Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 February 2020 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 116 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +29 - +152
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.42% 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Manchester median daily rate £255 £130 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.15% - -
North West median daily rate £285 £130 £370
% change year-on-year +119.23% -64.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £14.36 -
North West median hourly rate - £14.36 -

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 390 453 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.40% 15.39% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 311 207
Manchester median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +18.57%
10th Percentile £198 £156 £138
90th Percentile £584 £625 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 34
Manchester median hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.52% -11.07% +29.11%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.40 £11.15
90th Percentile £39.58 £24.37 £31.23
North West median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in Manchester

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Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
Altrincham - 2 £255 -
Oldham - 1 £325 -
BitLocker
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (70.00%) Office 365
4 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
4 6 (60.00%) Skype
4 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Email Filtering
5 4 (40.00%) Web Filtering
5 4 (40.00%) Mimecast
5 4 (40.00%) Zscaler
5 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (40.00%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) Hitachi
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) RIP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Mimecast
3 2 (20.00%) AWS
3 2 (20.00%) Azure
3 2 (20.00%) OneDrive
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) RIP
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Email Filtering
1 4 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Web Filtering
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Stability
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Server Management
4 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Software Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (20.00%) SCOM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zscaler
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Dell