Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 339 343
Rank change year-on-year -26 +4 +39
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 18 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.25% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 22
South East median daily rate £304 £298 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% -8.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £173 £181 £106
90th Percentile £441 £503 £445
England median daily rate £288 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -32.35% +6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.83% -42.50% -
England median hourly rate £24.00 £12.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +95.92% -38.75% +196.30%

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 2,705 2,473 2,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.91% 14.76% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,614 1,445 1,227
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £163 £143 £190
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £465 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +8.14% +4.24% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 177 187
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.28 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.30 £48.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -14 11 £366 +18.15% 1
Hampshire -16 5 - - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 4 £225 -16.67%
Oxfordshire +10 4 £413 +79.35%
Berkshire -21 3 £385 -14.44% 1
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England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) SCCM
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Migration
6 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (22.22%) iPad
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe
7 4 (22.22%) Middleware
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Intel
7 4 (22.22%) Network Design
7 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (22.22%) Apple
8 3 (16.67%) Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) ITSM
8 3 (16.67%) iPhone
8 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared

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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 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (22.22%) Office 365
3 2 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 4 (22.22%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Deskside Support
2 3 (16.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Audit Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 3 (16.67%) iPhone
3 3 (16.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 8 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Application Packaging
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) FIPS 140-2
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) SCCM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) Apple
2 4 (22.22%) Intel
3 3 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Becrypt
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) McAfee
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) NetWitness
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec