Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 355 339 365
Rank change year-on-year -16 +26 +6
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 19 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.098% 0.100%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.81% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
South East median daily rate £300 £200 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.49% +12.79%
10th Percentile £263 £122 £154
90th Percentile £500 £270 £540
England median daily rate £320 £320 £425
% change year-on-year -0.16% -24.71% +49.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% - -
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.47% -1.45% -6.76%

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 2,329 1,863 2,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.93% 12.17% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,230 1,065 1,432
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £163 £184
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 155 218
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £44.03 £42.60 £48.33
England median hourly rate £16.19 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.23% -2.67%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -15 13 £300 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 9 £275 +1.85%
Berkshire -7 4 £500 +150.00% 1
Hampshire -9 4 - -
West Sussex -9 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 10
3 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) VPN
5 7 (36.84%) Lumension
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
6 6 (31.58%) Office 365
6 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (31.58%) VLAN
7 5 (26.32%) Symantec
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) McAfee
8 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (21.05%) Sophos
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) Kaspersky
8 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
8 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server

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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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
3 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) VLAN
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
5 2 (10.53%) Intranet
5 2 (10.53%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) Skype
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support
3 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows 10
3 4 (21.05%) Windows NT
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Disk Encryption
2 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) Server Building
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (21.05%) VirtualBox
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (21.05%) XenApp
3 4 (21.05%) XenDesktop
3 4 (21.05%) XenServer
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
1 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (5.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Lumension
2 5 (26.32%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) Acronis
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) Kaspersky
3 4 (21.05%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Sophos
3 4 (21.05%) Veeam
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Okta
5 2 (10.53%) QNAP
6 1 (5.26%) Cylance
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Zscaler