Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 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 > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 204 242
Rank change year-on-year -10 +38 -23
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.066% 0.017% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.50% 0.17% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
North West median daily rate £120 - £375
10th Percentile £108 - £363
90th Percentile £144 - £388
England median daily rate £310 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -11.43% -17.65% +29.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +95.65% -42.50% +11.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 806 592 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.25% 10.29% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 374 416
North West median daily rate £400 £386 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.56% -2.22% +17.04%
10th Percentile £157 £152 £190
90th Percentile £575 £543 £511
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 47 78
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.18
90th Percentile £26.13 £17.97 £21.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -3.71%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester - 2 £115 -
Cheshire - 2 £150 - 1
BitLocker
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 North West region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos