The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile Device Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Device Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Mobile Device Management
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 500 573 556
Rank change year-on-year +73 -17  
Contract jobs citing Mobile Device Management 100 85 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 58 44
Median daily rate £300 £361 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.85% +8.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £154 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £458 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £394 £325
% change year-on-year -23.93% +21.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £15.78 £125.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -87.38% +861.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £125.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.94 £125.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 - £13.00

Mobile Device Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 38807 46287 44659
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.74% 82.81% 79.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25491 30598 27763
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 998 1077 1305
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.85 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.54% +13.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.50 £47.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

Mobile Device Management
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mobile Device Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Device Management in the UK

Mobile Device Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mobile Device Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mobile Device Management in the UK

Mobile Device Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Device Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mobile Device Management in the UK

Mobile Device Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Device Management.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mobile Device Management in the UK

Mobile Device Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Device Management over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mobile Device Management in the UK

Mobile Device Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Device Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 92 £308 -12.14% 23
London +25 37 £375 +29.31% 6
South East +32 24 £315 -21.25% 6
City of London 0 14 £235 -20.33% 1
East of England -2 11 £130 -35.00% 1
Berkshire +31 10 £300 -33.44% 2
Hertfordshire +7 10 £130 -35.00% 1
Watford +1 8 £130 -
West Midlands +29 7 £350 -15.15% 4
Reading - 7 £300 - 1
Hampshire +8 6 - - 1
Scotland +38 5 £155 -61.25%
Surrey +11 5 £525 +92.66% 1
East Midlands - 5 £258 -
Thatcham - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 - - 1
South West +4 3 £725 +84.12% 3
Wellingborough - 3 £255 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £255 -
Warwickshire - 3 - - 2
North West +32 2 £300 -27.27% 3
Bristol +2 2 £725 +84.12% 2
Merseyside +2 2 £300 -
West Sussex - 2 £363 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £200 -
Coventry - 2 £500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £224 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +22 1 £290 +3.94%
Tyne and Wear +21 1 £290 +3.94%
North East +17 1 £290 +3.94%

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mobile Device Management 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 Mobile Device Management.

1 111 (59.04%) Windows
2 107 (56.91%) Active Directory
3 91 (48.40%) Microsoft
4 51 (27.13%) Office 365
5 49 (26.06%) Android
6 45 (23.94%) Windows Server
6 45 (23.94%) DNS
7 41 (21.81%) DHCP
8 39 (20.74%) AirWatch
8 39 (20.74%) Windows 7
9 37 (19.68%) WAN
9 37 (19.68%) ITIL
10 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (18.62%) LAN
12 32 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
12 32 (17.02%) SCCM
13 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (15.96%) VMware
15 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Intune
15 29 (15.43%) Apple iOS
16 28 (14.89%) Windows 10
17 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (13.83%) Internet
19 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (13.30%) Security Cleared
20 23 (12.23%) Blackberry
20 23 (12.23%) MS Exchange
21 22 (11.70%) Citrix
21 22 (11.70%) SharePoint

Mobile Device Management
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 (12.23%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 21 (11.17%) Skype for Business
4 20 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.72%) Office Communications Server
7 7 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.19%) IIS
9 5 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (17.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Maximo
2 4 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (27.13%) Office 365
2 27 (14.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.32%) OneDrive
5 8 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.66%) G Suite
7 4 (2.13%) IaaS
8 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.53%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.53%) PaaS
9 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (23.94%) DNS
2 41 (21.81%) DHCP
3 37 (19.68%) WAN
4 35 (18.62%) LAN
5 26 (13.83%) Internet
6 16 (8.51%) Skype
7 12 (6.38%) Firewall
7 12 (6.38%) SSL
8 10 (5.32%) Network Security
9 9 (4.79%) VPN
10 8 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
11 7 (3.72%) RFID
11 7 (3.72%) SAN
11 7 (3.72%) SMTP
12 6 (3.19%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (2.13%) HTTP
13 4 (2.13%) IPsec
13 4 (2.13%) Unified Communications
13 4 (2.13%) WLAN
14 3 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.53%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) Redis
3 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) Maven
2 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (11.17%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Back Office
3 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Legal
5 5 (2.66%) Banking
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Law
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Local Government
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (18.09%) Architect
2 21 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (11.17%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.64%) Desktop Support
4 15 (7.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (7.98%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (7.45%) Analyst
5 14 (7.45%) IT Support
6 13 (6.91%) Consultant
7 11 (5.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 10 (5.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Technical Architect
9 9 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.26%) IT Technician
10 8 (4.26%) Support Technician
11 7 (3.72%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) Software Packaging
1 3 (1.60%) Web Services
2 2 (1.06%) CSS
2 2 (1.06%) CSS3
2 2 (1.06%) HTML
2 2 (1.06%) HTML5
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Avro
3 1 (0.53%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.53%) COM
3 1 (0.53%) Dojo
3 1 (0.53%) Flash
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) Node.js
3 1 (0.53%) OAuth
3 1 (0.53%) REST
3 1 (0.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.53%) SOAP
3 1 (0.53%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.23%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.51%) Smartphone
3 13 (6.91%) Handset
4 12 (6.38%) PKI
5 11 (5.85%) BYOD
6 10 (5.32%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.79%) CESG
8 8 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 8 (4.26%) Fat Client
8 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
8 8 (4.26%) Thin Client
9 6 (3.19%) User Experience
10 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.66%) iPad
10 5 (2.66%) iPhone
11 4 (2.13%) NHS
11 4 (2.13%) Replication
12 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
14 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 111 (59.04%) Windows
2 49 (26.06%) Android
3 45 (23.94%) Windows Server
4 39 (20.74%) Windows 7
5 31 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (15.43%) Apple iOS
7 28 (14.89%) Windows 10
8 26 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (9.57%) Windows 8
11 12 (6.38%) Windows XP
12 10 (5.32%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.60%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.68%) ITIL
2 19 (10.11%) Migration
3 17 (9.04%) Service Management
4 16 (8.51%) Project Management
5 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (5.32%) Identity Management
6 10 (5.32%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (4.79%) OWASP
8 8 (4.26%) ITSM
8 8 (4.26%) Mobile Development
8 8 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 8 (4.26%) SIEM
9 7 (3.72%) Mobile First
9 7 (3.72%) Push Notifications
9 7 (3.72%) Visualisation
10 6 (3.19%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 6 (3.19%) Security Architecture
10 6 (3.19%) Service Design
10 6 (3.19%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (11.17%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.98%) SQL
3 9 (4.79%) Java
4 8 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.19%) VB
6 2 (1.06%) C
6 2 (1.06%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.53%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.53%) Python
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (13.30%) Security Cleared
3 20 (10.64%) Degree
4 19 (10.11%) MCSE
5 15 (7.98%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (4.26%) MCDST
7 7 (3.72%) MCP
8 6 (3.19%) MCITP
9 5 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.13%) CISSP
10 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.60%) CISMP
11 3 (1.60%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.06%) MCTS
13 1 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 1 (0.53%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.60%) ISO22301
2 3 (1.60%) ISO27002
2 3 (1.60%) ISO27005
2 3 (1.60%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 107 (56.91%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.17%) Hyper-V
3 20 (10.64%) Virtual Desktop
3 20 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (6.91%) BitLocker
4 13 (6.91%) XenApp
5 8 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.13%) vSphere
8 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (20.74%) AirWatch
2 32 (17.02%) SCCM
3 29 (15.43%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (5.32%) XenMobile
5 9 (4.79%) SCOM
6 7 (3.72%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.19%) WSUS
8 3 (1.60%) AppDNA
8 3 (1.60%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.06%) MobiControl
10 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 91 (48.40%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.96%) VMware
3 22 (11.70%) Citrix
4 18 (9.57%) Apple
5 14 (7.45%) HP
6 12 (6.38%) Cisco
7 11 (5.85%) IBM
7 11 (5.85%) MobileIron
8 7 (3.72%) Trend Micro
9 6 (3.19%) Symantec
10 5 (2.66%) Google
11 4 (2.13%) BMC
11 4 (2.13%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.13%) NetApp
11 4 (2.13%) Remedy
11 4 (2.13%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.13%) Veeam
12 3 (1.60%) AppSense
12 3 (1.60%) Avaya
12 3 (1.60%) SAP
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