Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term BYOD in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BYOD over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 788 801
Rank change year-on-year -36 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing BYOD 62 92 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.093% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 77
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £200
90th Percentile £585 £623 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +15.63% -3.61% -10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £15.69 £11.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.47% +41.29% -89.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.69 £11.11
% change year-on-year - +41.29% -57.70%

BYOD is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,267 34,197 36,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.21% 34.40% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,085 22,526 23,839
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £660 £650 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,084 1,062 1,254
UK median hourly rate £21.18 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.90% - +7.99%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.43
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.09 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +0.43% - +14.29%

BYOD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BYOD over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BYOD within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England -55 60 £500 +11.11% 11
London -20 42 £525 +16.67% 8
UK excluding London -32 20 £463 +15.63% 3
South East -4 10 £500 +29.03%
South West -18 3 £463 +15.63% 2
North of England -42 3 £488 -35.00% 1
Midlands -6 2 £166 -66.80%
North West -20 2 £494 -34.17% 1
Scotland -23 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £166 -
Yorkshire -29 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BYOD 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 with a requirement for BYOD.

1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Windows
4 16 (25.81%) Android
5 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
6 13 (20.97%) ITIL
7 12 (19.35%) Office 365
8 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
9 10 (16.13%) SCCM
9 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (12.90%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.29%) LAN
12 7 (11.29%) WAN
12 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
12 7 (11.29%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
13 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
13 6 (9.68%) Citrix
13 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
13 6 (9.68%) Migration
13 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
14 5 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
14 5 (8.06%) Legal
14 5 (8.06%) Service Management
14 5 (8.06%) VoIP
14 5 (8.06%) Apple

BYOD
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 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.84%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (19.35%) Office 365
2 8 (12.90%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.45%) IaaS
4 4 (6.45%) PaaS
5 3 (4.84%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.61%) Akamai
6 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) LAN
1 7 (11.29%) WAN
2 5 (8.06%) VoIP
3 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.45%) Wireless
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.84%) DMZ
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) Skype
4 3 (4.84%) SMTP
4 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications
4 3 (4.84%) VLAN
4 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.84%) WLAN
5 2 (3.23%) Broadband
5 2 (3.23%) MPLS
5 2 (3.23%) VoLTE
5 2 (3.23%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Redis
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Legal
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.23%) Front Office
5 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Architect
2 10 (16.13%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Analyst
3 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) IT Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support
6 3 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) IT Trainer
6 3 (4.84%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Trainer
6 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.84%) EMC Centera
4 3 (4.84%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) CESG
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Windows
2 16 (25.81%) Android
3 11 (17.74%) Apple iOS
4 10 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.06%) Mac OS
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
9 3 (4.84%) Linux
9 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Migration
2 6 (9.68%) TOGAF
3 5 (8.06%) Service Management
3 5 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (6.45%) Android Development
4 4 (6.45%) High Availability
4 4 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (6.45%) Information Security
4 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.84%) Accounts Payable
5 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.84%) Consumerization
5 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (4.84%) Threat Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) C
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) MOS
2 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CISSP
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.84%) GDPR
2 3 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
2 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (8.06%) AirWatch
4 3 (4.84%) XenMobile
5 2 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (3.23%) SCOM
6 1 (1.61%) SCSM
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Citrix
3 5 (8.06%) Apple
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
5 3 (4.84%) Adobe
5 3 (4.84%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
5 3 (4.84%) EMC
5 3 (4.84%) Qualys
5 3 (4.84%) Reuters
5 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
5 3 (4.84%) Veritas
6 2 (3.23%) Avaya
6 2 (3.23%) Clearswift
6 2 (3.23%) MobileIron
6 2 (3.23%) NEC
6 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (1.61%) VMware