Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 346 332
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14 +46
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 10 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 1.07% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 17
South East median daily rate £238 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +29.41% -50.00%
10th Percentile £150 £212 £93
90th Percentile £306 £388 £338
England median daily rate £275 £375 £356
% change year-on-year -26.67% +5.26% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £15.08 £60.00 £17.88
% change year-on-year -74.87% +235.66% +23.28%

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 2,585 2,331 1,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.52% 14.02% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,588 1,257 1,109
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £164 £145 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 150 194
South East median hourly rate £15.83 £15.93 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.63% +4.46% -10.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.88 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.88% -0.88% +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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019. 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 6 £273 -0.91%
Berkshire -6 4 £320 -44.35%
Hampshire -19 4 £188 +7.14% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 2 £225 -18.18%
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England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (20.00%) Sophos
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V

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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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobility Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee
2 1 (10.00%) VMware