Period
to 18 June 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 18 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 540 556 562
Rank change year-on-year +16 +6 +40
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 84 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.073% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 0.67% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 20 14
London median daily rate £350 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £123 £180 £273
90th Percentile £593 £506 £526
England median daily rate £325 £323 £400
% change year-on-year +0.78% -19.38% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
London median hourly rate - - £20.00
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,163 4,338 4,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.74% 10.94% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,499 3,043 3,198
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £192
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 112 159
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.14 £12.89 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £31.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

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 18 June 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 18 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
Central London -36 23 £168 -29.47% 1
West London -31 1 £145 - 3
South London - 1 £300 -
BitLocker
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 75 (89.29%) Windows
2 59 (70.24%) Windows 10
3 56 (66.67%) SCCM
4 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
5 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 32 (38.10%) Office 365
6 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
7 20 (23.81%) VPN
7 20 (23.81%) ITIL
7 20 (23.81%) VMware
8 16 (19.05%) Firewall
9 14 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 14 (16.67%) Finance
9 14 (16.67%) Migration
9 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (15.48%) VBScript
11 12 (14.29%) Mac OS X
11 12 (14.29%) Apple
11 12 (14.29%) Adobe
11 12 (14.29%) Change Management
12 11 (13.10%) HP
12 11 (13.10%) Citrix
12 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (11.90%) High Availability
13 10 (11.90%) iPhone

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 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.19%) IIS
1 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.10%) Office 365
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.19%) Akamai
4 1 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) VPN
2 16 (19.05%) Firewall
3 10 (11.90%) LAN
3 10 (11.90%) WAN
4 8 (9.52%) Network Security
5 4 (4.76%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) IPsec
6 3 (3.57%) SSL
7 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.19%) HTTP
8 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.19%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) WinDbg
2 2 (2.38%) MSI
3 1 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Law
3 6 (7.14%) Publishing
4 5 (5.95%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (2.38%) French Language
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 16 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Mac Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Architect
7 7 (8.33%) Deskside Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Deskside Support
7 7 (8.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 7 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) IT Support
9 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) iPhone
2 9 (10.71%) Smartphone
3 8 (9.52%) iPad
4 6 (7.14%) PKI
5 5 (5.95%) Device Driver
6 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.57%) CMDB
7 3 (3.57%) Replication
7 3 (3.57%) User Experience
8 2 (2.38%) BYOD
9 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.19%) Equities
9 1 (1.19%) Fintech
9 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.19%) NHS
9 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 75 (89.29%) Windows
2 59 (70.24%) Windows 10
3 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.57%) Android
7 3 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.38%) Linux
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Migration
3 12 (14.29%) Change Management
4 10 (11.90%) High Availability
4 10 (11.90%) ITSM
5 9 (10.71%) SIEM
6 8 (9.52%) Application Packaging
6 8 (9.52%) Document Management
7 7 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.33%) Information Security
7 7 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (8.33%) Software Deployment
8 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.95%) Service Management
10 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Trend Analysis
11 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 13 (15.48%) VBScript
3 5 (5.95%) SQL
4 2 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.33%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.76%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.48%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (9.52%) XenDesktop
5 6 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (7.14%) vSphere
6 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.38%) IAG
8 2 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (2.38%) XenApp
9 1 (1.19%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 56 (66.67%) SCCM
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (8.33%) WSUS
4 5 (5.95%) SCOM
5 3 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.57%) Perfmon
6 2 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.19%) MaaS360
7 1 (1.19%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.81%) VMware
3 14 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 12 (14.29%) Adobe
4 12 (14.29%) Apple
5 11 (13.10%) Citrix
5 11 (13.10%) HP
6 9 (10.71%) Ivanti
7 8 (9.52%) McAfee
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco
8 5 (5.95%) Qualys
8 5 (5.95%) Zscaler
9 3 (3.57%) BeyondTrust
9 3 (3.57%) Juniper
9 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.38%) Symantec
11 1 (1.19%) Becrypt
11 1 (1.19%) Fixnetix
11 1 (1.19%) Remedy
11 1 (1.19%) Sophos