3 (2.07%) IPsec
9 3 (2.07%) NAS
9 3 (2.07%) SSL
10 2 (1.38%) Intranet
10 2 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.38%) SAN
11 1 (0.69%) HTTP
11 1 (0.69%) SMTP
11 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) MySQL
2 5 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.69%) Big Data
4 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MSI
1 3 (2.07%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.69%) Hudson
2 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.69%) Maven
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Law
3 6 (4.14%) Publishing
4 5 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Desktop Support
2 29 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Analyst
4 21 (14.48%) Windows Engineer
5 15 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (10.34%) Architect
6 14 (9.66%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (8.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.21%) Security Analyst
9 9 (6.21%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) IT Support
10 8 (5.52%) Mac Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Rollout Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) Windows Rollout Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Deskside Engineer
11 7 (4.83%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) JSON
2 1 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.90%) iPhone
2 9 (6.21%) Smartphone
3 8 (5.52%) iPad
4 7 (4.83%) PKI
5 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.45%) Device Driver
7 4 (2.76%) CMDB
7 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.76%) User Experience
8 3 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.07%) Replication
9 2 (1.38%) BYOD
9 2 (1.38%) CESG
9 2 (1.38%) Clustering
9 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 130 (89.66%) Windows
2 94 (64.83%) Windows 10
3 30 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 17 (11.72%) Windows Server
5 12 (8.28%) Mac OS X
6 7 (4.83%) Windows NT
6 7 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.76%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.07%) Android
8 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.38%) Linux
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.38%) ITIL
2 21 (14.48%) Migration
3 15 (10.34%) SIEM
4 13 (8.97%) Disk Encryption
5 12 (8.28%) Change Management
5 12 (8.28%) High Availability
6 11 (7.59%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
7 10 (6.90%) ITSM
8 9 (6.21%) Data Migration
8 9 (6.21%) Document Management
8 9 (6.21%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.52%) Application Packaging
9 8 (5.52%) Information Security
10 7 (4.83%) Software Deployment
11 6 (4.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 5 (3.45%) Process Improvement
12 5 (3.45%) Service Management
13 4 (2.76%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.48%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.03%) VBScript
3 13 (8.97%) SQL
4 2 (1.38%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.52%) Degree
3 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) A+ Certification
4 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) MCSA
4 4 (2.76%) MCSE
5 3 (2.07%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (50.34%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (12.41%) XenDesktop
4 17 (11.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (9.66%) Hyper-V
6 12 (8.28%) XenApp
7 7 (4.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 7 (4.83%) VirtualBox
7 7 (4.83%) XenServer
8 6 (4.14%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (4.14%) vSphere
9 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.38%) IAG
10 2 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.69%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.69%) Docker
11 1 (0.69%) Firmware
11 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 79 (54.48%) SCCM
2 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (5.52%) WSUS
5 7 (4.83%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.45%) SCOM
6 5 (3.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.07%) AirWatch
7 3 (2.07%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.69%) Ansible
9 1 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.69%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.69%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.69%) QRadar
Vendors
1 55 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (21.38%) VMware
3 22 (15.17%) Citrix
4 20 (13.79%) CheckPoint
5 19 (13.10%) McAfee
6 13 (8.97%) Apple
6 13 (8.97%) Ivanti
6 13 (8.97%) Symantec
7 12 (8.28%) Adobe
7 12 (8.28%) Sophos
8 11 (7.59%) HP
9 9 (6.21%) Lumension
10 8 (5.52%) Veeam
11 7 (4.83%) Acronis
11 7 (4.83%) Cisco
11 7 (4.83%) Kaspersky
11 7 (4.83%) Zscaler
12 6 (4.14%) Oracle
12 6 (4.14%) Qualys
13 4 (2.76%) Okta