The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 465 470 496
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs citing Military 113 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.58% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 27
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£325 £321 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 18
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £31.40 £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.44%
Military
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19429 20527 23479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.59% 42.68% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12259 13045 14326
Average daily rate £438 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 497 538 677
Average hourly rate £21.23 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.64% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Military across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Military Jobs Demand Trend in England

Military
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Military across the England region.

Military Daily Rate Trend in England

Military
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Military Daily Rate Histogram in England

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Military across the England region.

Military Hourly Rate Trend in England

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Military Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Military
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 59 £363 +13.28% 12
South West -31 32 £205 -41.21% 9
London +13 11 £360 +45.45% 3
West Midlands -6 4 - - 2
East of England -27 4 £313 - 7
North West - 1 £475 - 3
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Military
UK

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Military also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Military.

1 200 (84.75%) Security Cleared
2 122 (51.69%) SC Cleared
3 64 (27.12%) Microsoft
4 46 (19.49%) DV Cleared
5 45 (19.07%) Windows
6 43 (18.22%) MS Excel
7 40 (16.95%) Software Engineering
8 31 (13.14%) C
9 30 (12.71%) UML
9 30 (12.71%) Degree
10 29 (12.29%) Oracle
11 28 (11.86%) X.400
11 28 (11.86%) X.500
12 27 (11.44%) Management Information System
13 24 (10.17%) Project Management
14 22 (9.32%) ITIL
14 22 (9.32%) Requirements Management
15 20 (8.47%) Electronics
16 19 (8.05%) Firewall
16 19 (8.05%) Rational DOORS
17 18 (7.63%) Validation
17 18 (7.63%) Linux
17 18 (7.63%) UNIX
17 18 (7.63%) MS Office
17 18 (7.63%) Java
17 18 (7.63%) SQL
18 17 (7.20%) SMTP
18 17 (7.20%) MS Exchange
19 16 (6.78%) SharePoint
19 16 (6.78%) VBScript

Military
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Military also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Military. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.20%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.81%) IIS
4 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.69%) Lync
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.27%) SAS
8 2 (0.85%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 43 (18.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.63%) MS Office
3 10 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.42%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.12%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (1.69%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.85%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.42%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.86%) X.400
1 28 (11.86%) X.500
2 19 (8.05%) Firewall
3 17 (7.20%) SMTP
4 11 (4.66%) HTTP
5 9 (3.81%) Internet
5 9 (3.81%) Network Security
6 8 (3.39%) FTP
7 6 (2.54%) LDAP
7 6 (2.54%) S/MIME
7 6 (2.54%) SAN
8 3 (1.27%) WAN
8 3 (1.27%) LAN
9 2 (0.85%) VoIP
9 2 (0.85%) DNS
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.42%) NAS
10 1 (0.42%) MPLS
10 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (0.85%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (2.54%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.69%) RequisitePro
5 3 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.27%) Automake
6 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.85%) Hudson
6 2 (0.85%) Toad
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) ProC
7 1 (0.42%) NUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 20 (8.47%) Electronics
2 10 (4.24%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.54%) Finance
4 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Automotive
5 2 (0.85%) Avionics
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
6 1 (0.42%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (13.56%) Analyst
2 25 (10.59%) Architect
3 24 (10.17%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (7.63%) Software Engineer
5 15 (6.36%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.66%) Developer
7 11 (4.66%) Consultant
8 10 (4.24%) Tester
8 10 (4.24%) Test Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) Design Engineer
10 8 (3.39%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.39%) Business Analyst
11 7 (2.97%) Messaging Engineer
12 6 (2.54%) Principal Engineer
12 6 (2.54%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 6 (2.54%) Systems Test Engineer
13 5 (2.12%) Service Desk Analyst
13 5 (2.12%) Service Analyst
13 5 (2.12%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.08%) .NET
1 12 (5.08%) XML
2 6 (2.54%) JSP
2 6 (2.54%) Web Services
3 4 (1.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.27%) REST
4 3 (1.27%) Classic ASP
4 3 (1.27%) STL
4 3 (1.27%) XSLT
4 3 (1.27%) Middleware
5 2 (0.85%) Swing
5 2 (0.85%) CSS
5 2 (0.85%) jQuery
5 2 (0.85%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.39%) Mathematics
3 4 (1.69%) Physics
3 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.69%) Replication
3 4 (1.69%) Firmware
3 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.27%) NHS
4 3 (1.27%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.27%) CESG
4 3 (1.27%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (0.85%) Economics
5 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (0.85%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) ASIC
6 1 (0.42%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.42%) PACS
6 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.42%) CMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 45 (19.07%) Windows
2 18 (7.63%) Linux
2 18 (7.63%) UNIX
3 14 (5.93%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.69%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.27%) Debian
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.95%) Software Engineering
2 30 (12.71%) UML
3 24 (10.17%) Project Management
4 22 (9.32%) ITIL
4 22 (9.32%) Requirements Management
5 18 (7.63%) Validation
6 15 (6.36%) Configuration Management
7 14 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (5.93%) Risk Management
8 13 (5.51%) Migration
8 13 (5.51%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.51%) Integration Testing
9 11 (4.66%) Service Management
9 11 (4.66%) Change Control
10 10 (4.24%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.24%) OO
10 10 (4.24%) SOA
11 9 (3.81%) Information Management
12 8 (3.39%) MODAF
12 8 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (13.14%) C
2 18 (7.63%) Java
2 18 (7.63%) SQL
3 16 (6.78%) VBScript
4 15 (6.36%) C++
4 15 (6.36%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 7 (2.97%) C#
6 7 (2.97%) VBA
7 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) VC++
10 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.42%) Tcl
10 1 (0.42%) VB
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 200 (84.75%) Security Cleared
2 122 (51.69%) SC Cleared
3 46 (19.49%) DV Cleared
4 30 (12.71%) Degree
5 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.97%) MCSE
7 6 (2.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.54%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.12%) MOS
9 3 (1.27%) CISA
9 3 (1.27%) CISM
9 3 (1.27%) MBA
9 3 (1.27%) ISEB
9 3 (1.27%) CISSP
9 3 (1.27%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.27%) CBAP
10 2 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) HND
10 2 (0.85%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.54%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (6.78%) Forefront TMG
2 14 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.27%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.27%) SCCM
4 2 (0.85%) MOM
4 2 (0.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 64 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.29%) Oracle
3 16 (6.78%) VMware
4 12 (5.08%) Clearswift
4 12 (5.08%) IBM
4 12 (5.08%) HP
5 6 (2.54%) Cisco
6 5 (2.12%) Adobe
6 5 (2.12%) Remedy
7 4 (1.69%) ESRI
7 4 (1.69%) ICL
7 4 (1.69%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.27%) EMC
8 3 (1.27%) Intel
8 3 (1.27%) Software AG
8 3 (1.27%) NetApp
8 3 (1.27%) Open Text
8 3 (1.27%) McAfee
8 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
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