Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 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
England > South East
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 373 346
Rank change year-on-year +101 -27 -4
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 10 8 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.051% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 0.31% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 16
Median daily rate £300 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £256 £148 £202
90th Percentile £466 £314 £388
England median daily rate £285 £288 £375
% change year-on-year -0.87% -23.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.01
England median hourly rate £23.67 £15.08 £17.25
% change year-on-year +56.99% -12.59% -3.50%

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 1,429 2,595 2,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.77% 16.57% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1,602 1,273
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £135 £175 £148
90th Percentile £588 £590 £575
England median daily rate £453 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 168 148
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.00 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -1.33% -1.73%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.36
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £44.13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.10 £16.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% +0.64% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the South East.

Daily rate trend for BitLocker in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BitLocker in the South East over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for BitLocker in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BitLocker in the South East.

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 4 April 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
Surrey - 7 £300 -
Hampshire +54 1 £525 +180.00%
Thames Valley +43 1 £250 -21.88%
Berkshire +32 1 £250 -21.88%
West Sussex - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 South East region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) WMI
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (40.00%) Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
7 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Sophos
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (20.00%) ERP
8 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 1 (10.00%) ITIL
8 1 (10.00%) MCP
8 1 (10.00%) MCSE
8 1 (10.00%) MCSA
8 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (10.00%) Firewall
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) MCTS
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project

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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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) Azure
3 2 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (30.00%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Architectural Design
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Preventative Maintenance
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCTS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 5 (50.00%) WMI
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Dell
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sophos