Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 332 364
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +11
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 26 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 1.09% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 5
South East median daily rate £275 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -29.17% +77.78%
10th Percentile £212 £93 £136
90th Percentile £480 £338 £445
England median daily rate £425 £338 £442
% change year-on-year +25.93% -23.56% +35.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £17.88 £13.39
% change year-on-year +235.66% +33.52% -25.63%

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 2,363 2,024 2,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.31% 13.19% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,325 1,157 1,191
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £143 £185 £163
90th Percentile £575 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 195 226
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.25 £11.63
90th Percentile £42.54 £48.37 £50.50
England median hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% +6.67% -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 18 February 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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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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 +2 23 £275 +37.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 15 £275 -
Berkshire -16 5 £500 +150.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £110 - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £175 -17.65%
Surrey -35 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) ITIL
3 14 (53.85%) SCCM
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (53.85%) Lumension
4 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
6 10 (38.46%) Disk Encryption
6 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) McAfee
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (26.92%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
9 5 (19.23%) Process Architecture
9 5 (19.23%) Skype
9 5 (19.23%) Software Deployment
9 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Change Management
10 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (15.38%) Citrix
10 4 (15.38%) Symantec
10 4 (15.38%) VBScript
10 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (15.38%) XenApp
10 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop

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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 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
1 4 (15.38%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.85%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.85%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Application Packager
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CESG
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) BYOD
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
3 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Disk Encryption
3 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
4 5 (19.23%) Process Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Software Deployment
5 4 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (7.69%) Presales
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) XenApp
2 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) Docker
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (15.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.85%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Lumension
3 7 (26.92%) McAfee
4 4 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Ivanti
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Altiris
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Computacenter
5 2 (7.69%) VMware