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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
UK
Rank 559 603 560
Rank change year-on-year +44 -43  
Contract jobs citing BYOD 37 39 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.082% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 26
Median daily rate £410 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +4.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £433
% change year-on-year -10.52% +9.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.83 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 - £34.00

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14497 16421 15905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 30.98% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9339 10703 9623
Median daily rate £445 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 557 661
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

BYOD
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BYOD in the UK

BYOD
Top 20 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 3 months to 24 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 +32 36 £410 -15.46% 10
London +26 23 £410 -15.46% 5
North West +28 4 £400 -17.52%
South East +21 4 £339 -15.31% 4
South West +1 4 £508 +19.41%
Cheshire +33 3 £425 -5.55%
Milton Keynes -2 3 £335 -
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £335 -
Wiltshire - 3 £570 -
Corsham - 3 £570 -
City of London 0 2 £410 -8.88% 1
Crawley +10 1 £475 -
Liverpool 0 1 £210 -56.70%
West Sussex 0 1 £475 -
Merseyside -2 1 £210 -56.70%
Chester - 1 £475 -
Bournemouth - 1 £150 -
Dorset - 1 £150 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -

BYOD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BYOD 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 BYOD.

1 29 (40.28%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 21 (29.17%) Citrix
4 20 (27.78%) Cisco
5 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
6 16 (22.22%) VPN
7 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.44%) Information Security
8 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
8 13 (18.06%) Blackberry
8 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
8 13 (18.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
11 10 (13.89%) Finance
11 10 (13.89%) Office 365
11 10 (13.89%) SCCM
11 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 10 (13.89%) Android
12 9 (12.50%) Internet
12 9 (12.50%) MS Office
12 9 (12.50%) ITIL
13 8 (11.11%) IBM Notes
13 8 (11.11%) Lotus
13 8 (11.11%) Project Management
13 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (11.11%) Banking
13 8 (11.11%) Mac OS

BYOD
Top Related 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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.89%) Office 365
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) G Suite
4 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.22%) VPN
2 12 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (12.50%) Internet
4 8 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.72%) LAN
6 6 (8.33%) DHCP
6 6 (8.33%) DNS
7 5 (6.94%) Firewall
8 4 (5.56%) Skype
8 4 (5.56%) WAN
8 4 (5.56%) Wireless
9 3 (4.17%) 4G
9 3 (4.17%) HTTP
9 3 (4.17%) MPLS
10 2 (2.78%) Intranet
10 2 (2.78%) VLAN
11 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.39%) Telepresence
11 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
General
1 10 (13.89%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.94%) Retail
4 4 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.17%) Law
5 3 (4.17%) Local Government
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.39%) Back Office
7 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Architect
1 11 (15.28%) Security Assurance Manager
1 11 (15.28%) Security Manager
2 9 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
4 4 (5.56%) Consultant
4 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Deskside Support
5 3 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.17%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) ADO
2 1 (1.39%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.94%) Smartphone
5 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.17%) Handset
7 2 (2.78%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) iPad
8 1 (1.39%) iPhone
8 1 (1.39%) iSeries
8 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.28%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.28%) Windows 10
4 10 (13.89%) Android
5 8 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.78%) Unix
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.39%) Linux
9 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Information Security
1 14 (19.44%) Risk Management
2 13 (18.06%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (12.50%) ITIL
4 8 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 6 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security Management
7 5 (6.94%) ISMS
7 5 (6.94%) Security Management
8 4 (5.56%) Coaching
8 4 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
8 4 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) PHP
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.94%) CCNP
5 4 (5.56%) CCIE
5 4 (5.56%) MCSE
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.78%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.39%) CCNA
8 1 (1.39%) CCSP
8 1 (1.39%) CEH
8 1 (1.39%) CISM
8 1 (1.39%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.17%) ISO22301
2 3 (4.17%) ISO27002
2 3 (4.17%) ISO27005
2 3 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) RMADS
4 1 (1.39%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.39%) PMO
4 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.94%) XenApp
3 5 (6.94%) XenDesktop
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (1.39%) NFS
5 1 (1.39%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.39%) Varnish
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (5.56%) AppDNA
2 4 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 4 (5.56%) SCOM
3 3 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) Citrix
3 20 (27.78%) Cisco
4 8 (11.11%) Lotus
5 7 (9.72%) Bloomberg
5 7 (9.72%) Reuters
6 5 (6.94%) AppSense
6 5 (6.94%) VMware
7 4 (5.56%) Apple
8 3 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.17%) Brocade
8 3 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.39%) Google
9 1 (1.39%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) Intel
9 1 (1.39%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.39%) Remedy
9 1 (1.39%) Twitter