Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 August 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 585 583
Rank change year-on-year +52 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 96 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.049% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 0.43% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 11 21
London median daily rate £275 £375 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% -15.73% +35.67%
10th Percentile £123 £121 £338
90th Percentile £588 £556 £500
England median daily rate £305 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -12.86% -17.65% +30.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -2.50% +9.59%
England median hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +95.65% -42.50% +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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,762 4,852 5,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.74% 11.35% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,944 3,408 3,636
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 123 127
London median hourly rate £19.38 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.15
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.53
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -4.55%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the London region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Central London -11 30 £145 -73.02%
West London -24 4 £375 - 1
South London - 2 £300 -
BitLocker
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 London region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 69 (71.88%) Windows 10
3 51 (53.13%) SCCM
4 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
5 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
6 36 (37.50%) Office 365
7 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 29 (30.21%) ITIL
9 26 (27.08%) VPN
10 23 (23.96%) Finance
11 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
12 20 (20.83%) Mac OS X
13 19 (19.79%) Apple
13 19 (19.79%) LAN
13 19 (19.79%) WAN
14 18 (18.75%) iPhone
15 16 (16.67%) McAfee
16 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
16 15 (15.63%) Change Management
16 15 (15.63%) Firewall
16 15 (15.63%) Adobe
16 15 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (15.63%) VMware
17 14 (14.58%) iPad
17 14 (14.58%) Migration
17 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (13.54%) HP
18 13 (13.54%) ITSM
18 13 (13.54%) Cisco
18 13 (13.54%) PowerShell

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (37.50%) Office 365
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Akamai
4 1 (1.04%) IaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.08%) VPN
2 19 (19.79%) LAN
2 19 (19.79%) WAN
3 15 (15.63%) Firewall
4 12 (12.50%) DNS
5 11 (11.46%) DHCP
6 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
7 8 (8.33%) ADSL
7 8 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (8.33%) Network Security
7 8 (8.33%) WebEx
8 4 (4.17%) Internet
9 3 (3.13%) IPsec
9 3 (3.13%) SSL
10 1 (1.04%) HTTP
10 1 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.04%) SAN
10 1 (1.04%) SMTP
10 1 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) WinDbg
2 1 (1.04%) Hudson
2 1 (1.04%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Law
3 8 (8.33%) Spanish Language
4 5 (5.21%) Legal
5 2 (2.08%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Desktop Support
2 17 (17.71%) Analyst
3 16 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) IT Support
5 11 (11.46%) IT Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) IT Support Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Mac Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Support Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) Deskside Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Deskside Support
7 8 (8.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.25%) Architect
9 6 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
10 5 (5.21%) Production Support Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) iPhone
2 14 (14.58%) iPad
3 10 (10.42%) Smartphone
4 9 (9.38%) Blackberry
5 8 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.21%) CMDB
7 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.13%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.13%) PKI
7 3 (3.13%) Replication
7 3 (3.13%) Smartcard
7 3 (3.13%) User Experience
8 2 (2.08%) BYOD
9 1 (1.04%) Fintech
9 1 (1.04%) NHS
9 1 (1.04%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 85 (88.54%) Windows
2 69 (71.88%) Windows 10
3 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 20 (20.83%) Mac OS X
5 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.21%) Android
6 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.08%) Linux
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) Change Management
3 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 14 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (13.54%) ITSM
5 10 (10.42%) Application Packaging
5 10 (10.42%) SIEM
6 9 (9.38%) Document Management
7 8 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 8 (8.33%) High Availability
7 8 (8.33%) Information Security
8 7 (7.29%) Decision-Making
8 7 (7.29%) Security Patching
9 5 (5.21%) Change Control
9 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.21%) Service Management
9 5 (5.21%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.33%) VBScript
3 5 (5.21%) SQL
4 4 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.29%) MCSA
3 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.08%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.21%) XenApp
4 5 (5.21%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.13%) IAG
5 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 51 (53.13%) SCCM
2 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (7.29%) WSUS
5 5 (5.21%) AirWatch
6 4 (4.17%) SCOM
7 3 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.08%) Perfmon
8 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.04%) MaaS360
9 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.79%) Apple
3 16 (16.67%) McAfee
4 15 (15.63%) Adobe
4 15 (15.63%) CheckPoint
4 15 (15.63%) VMware
5 13 (13.54%) Cisco
5 13 (13.54%) HP
6 10 (10.42%) Ivanti
7 9 (9.38%) Citrix
8 6 (6.25%) Qualys
8 6 (6.25%) Zscaler
9 5 (5.21%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.13%) Becrypt
10 3 (3.13%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.13%) Remedy
10 3 (3.13%) Shavlik
11 2 (2.08%) BeyondTrust
11 2 (2.08%) Juniper
11 2 (2.08%) Symantec