The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BitLocker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BitLocker over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 609 629
Rank change year-on-year +50 +20  
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 49 30 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.056% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 0.51% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 3
Median daily rate £313 £235 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.97% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £237
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £235 £169
% change year-on-year +21.27% +39.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £16.43 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% -21.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.43 £12.28 £18.50
% change year-on-year +33.84% -33.64%  

BitLocker is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5018 5842 5553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.13% 10.90% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3194 3561 3055
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 452 637
Median hourly rate £16.88 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BitLocker as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for BitLocker in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BitLocker.

Contractor daily rate trend for BitLocker in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BitLocker over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BitLocker in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BitLocker.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the UK

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Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 45 £369 +31.69% 2
London +38 21 £450 +53.84% 2
South East +15 11 £213 -50.00%
South West -2 7 £363 +176.19%
Berkshire +25 6 £200 -55.55%
City of London -5 5 £238 - 1
East of England +3 4 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £500 -
Scotland - 4 £110 -
Reading +15 3 £200 -55.55%
Bristol +6 3 £313 +37.36%
Wiltshire - 3 £450 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £270 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £270 -
Hampshire - 2 £213 -
Edinburgh - 2 £110 -
North West +23 1 - -
Surrey +14 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Poole - 1 £363 -
Hertford - 1 £300 -
Staines - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -

BitLocker
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BitLocker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BitLocker.

1 85 (80.95%) Windows
2 76 (72.38%) Microsoft
3 64 (60.95%) SCCM
4 63 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 48 (45.71%) Windows 10
6 37 (35.24%) Windows 7
7 26 (24.76%) ITIL
8 24 (22.86%) Windows Server
9 23 (21.90%) Symantec
10 22 (20.95%) MS Office
10 22 (20.95%) Citrix
10 22 (20.95%) XenApp
11 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 21 (20.00%) Office 365
12 20 (19.05%) DNS
13 19 (18.10%) XenDesktop
14 17 (16.19%) OneDrive
14 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
14 17 (16.19%) Intel Security
15 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.29%) Dell
15 15 (14.29%) VMware
15 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (14.29%) AppSense
16 13 (12.38%) Migration
16 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.38%) Cisco
16 13 (12.38%) Apple iOS
16 13 (12.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 12 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management

BitLocker
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 17 (16.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.81%) IIS
4 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.90%) Site Server
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Office
2 13 (12.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.00%) Office 365
2 17 (16.19%) OneDrive
3 8 (7.62%) G Suite
4 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) DNS
2 11 (10.48%) VPN
3 10 (9.52%) Internet
4 8 (7.62%) DHCP
5 6 (5.71%) Firewall
6 5 (4.76%) SSL
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.81%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.86%) IPsec
8 3 (2.86%) SAN
9 2 (1.90%) VLAN
10 1 (0.95%) Telnet
10 1 (0.95%) VoIP
10 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (10.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.95%) Banking
2 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.95%) Legal
2 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Analyst
2 16 (15.24%) Architect
2 16 (15.24%) Windows Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Consultant
4 9 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 8 (7.62%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
6 7 (6.67%) IT Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.71%) IT Support
7 6 (5.71%) SCCM Architect
8 5 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.76%) Information Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.95%) ActiveX
2 1 (0.95%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Fat Client
1 11 (10.48%) Thin Client
2 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Cloud Native
2 7 (6.67%) PKI
3 5 (4.76%) CESG
4 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) Replication
6 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) Digital Signage
6 2 (1.90%) Handset
6 2 (1.90%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 85 (80.95%) Windows
2 48 (45.71%) Windows 10
3 37 (35.24%) Windows 7
4 24 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.38%) Apple iOS
6 11 (10.48%) Android
6 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.57%) Mac OS X
7 9 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (7.62%) Linux
8 8 (7.62%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) ITIL
2 13 (12.38%) Migration
3 12 (11.43%) Incident Management
3 12 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (9.52%) Application Packaging
5 10 (9.52%) Information Security
6 9 (8.57%) Application Virtualisation
6 9 (8.57%) Data Protection
6 9 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 8 (7.62%) Performance Management
7 8 (7.62%) Use Case
7 8 (7.62%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.67%) Software Distribution
8 7 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (5.71%) Information Security Management
9 6 (5.71%) ISMS
9 6 (5.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.62%) Bash Shell
2 8 (7.62%) Python
2 8 (7.62%) VBScript
3 7 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.57%) CISA
2 9 (8.57%) CISSP
3 8 (7.62%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (3.81%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.86%) MCSE
6 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.95%) ACMT
8 1 (0.95%) CCA
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.95%) MCTS
8 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 63 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (20.95%) XenApp
3 19 (18.10%) XenDesktop
4 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (10.48%) VMware ESX
6 8 (7.62%) Xen
7 5 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 5 (4.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (3.81%) ProxySG
9 3 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 64 (60.95%) SCCM
2 13 (12.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (7.62%) WSUS
5 4 (3.81%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.81%) SCOM
6 3 (2.86%) Sysprep
7 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.90%) SCSM
7 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.95%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.95%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (72.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.90%) Symantec
3 22 (20.95%) Citrix
4 17 (16.19%) Intel Security
5 15 (14.29%) AppSense
5 15 (14.29%) Dell
5 15 (14.29%) VMware
6 13 (12.38%) Cisco
7 11 (10.48%) HP
7 11 (10.48%) Wyse
8 10 (9.52%) CA
8 10 (9.52%) ServiceNow
9 9 (8.57%) Google
10 8 (7.62%) Apple
10 8 (7.62%) CheckPoint
11 6 (5.71%) Lumension
12 5 (4.76%) Veeam
13 4 (3.81%) Blue Coat
13 4 (3.81%) Sophos
14 3 (2.86%) NetApp
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