Period
to 21 July 2017

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 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 813 824
Rank change year-on-year +56 +11 +16
Contract jobs citing BitLocker 85 88 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.080% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.67% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 17
UK median daily rate £300 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +70.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £125 £143 £127
90th Percentile £500 £488 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £400 £265
% change year-on-year -32.50% +50.94% -37.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
UK median hourly rate £13.68 £20.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.60% +9.59% +1.39%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.14 £13.28
90th Percentile £18.88 £20.55 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% -13.63% -

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 10870 13167 11834
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.33% 11.97% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6943 8125 6632
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £175 £160
90th Percentile £588 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 927 1273
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +3.23%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £41.20 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.03% +6.42% -

BitLocker
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BitLocker as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BitLocker.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BitLocker in the UK

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Top 13 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
England +47 78 £316 -25.59% 4
UK excluding London +62 54 £270 -32.50% 3
London +7 29 £438 -2.23% 1
South East +29 24 £213 -46.88% 2
East of England -6 8 £363 +21.85%
Midlands +29 7 £140 - 1
Scotland - 7 £110 -
South West +7 6 £369 +189.22%
East Midlands - 5 £135 - 1
North of England +54 2 £320 -24.71%
West Midlands +33 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +25 1 £320 -24.71%
North West +24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 75 (88.24%) Windows
2 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
3 54 (63.53%) Active Directory
4 37 (43.53%) SCCM
5 32 (37.65%) Office 365
5 32 (37.65%) Windows 10
6 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
7 21 (24.71%) Citrix
8 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (22.35%) SharePoint
9 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
10 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (21.18%) ITIL
11 16 (18.82%) VMware
11 16 (18.82%) OneDrive
12 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
12 15 (17.65%) SQL
13 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
13 14 (16.47%) DNS
13 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (16.47%) XenApp
14 13 (15.29%) Symantec
15 12 (14.12%) CESG
15 12 (14.12%) Cisco
15 12 (14.12%) Mobile Device Management
16 11 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (12.94%) Disk Encryption
17 10 (11.76%) Skype
17 10 (11.76%) Firewall
17 10 (11.76%) Migration

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 19 (22.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (16.47%) MS Exchange
3 10 (11.76%) IIS
3 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Drupal
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.65%) Office 365
2 16 (18.82%) OneDrive
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) G Suite
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.47%) DNS
2 10 (11.76%) DHCP
2 10 (11.76%) Firewall
2 10 (11.76%) Skype
3 8 (9.41%) Internet
4 7 (8.24%) SAN
5 5 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (5.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.71%) IPsec
6 4 (4.71%) SSL
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.35%) LAN
8 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.35%) WAN
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.18%) Intranet
9 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.18%) VLAN
9 1 (1.18%) VoIP
9 1 (1.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (7.06%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (16.47%) Consultant
2 12 (14.12%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (9.41%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Associate Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.18%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.18%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) CESG
2 8 (9.41%) PKI
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.53%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.53%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.53%) User Experience
6 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.35%) Handset
6 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 75 (88.24%) Windows
2 32 (37.65%) Windows 10
3 29 (34.12%) Windows 7
4 19 (22.35%) Windows Server
5 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) Android
7 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.35%) Linux
8 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.18%) AIX
9 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (12.94%) Disk Encryption
4 10 (11.76%) Migration
5 7 (8.24%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (8.24%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (8.24%) Presales
6 6 (7.06%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.06%) Network Management
7 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.88%) Service Management
7 5 (5.88%) TOGAF
8 4 (4.71%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (4.71%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (3.53%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
1 15 (17.65%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) VBScript
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCSE
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) CCSA
5 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.35%) CCDP
6 2 (2.35%) CCNP
6 2 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) MCTS
7 1 (1.18%) VCAP
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (63.53%) Active Directory
2 14 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.47%) XenApp
3 11 (12.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.71%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.71%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.53%) Firmware
6 3 (3.53%) ProxySG
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (43.53%) SCCM
2 20 (23.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (8.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.71%) SCOM
6 3 (3.53%) Sysprep
6 3 (3.53%) WSUS
7 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
8 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 58 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) Citrix
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 13 (15.29%) Symantec
5 12 (14.12%) Cisco
6 10 (11.76%) HP
7 8 (9.41%) CheckPoint
7 8 (9.41%) NetApp
8 7 (8.24%) Altiris
8 7 (8.24%) LANDesk
8 7 (8.24%) Sophos
9 5 (5.88%) AppSense
9 5 (5.88%) Lumension
10 4 (4.71%) Mitel
10 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.71%) Veeam
11 3 (3.53%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.53%) McAfee
11 3 (3.53%) Panasonic
11 3 (3.53%) Samsung
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