Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 764 820
Rank change year-on-year -61 +56 -45
Contract jobs citing BYOD 62 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.061% 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 55 71
UK median daily rate £500 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +3.57% -2.61%
10th Percentile £267 £225 £165
90th Percentile £584 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £408
% change year-on-year +22.58% -4.91% -12.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 34,873 32,709 37,176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.12% 34.19% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,559 21,317 24,274
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £622
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,059 1,035 1,259
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £20.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.88% -0.82% +11.07%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.83
% change year-on-year +2.56% -6.39% +15.72%

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 20 August 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
Top 9 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 20 August 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 -47 60 £500 +14.94% 12
London -45 35 £500 +11.11% 3
UK excluding London -45 27 £475 +22.58% 9
South East +3 17 £510 +36.00% 1
North of England -43 5 £363 -51.67% 4
East of England -11 3 £118 -78.64% 1
North West -13 3 £350 -53.33% 3
Yorkshire -28 2 £375 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
3 17 (27.42%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) Android
4 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
4 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 15 (24.19%) Office 365
6 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
6 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (12.90%) SCCM
9 8 (12.90%) VPN
10 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
10 7 (11.29%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (9.68%) iPhone
11 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
11 6 (9.68%) Cisco
12 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.06%) WAN
12 5 (8.06%) Migration
12 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
12 5 (8.06%) Skype
12 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
13 4 (6.45%) User Experience
13 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
13 4 (6.45%) High Availability
13 4 (6.45%) PaaS

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 7 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.23%) Eikon
3 1 (1.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (6.45%) IaaS
5 4 (6.45%) PaaS
6 3 (4.84%) Mimecast
6 3 (4.84%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.61%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) VPN
2 5 (8.06%) Skype
2 5 (8.06%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.06%) WAN
3 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 4 (6.45%) VoIP
4 3 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (4.84%) Firewall
4 3 (4.84%) LAN
4 3 (4.84%) SMTP
4 3 (4.84%) Wireless
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (3.23%) DMZ
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.23%) MPLS
5 2 (3.23%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.23%) VLAN
5 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Legal
2 2 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Consultant
3 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.84%) Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Messaging Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Collaboration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.68%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) EMC Centera
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) e-Learning
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Windows
2 17 (27.42%) Android
3 16 (25.81%) Windows 10
4 12 (19.35%) Apple iOS
5 6 (9.68%) Mac OS X
6 4 (6.45%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.84%) Linux
7 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.06%) Migration
1 5 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (6.45%) Android Development
2 4 (6.45%) High Availability
2 4 (6.45%) ITIL
2 4 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (4.84%) Accounts Payable
3 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.84%) Information Security
3 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.23%) Consumerization
4 2 (3.23%) Email Filtering
4 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (3.23%) ITSM
4 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 2 (3.23%) Security Architecture
4 2 (3.23%) Security Testing
4 2 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) MOS
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (12.90%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) AirWatch
3 3 (4.84%) MaaS360
4 2 (3.23%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.61%) SCOM
5 1 (1.61%) WSUS
5 1 (1.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco
3 4 (6.45%) Apple
3 4 (6.45%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) Palo Alto
4 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
4 3 (4.84%) EMC
4 3 (4.84%) Okta
4 3 (4.84%) Veritas
5 2 (3.23%) Adobe
5 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.23%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.23%) Reuters
5 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (1.61%) F5
6 1 (1.61%) Meraki
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.61%) TippingPoint