Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 786 803
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 -18
Contract jobs citing BYOD 102 96 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.093% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 66 57
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +13.97%
10th Percentile £181 £213 £159
90th Percentile £626 £669 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £465
% change year-on-year +9.38% -13.98% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
UK median hourly rate £15.69 £13.35 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.53% -46.84% +32.18%
10th Percentile £15.35 £11.05 £20.88
90th Percentile £16.04 £18.70 £140.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.69 £11.11 -
% change year-on-year +41.29% - -

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 34822 33843 36812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.70% 32.79% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23182 22120 23438
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £238
90th Percentile £650 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 987 1201 1446
UK median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +2.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.74 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.52% +10.53% +8.57%

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 13 December 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 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 13 December 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 +3 97 £438 +2.94% 3
London +8 70 £425 -10.53% 1
UK excluding London -3 31 £438 +9.38% 3
North of England +48 13 £625 +56.25% 1
South East -17 12 £400 - 1
Yorkshire +27 9 £500 -28.57%
North West +9 4 £750 +114.29% 1
Scotland - 4 £275 - 1
East of England -22 2 £510 -7.27%

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 61 (59.80%) Windows
2 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.27%) Citrix
4 35 (34.31%) Android
5 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 33 (32.35%) Windows 7
7 32 (31.37%) Cisco
8 28 (27.45%) Blackberry
9 27 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (24.51%) VPN
10 25 (24.51%) Office 365
10 25 (24.51%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (21.57%) Banking
12 21 (20.59%) Windows 10
13 20 (19.61%) IBM Notes
13 20 (19.61%) Lotus
13 20 (19.61%) SCCM
14 19 (18.63%) Mac OS
15 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
15 18 (17.65%) Reuters
15 18 (17.65%) Bloomberg
15 18 (17.65%) Law
15 18 (17.65%) VMware
16 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
17 15 (14.71%) Legal
17 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
18 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared

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 20 (19.61%) IBM Notes
2 17 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.88%) nginx
5 4 (3.92%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.96%) CMS
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Eikon
2 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.51%) Office 365
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (6.86%) G Suite
5 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.96%) PaaS
6 2 (1.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.98%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.98%) Slack
7 1 (0.98%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.51%) Cisco IOS
1 25 (24.51%) VPN
2 17 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 14 (13.73%) LAN
3 14 (13.73%) WAN
4 12 (11.76%) DNS
4 12 (11.76%) Firewall
5 6 (5.88%) SSL
6 5 (4.90%) DHCP
6 5 (4.90%) Internet
6 5 (4.90%) Wireless
7 4 (3.92%) VLAN
8 3 (2.94%) SAN
8 3 (2.94%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.96%) 4G
9 2 (1.96%) Intranet
9 2 (1.96%) Skype
9 2 (1.96%) VoIP
10 1 (0.98%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Burp Suite
2 6 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (21.57%) Banking
2 18 (17.65%) Law
3 15 (14.71%) Legal
4 14 (13.73%) Finance
5 11 (10.78%) Retail Banking
6 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (4.90%) Electronics
7 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.90%) Marketing
8 4 (3.92%) Retail
9 2 (1.96%) Front Office
9 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.98%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.98%) French Language
10 1 (0.98%) Local Government
10 1 (0.98%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Architect
2 22 (21.57%) Desktop Support
3 16 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (12.75%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Service Desk Support
5 11 (10.78%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 11 (10.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 11 (10.78%) IT Support
6 9 (8.82%) Deskside Support
6 9 (8.82%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Senior Architect
7 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) IT Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (4.90%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.98%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.98%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.45%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) CESG
5 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) RIA
6 1 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.98%) Social Network
6 1 (0.98%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (59.80%) Windows
2 35 (34.31%) Android
3 33 (32.35%) Windows 7
4 21 (20.59%) Windows 10
5 19 (18.63%) Mac OS
6 13 (12.75%) Linux
7 10 (9.80%) Unix
7 10 (9.80%) Windows Server
8 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.90%) Windows Phone
10 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.75%) Coaching
2 12 (11.76%) Migration
3 11 (10.78%) ITIL
3 11 (10.78%) TOGAF
4 10 (9.80%) Document Management
5 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.82%) Protective Monitoring
6 8 (7.84%) Information Assurance
7 7 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.86%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (6.86%) High Availability
7 7 (6.86%) Malware Analysis
7 7 (6.86%) OWASP
7 7 (6.86%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.86%) Secure Coding
7 7 (6.86%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.86%) SIEM
7 7 (6.86%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (5.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) Python
2 7 (6.86%) Java
3 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 6 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
4 13 (12.75%) MCSE
5 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 9 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.86%) CCSP
7 7 (6.86%) CREST Certified
8 6 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.92%) MCITP
11 3 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.94%) CISM
11 3 (2.94%) CISSP
11 3 (2.94%) MCSA
12 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.98%) CCIE
13 1 (0.98%) CCNA
13 1 (0.98%) CCNP
13 1 (0.98%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) RMADS
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.98%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (19.61%) SCCM
2 13 (12.75%) logstash
3 8 (7.84%) AirWatch
4 7 (6.86%) Nessus
5 6 (5.88%) Kibana
5 6 (5.88%) Puppet
6 4 (3.92%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.94%) SmoothWall
8 2 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.98%) Cacti
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.98%) OpenView
9 1 (0.98%) QRadar
9 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (40.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (36.27%) Citrix
3 32 (31.37%) Cisco
4 20 (19.61%) Lotus
5 18 (17.65%) Bloomberg
5 18 (17.65%) Reuters
5 18 (17.65%) VMware
6 8 (7.84%) Apple
6 8 (7.84%) AppSense
7 7 (6.86%) AlienVault
7 7 (6.86%) Google
7 7 (6.86%) Qualys
7 7 (6.86%) Splunk
8 6 (5.88%) SAP
8 6 (5.88%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.90%) Sophos
10 4 (3.92%) HP
10 4 (3.92%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (3.92%) Veeam
11 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL