Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 783 796 764
Rank change year-on-year +13 -32 +39
Contract jobs citing BYOD 63 85 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.084% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 49
UK median daily rate £475 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £150 £116 £250
90th Percentile £545 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +5.71% +9.38% -15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
UK median hourly rate £24.19 £121.00 £16.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.01% +612.60% -29.92%
10th Percentile £20.51 £121.00 £14.66
90th Percentile £30.52 £121.00 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £121.00 -

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 31,330 33,522 30,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.95% 33.17% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,455 22,064 19,495
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £260
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,002 1,026 1,049
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.50% -5.53%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.31 £11.31
90th Percentile £51.23 £52.50 £49.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.81 £20.35 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.68% +10.00% -11.90%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +8 61 £475 +28.38% 4
London +25 34 £500 +85.19%
UK excluding London -13 27 £463 +5.71% 4
South East +2 15 £475 -6.86%
North of England +14 5 £440 +87.23%
East of England +12 5 £440 +274.47%
North West +9 4 £440 +203.45%
Midlands +3 1 £525 -
Yorkshire -4 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 £525 -
South West - 1 £675 - 4

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 21 (33.33%) Office 365
4 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
4 16 (25.40%) Migration
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (22.22%) Unified Communications
5 14 (22.22%) SCCM
5 14 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (20.63%) Finance
7 12 (19.05%) Android
7 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
8 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (17.46%) VMware
8 11 (17.46%) VLAN
8 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
9 10 (15.87%) LAN
10 9 (14.29%) ITIL
10 9 (14.29%) EMC
10 9 (14.29%) NetApp
10 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
11 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (12.70%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
11 8 (12.70%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (12.70%) HP
11 8 (12.70%) VPN

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 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Office 365
2 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (12.70%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 11 (17.46%) VLAN
3 10 (15.87%) LAN
4 8 (12.70%) VPN
4 8 (12.70%) WAN
5 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 7 (11.11%) Wireless
6 5 (7.94%) Firewall
6 5 (7.94%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) DMZ
7 4 (6.35%) Skype
7 4 (6.35%) VoIP
7 4 (6.35%) Wireshark
7 4 (6.35%) WLAN
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.17%) DHCP
8 2 (3.17%) HSRP
8 2 (3.17%) Network Security
8 2 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Architect
2 14 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) ERP Architect
6 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Deskside Support
7 5 (7.94%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Deskside Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) iOS SDK
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) OAuth
2 1 (1.59%) OpenID
2 1 (1.59%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) iPhone
1 5 (7.94%) Smartphone
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.35%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.17%) CMDB
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
4 2 (3.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.59%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 12 (19.05%) Android
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.94%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Migration
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
3 8 (12.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (11.11%) ERP
4 7 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.35%) Application Discovery
6 4 (6.35%) Information Security
6 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) ITSM
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) Java
1 1 (1.59%) Perl
1 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) MCSE
3 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.35%) MOS
5 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.59%) CCNA
5 1 (1.59%) CCNP
5 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) GDPR
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) MiFID
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) BitLocker
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) SCCM
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (11.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.17%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco CME
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (3.17%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) EMC
3 9 (14.29%) NetApp
4 8 (12.70%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco
6 6 (9.52%) Citrix
7 5 (7.94%) Avaya
7 5 (7.94%) MobileIron
8 4 (6.35%) Apple
8 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
9 3 (4.76%) Ivanti
10 2 (3.17%) BT
10 2 (3.17%) Google
10 2 (3.17%) iManage
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
10 2 (3.17%) Red Box
10 2 (3.17%) Speakerbus
10 2 (3.17%) Verint