Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 345 360
Rank change year-on-year -22 +15 +20
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 22 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 1.10% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 20
South East median daily rate £419 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.86% +0.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £188 £186 £206
90th Percentile £508 £503 £454
England median daily rate £294 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -24.19% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 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 £11.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +108.70% -42.50% +60.00%

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 2,479 2,356 2,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.06% 14.51% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,428 1,430 1,271
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +6.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £190 £148 £175
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 168 192
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.37 £10.39
90th Percentile £44.88 £46.45 £45.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.48% +8.06% -3.13%

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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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +8 14 £438 +25.00%
Berkshire -16 7 £500 +11.11%
Hampshire -18 6 - -
Oxfordshire +5 4 £413 +17.86%
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £225 -16.67%
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England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) SCCM
3 15 (68.18%) Windows 10
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 8 (36.36%) Office 365
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (31.82%) Migration
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (27.27%) Analytics
8 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
9 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
9 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
10 4 (18.18%) ITIL
10 4 (18.18%) Adobe
10 4 (18.18%) Intel
10 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) Apple
10 4 (18.18%) Middleware
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Network Design
10 4 (18.18%) PowerShell

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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 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (27.27%) OneDrive
4 4 (18.18%) SaaS
5 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) VPN
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) Skype
3 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Deskside Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Deskside Support
4 3 (13.64%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Mac Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Audit Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Designer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
2 3 (13.64%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows 10
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.64%) Mac OS X
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 5 (22.73%) Application Packaging
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Disk Encryption
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.09%) Presales
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Storage Virtualisation
7 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) FIPS 140-2
1 1 (4.55%) GDPR
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (77.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Nessus
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 4 (18.18%) Apple
3 4 (18.18%) Intel
3 4 (18.18%) Okta
4 3 (13.64%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Acronis
6 1 (4.55%) Becrypt
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) ESET
6 1 (4.55%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.55%) McAfee
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam