Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 348 362
Rank change year-on-year -9 +14 +20
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 22 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 1.08% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 22
South East median daily rate £394 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -18.75% -6.98%
10th Percentile £188 £163 £177
90th Percentile £508 £450 £488
England median daily rate £310 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -11.43% -17.65% +29.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
South East median hourly rate £19.75 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.74% -42.50% -
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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,412 2,121 2,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.51% 13.31% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,340 1,245 1,465
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £185 £161 £185
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 170 184
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.13 £43.88 £45.00
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 South East

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the South East 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
Thames Valley -6 13 £419 +19.64% 2
Berkshire -24 6 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire -12 5 - -
Buckinghamshire +19 4 £375 +38.89%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £413 +17.86% 2
West Sussex -2 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
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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 South East region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (59.09%) SCCM
4 11 (50.00%) Office 365
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) VPN
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 6 (27.27%) Symantec
8 6 (27.27%) VLAN
8 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
9 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
9 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
9 5 (22.73%) SIEM
9 5 (22.73%) VMware
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) DNS
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) Citrix
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Windows NT
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
10 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) OneDrive
3 4 (18.18%) SaaS
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 6 (27.27%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) DHCP
3 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 4 (18.18%) Skype
5 2 (9.09%) Intranet
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support
5 2 (9.09%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) iPad
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) iPhone
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows NT
5 2 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Disk Encryption
2 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
2 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 2 (9.09%) Presales
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) FIPS 140-2
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (18.18%) VirtualBox
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) XenApp
3 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 4 (18.18%) XenServer
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 4 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Symantec
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Acronis
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
4 4 (18.18%) ESET
4 4 (18.18%) Kaspersky
4 4 (18.18%) McAfee
4 4 (18.18%) Okta
4 4 (18.18%) Sophos
4 4 (18.18%) Veeam
5 3 (13.64%) Adobe
5 3 (13.64%) Apple
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) QNAP
7 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
7 1 (4.55%) Cylance
7 1 (4.55%) Zscaler