Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 779 786
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -31
Contract jobs citing BYOD 97 105 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.099% 0.100%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.30% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 77 68
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +24.44% -10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £161
90th Percentile £605 £638 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £458
% change year-on-year -3.61% -9.29% +18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
UK median hourly rate £15.69 £11.11 £104.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.29% -89.36% +354.05%
10th Percentile £15.35 £11.05 £40.69
90th Percentile £16.04 £12.91 £172.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £11.11 £26.25
% change year-on-year +41.29% -57.70% -2.69%

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 33347 35358 37028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 33.30% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22047 23176 23428
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 1199 1462
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.21 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +13.89% -2.70%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 +30 95 £450 +7.14% 9
London +18 61 £450 +2.86% 5
UK excluding London +20 35 £400 -3.61% 4
North of England +90 23 £750 +114.29% 1
Yorkshire +47 19 - -
South East +8 7 £388 -3.13% 3
North West +21 4 £750 +141.94% 1
East of England -30 2 - -
Midlands +36 1 £500 +77.78%
South West +7 1 £400 -21.18%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 62 (63.92%) Windows
2 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
3 42 (43.30%) Cisco
3 42 (43.30%) Citrix
4 40 (41.24%) Android
5 39 (40.21%) Cisco IOS
6 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
6 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
7 33 (34.02%) Microsoft Office
8 29 (29.90%) VPN
9 26 (26.80%) Active Directory
10 25 (25.77%) Mac OS
11 23 (23.71%) Banking
11 23 (23.71%) Lotus
11 23 (23.71%) IBM Notes
12 22 (22.68%) Firewall
13 21 (21.65%) Office 365
14 18 (18.56%) LAN
14 18 (18.56%) Coaching
14 18 (18.56%) Windows 10
15 16 (16.49%) DNS
15 16 (16.49%) WAN
15 16 (16.49%) Reuters
15 16 (16.49%) Bloomberg
15 16 (16.49%) SCCM
16 15 (15.46%) High Availability
16 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (14.43%) 802.1X
17 14 (14.43%) Wireless

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 23 (23.71%) IBM Notes
2 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.22%) Skype for Business
5 6 (6.19%) nginx
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.03%) Apache
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) CMS
8 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (34.02%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Eikon
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.65%) Office 365
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) G Suite
5 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.09%) PaaS
5 3 (3.09%) SaaS
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
6 1 (1.03%) Slack
6 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (40.21%) Cisco IOS
2 29 (29.90%) VPN
3 22 (22.68%) Firewall
4 18 (18.56%) LAN
5 16 (16.49%) DNS
5 16 (16.49%) WAN
6 14 (14.43%) Wireless
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco ISE
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (10.31%) Cisco Wireless
7 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.31%) WLAN
8 9 (9.28%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (9.28%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.19%) Internet
9 6 (6.19%) SSL
10 5 (5.15%) NetScaler
10 5 (5.15%) Skype
10 5 (5.15%) Wireshark
11 4 (4.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
2 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.03%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 23 (23.71%) Banking
2 14 (14.43%) Law
3 13 (13.40%) Legal
4 11 (11.34%) Retail Banking
5 9 (9.28%) Finance
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.06%) Electronics
7 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.06%) Marketing
8 1 (1.03%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.03%) French Language
8 1 (1.03%) Front Office
8 1 (1.03%) Games
8 1 (1.03%) Local Government
8 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Architect
2 18 (18.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (15.46%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.34%) Service Desk Support
4 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 8 (8.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 8 (8.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Deskside Support
5 8 (8.25%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Architect
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.19%) IT Support
7 6 (6.19%) Mac Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.19%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.03%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.03%) JSON
3 1 (1.03%) LAMP
3 1 (1.03%) Laravel
3 1 (1.03%) RESTful
3 1 (1.03%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.03%) Sass
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) Symfony
3 1 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.11%) Blackberry
2 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.34%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) CESG
6 2 (2.06%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.03%) Social Network
7 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 62 (63.92%) Windows
2 40 (41.24%) Android
3 36 (37.11%) Windows 7
4 25 (25.77%) Mac OS
5 18 (18.56%) Windows 10
6 10 (10.31%) Windows Server
7 7 (7.22%) Linux
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Phone
9 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.09%) Unix
12 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.03%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Coaching
2 15 (15.46%) High Availability
3 13 (13.40%) Migration
4 10 (10.31%) TOGAF
5 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.19%) Document Management
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 6 (6.19%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.19%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (5.15%) Change Control
8 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.15%) Information Assurance
8 5 (5.15%) Information Management
8 5 (5.15%) Network Design
8 5 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.19%) Python
2 6 (6.19%) Ruby
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.40%) MCSE
2 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.31%) CCNP
4 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 9 (9.28%) CCIE
6 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.12%) CISM
7 4 (4.12%) CISSP
7 4 (4.12%) MCITP
8 3 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (3.09%) MCSA
9 2 (2.06%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (1.03%) CCSP
10 1 (1.03%) CEH
10 1 (1.03%) CRISC
10 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) RMADS
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.03%) COBIT
3 1 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (1.03%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 26 (26.80%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.03%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) SCCM
2 6 (6.19%) AirWatch
2 6 (6.19%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.19%) Kibana
2 6 (6.19%) logstash
2 6 (6.19%) Puppet
3 5 (5.15%) Cacti
3 5 (5.15%) OpenView
3 5 (5.15%) QRadar
3 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.09%) SmoothWall
6 2 (2.06%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (1.03%) AppDNA
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.30%) Cisco
2 42 (43.30%) Citrix
3 23 (23.71%) Lotus
4 16 (16.49%) Bloomberg
4 16 (16.49%) Reuters
5 14 (14.43%) VMware
6 9 (9.28%) Apple
7 8 (8.25%) AppSense
7 8 (8.25%) HP
7 8 (8.25%) Palo Alto
8 5 (5.15%) Google
8 5 (5.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.12%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.12%) Sophos
9 4 (4.12%) Veeam
10 3 (3.09%) Dell
10 3 (3.09%) Forcepoint
10 3 (3.09%) SAP