Period
to 22 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 February 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.12% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Reading median daily rate £320 £450 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +125.00% -54.29%
Berkshire median daily rate £385 £513 £200
% change year-on-year -24.88% +156.25% -54.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 220 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 14.69% 14.68% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 117 59
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £230 £292 £165
90th Percentile £591 £560 £578
Berkshire median daily rate £441 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.82% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Reading median hourly rate £47.50 £15.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.67% -71.43% +69.90%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.91 £15.15
90th Percentile £52.90 £27.87 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.86 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.10% -42.33% -4.18%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Mobility Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM