Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 776 787
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -36
Contract jobs citing BYOD 84 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.078% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.24% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 69
UK median daily rate £285 £425 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.94% -9.28% +32.81%
10th Percentile £121 £237 £163
90th Percentile £600 £692 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £485
% change year-on-year +5.88% -12.37% +38.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
UK median hourly rate £68.35 £14.40 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +374.62% -40.57% +27.53%
10th Percentile £25.91 £11.05 £20.40
90th Percentile £110.50 £18.70 £26.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £68.35 £11.11 -
% change year-on-year +515.44% - -

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 33,351 31,141 35,362
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.39% 32.71% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,314 20,316 22,758
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 994 1,108 1,343
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.11% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £49.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 £18.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year +15.05% -5.30% +17.65%

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 18 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing BYOD over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 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 -15 74 £285 -32.94% 8
London -21 49 £250 -39.39% 4
UK excluding London -7 34 £450 +5.88% 4
South East -20 13 £456 +14.06%
North of England +19 9 £135 -69.14%
Scotland - 9 £275 -
North West +12 7 £125 -68.75%
Yorkshire -8 2 £500 -28.57%
East of England - 2 £510 - 3
Midlands +8 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 39 (46.43%) Windows
2 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
3 27 (32.14%) Office 365
4 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.38%) Citrix
5 22 (26.19%) Windows 10
6 18 (21.43%) Cisco
6 18 (21.43%) SCCM
6 18 (21.43%) Android
7 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
7 15 (17.86%) Finance
7 15 (17.86%) VMware
8 14 (16.67%) Legal
8 14 (16.67%) LAN
8 14 (16.67%) WAN
8 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
9 13 (15.48%) Law
10 11 (13.10%) VPN
10 11 (13.10%) Blackberry
10 11 (13.10%) Skype for Business
10 11 (13.10%) AirWatch
11 10 (11.90%) iManage
11 10 (11.90%) Skype
11 10 (11.90%) G Suite
11 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.90%) Banking
11 10 (11.90%) Document Management

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 15 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (13.10%) Skype for Business
4 7 (8.33%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
5 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.14%) Office 365
2 14 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (11.90%) G Suite
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.52%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.19%) Slack
5 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.67%) LAN
1 14 (16.67%) WAN
2 11 (13.10%) VPN
3 10 (11.90%) Skype
4 8 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (3.57%) DHCP
6 3 (3.57%) DNS
6 3 (3.57%) Internet
6 3 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.38%) 4G
7 2 (2.38%) Firewall
7 2 (2.38%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.19%) FCoE
8 1 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
8 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) OLAP
1 1 (1.19%) OLTP
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 14 (16.67%) Legal
3 13 (15.48%) Law
4 10 (11.90%) Banking
5 8 (9.52%) Retail
6 5 (5.95%) Retail Banking
7 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.57%) Electronics
8 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.57%) Marketing
9 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.19%) French Language
9 1 (1.19%) Front Office
9 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Local Government
9 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Architect
2 20 (23.81%) Desktop Support
3 13 (15.48%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) IT Support
5 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 9 (10.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (9.52%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) IT Analyst
9 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Office 365 Architect
10 4 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.38%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.19%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) iPhone
4 3 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.38%) CESG
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Replication
6 1 (1.19%) RIA
6 1 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) Social Network
6 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (46.43%) Windows
2 22 (26.19%) Windows 10
3 18 (21.43%) Android
4 13 (15.48%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
5 8 (9.52%) Linux
5 8 (9.52%) Unix
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.95%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.19%) AIX
8 1 (1.19%) Solaris
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (11.90%) Document Management
2 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.52%) Information Assurance
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL
2 8 (9.52%) Migration
3 7 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 7 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
3 7 (8.33%) OWASP
3 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (8.33%) Secure Coding
3 7 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 7 (8.33%) SIEM
3 7 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (7.14%) Information Management
4 6 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.95%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) Java
1 7 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (1.19%) C
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.33%) CCSP
3 7 (8.33%) CREST Certified
4 6 (7.14%) MCSE
5 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (3.57%) CISM
7 3 (3.57%) CISSP
8 2 (2.38%) CCNA
8 2 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.19%) MCITP
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 5 (5.95%) RMADS
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.19%) SAS 70
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) SCCM
2 11 (13.10%) AirWatch
3 7 (8.33%) logstash
3 7 (8.33%) Nessus
4 2 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.19%) MaaS360
5 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.19%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (27.38%) Citrix
1 23 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.43%) Cisco
3 15 (17.86%) VMware
4 10 (11.90%) Google
4 10 (11.90%) iManage
5 8 (9.52%) Bloomberg
5 8 (9.52%) Reuters
6 7 (8.33%) AlienVault
6 7 (8.33%) Apple
6 7 (8.33%) Lotus
6 7 (8.33%) Qualys
6 7 (8.33%) Splunk
7 4 (4.76%) SAP
8 3 (3.57%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.38%) Avaya
9 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.38%) Sophos
9 2 (2.38%) Symantec