Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 340 382
Rank change year-on-year -5 +42 -14
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 31 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% 1.20% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 5
South East median daily rate £298 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.46% +8.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £181 £106 £131
90th Percentile £503 £445 £430
England median daily rate £425 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
South East median hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% - -
England median hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £6.75
% change year-on-year -38.75% +196.30% -62.50%

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 2467 2077 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.69% 12.72% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1215 1188
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £188 £163
90th Percentile £550 £538 £498
England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 187 255
South East median hourly rate £16.66 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.07% -11.76% +8.07%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.29 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £47.87 £39.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

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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 13 December 2017.

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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 2017. 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 -8 27 £310 -7.46%
Berkshire +6 15 £450 -
Buckinghamshire -33 8 £270 +2.86%
Oxfordshire +10 4 £230 -42.50%
Hampshire +18 2 £250 +17.65%
Surrey -23 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BitLocker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) SCCM
4 12 (38.71%) Disk Encryption
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
6 9 (29.03%) SQL
7 8 (25.81%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) IIS
7 8 (25.81%) ITIL
7 8 (25.81%) Citrix
7 8 (25.81%) Publishing
7 8 (25.81%) Network Management
7 8 (25.81%) Lumension
8 7 (22.58%) McAfee ePO
8 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
8 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
8 7 (22.58%) McAfee
9 6 (19.35%) Skype
9 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
9 6 (19.35%) Office 365
10 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
10 5 (16.13%) Process Architecture
10 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
10 5 (16.13%) QA
10 5 (16.13%) XenApp

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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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) OneDrive
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Skype
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) IT Assistant
2 4 (12.90%) SCCM Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Support
2 4 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.45%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Application Packager
4 2 (6.45%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) CESG
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Disk Encryption
2 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Network Management
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
4 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (16.13%) Process Architecture
4 5 (16.13%) Software Deployment
5 4 (12.90%) Business Development
6 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.68%) Presales
7 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (3.23%) Data Encryption
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
3 5 (16.13%) VBScript
4 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) CCDP
5 1 (3.23%) CCNA
5 1 (3.23%) CCNP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
2 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (54.84%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (16.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Citrix
2 8 (25.81%) Lumension
3 7 (22.58%) McAfee
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Symantec
5 4 (12.90%) Samsung
6 3 (9.68%) Altiris
6 3 (9.68%) Cisco
6 3 (9.68%) LANDesk
6 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 2 (6.45%) AppSense
7 2 (6.45%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.23%) NetApp