Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 796 767
Rank change year-on-year +37 -29 0
Contract jobs citing BYOD 99 103 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 64
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -2.61% +7.81%
10th Percentile £233 £162 £170
90th Percentile £588 £601 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £465
% change year-on-year -7.74% -9.68% +16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £104.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.25

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 31989 35916 36232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 33.17% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20893 23533 22630
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £265 £253 £238
90th Percentile £648 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 1198 1411
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.39 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -4.76% +13.51% -7.50%

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 22 August 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 10 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 22 August 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 +56 98 £425 +1.19% 10
London +34 60 £450 +2.86% 5
UK excluding London +44 38 £388 -7.74% 5
North of England +70 21 £750 +141.94%
Yorkshire - 18 - -
South East +12 6 £375 -9.09% 3
South West 0 6 £250 -28.57%
East of England -20 4 £550 +30.95%
North West +32 3 £750 +141.94%
Midlands +20 1 £500 +13.31% 2

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (64.65%) Windows
2 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
3 45 (45.45%) Citrix
4 44 (44.44%) Cisco
5 43 (43.43%) Android
6 42 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
6 42 (42.42%) Windows 7
7 40 (40.40%) Blackberry
8 32 (32.32%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (30.30%) VPN
10 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
10 24 (24.24%) Firewall
10 24 (24.24%) Mac OS
11 23 (23.23%) Lotus
11 23 (23.23%) IBM Notes
12 22 (22.22%) Windows 10
13 21 (21.21%) Banking
14 20 (20.20%) Office 365
15 18 (18.18%) High Availability
15 18 (18.18%) VMware
15 18 (18.18%) LAN
15 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (17.17%) Coaching
16 17 (17.17%) MCSE
16 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (16.16%) Reuters
17 16 (16.16%) Bloomberg
17 16 (16.16%) DNS
17 16 (16.16%) Wireless
17 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure

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 (23.23%) IBM Notes
2 8 (8.08%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.06%) nginx
3 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (32.32%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Eikon
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.20%) Office 365
2 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.04%) PaaS
4 4 (4.04%) SaaS
5 3 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.03%) G Suite
6 2 (2.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
2 30 (30.30%) VPN
3 24 (24.24%) Firewall
4 18 (18.18%) LAN
5 16 (16.16%) DNS
5 16 (16.16%) Wireless
6 14 (14.14%) WAN
7 12 (12.12%) Cisco ISE
7 12 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (12.12%) Cisco Wireless
7 12 (12.12%) WLAN
8 11 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 7 (7.07%) Internet
11 6 (6.06%) NetScaler
11 6 (6.06%) Skype
11 6 (6.06%) SSL
11 6 (6.06%) Wireshark
12 3 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
2 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (6.06%) Artifactory
2 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.01%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 21 (21.21%) Banking
2 15 (15.15%) Law
3 13 (13.13%) Retail
4 11 (11.11%) Legal
5 10 (10.10%) Finance
6 9 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.02%) Electronics
8 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.02%) Marketing
9 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
9 1 (1.01%) French Language
9 1 (1.01%) Front Office
9 1 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Architect
2 18 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (14.14%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Architect
7 8 (8.08%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (8.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (8.08%) Deskside Support
8 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) LAN Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Mac Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.15%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.02%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.01%) ADO
4 1 (1.01%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.01%) jQuery
4 1 (1.01%) JSON
4 1 (1.01%) LAMP
4 1 (1.01%) Laravel
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.01%) Sass
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) Symfony
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.40%) Blackberry
2 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (13.13%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 64 (64.65%) Windows
2 43 (43.43%) Android
3 42 (42.42%) Windows 7
4 24 (24.24%) Mac OS
5 22 (22.22%) Windows 10
6 10 (10.10%) Windows Phone
7 8 (8.08%) Windows Server
8 7 (7.07%) Linux
9 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
10 3 (3.03%) Unix
11 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) High Availability
2 17 (17.17%) Coaching
3 14 (14.14%) TOGAF
4 9 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (8.08%) ITIL
6 7 (7.07%) Migration
7 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 6 (6.06%) Network Design
7 6 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (5.05%) Document Management
8 5 (5.05%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (4.04%) Information Security
9 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.04%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.03%) Data Security
10 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.07%) Bash Shell
2 6 (6.06%) Python
2 6 (6.06%) Ruby
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (17.17%) MCSE
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (13.13%) CCNP
4 12 (12.12%) CCIE
4 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.03%) MCITP
6 3 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.01%) CCIE Data Center
7 1 (1.01%) CCSP
7 1 (1.01%) CEH
7 1 (1.01%) CISM
7 1 (1.01%) CISSP
7 1 (1.01%) CRISC
7 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (3.03%) ISO 22301
2 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (1.01%) NIST 800
3 1 (1.01%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 24 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) SCCM
2 8 (8.08%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (6.06%) Cacti
3 6 (6.06%) Kibana
3 6 (6.06%) logstash
3 6 (6.06%) OpenView
3 6 (6.06%) Puppet
3 6 (6.06%) QRadar
3 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (5.05%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.03%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) SmoothWall
7 1 (1.01%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 45 (45.45%) Citrix
3 44 (44.44%) Cisco
4 23 (23.23%) Lotus
5 18 (18.18%) VMware
6 16 (16.16%) Bloomberg
6 16 (16.16%) Reuters
7 13 (13.13%) Apple
7 13 (13.13%) AppSense
8 10 (10.10%) Palo Alto
9 9 (9.09%) HP
10 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.05%) SAP
12 4 (4.04%) BMC
12 4 (4.04%) Google
13 3 (3.03%) New Relic
13 3 (3.03%) Ruckus Wireless
13 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
13 3 (3.03%) Sophos
13 3 (3.03%) Veeam