Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 536 351 544
Rank change year-on-year -185 +193 -8
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 15 13 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.098% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.68% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 28
10th Percentile £266 £269 £185
25th Percentile £302 £277 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £295 £413
Median % change year-on-year +35.59% -28.48% +50.00%
75th Percentile £541 £313 £438
90th Percentile £618 £315 £441
England median daily rate £313 £285 £375
% change year-on-year +9.65% -24.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.34 -
England median hourly rate £23.00 £12.34 £16.00
% change year-on-year +86.39% -22.88% -28.89%

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 4,613 1,904 5,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.69% 14.38% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,427 1,364 4,358
10th Percentile £350 £297 £200
25th Percentile £456 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.20% +2.00% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 100
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.71 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.50 £14.19 £16.08
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +9.80%
75th Percentile £45.89 £42.25 £35.26
90th Percentile £53.92 £47.71 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.55% +10.16% -

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in London.

Daily rate trend for BitLocker in London

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Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BitLocker in London over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for BitLocker in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in London.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -53 4 £425 +37.10% 1
BitLocker
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (46.67%) SCCM
3 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
6 3 (20.00%) Cellebrite
6 3 (20.00%) FTK
6 3 (20.00%) EnCase
6 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (20.00%) Runbook
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
6 3 (20.00%) Azure
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Manager
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support
2 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
1 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
1 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (20.00%) Runbook
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Software Distribution
2 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (6.67%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (20.00%) GCFA
2 3 (20.00%) GCIH
2 3 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) EnCase
2 3 (20.00%) FTK
3 2 (13.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Cellebrite
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) Isilon
4 2 (13.33%) Trustwave
5 1 (6.67%) arcserve
5 1 (6.67%) Bomgar
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec