Period
to 27 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 27 September 2020 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 78 71
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 0 8 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.79% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - 5.88% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
Yorkshire median daily rate - £200 £375
% change year-on-year - -46.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 31 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.36% 13.36% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 80 89
Median daily rate £475 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £219 £125 £300
90th Percentile £590 £539 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 13
Median hourly rate £10.04 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.12 £9.34
90th Percentile £10.55 £31.25 £27.48
Median hourly rate £17.42 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +24.45% +7.69% +10.64%

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing BitLocker as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in South Yorkshire