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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 484 434 436
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +2
Contract jobs citing Military 95 132 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.49% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 31
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£400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 11
Average hourly rate £41.24 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.76 £32.80 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.57 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.17% +13.33%
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
19508 19423 18389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.56% 39.20% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12311 12337 11372
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 540 612
Average hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -63 44 £400 +6.66% 18
South West +11 29 £407 -18.70% 12
North West -7 16 £415 - 1
West Midlands -12 3 £280 - 13
London +4 2 £410 -18.00% 6
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 3
Military
UK

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 116 (66.29%) Security Cleared
2 79 (45.14%) SC Cleared
3 33 (18.86%) Degree
4 30 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 29 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (16.00%) Windows
7 24 (13.71%) Software Engineering
8 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.57%) Project Management
9 22 (12.57%) C
10 20 (11.43%) Finance
11 17 (9.71%) X.400
11 17 (9.71%) C#
11 17 (9.71%) SQL
12 16 (9.14%) Java
12 16 (9.14%) JavaScript
12 16 (9.14%) X.500
12 16 (9.14%) Rational DOORS
12 16 (9.14%) PowerShell
13 15 (8.57%) C++
13 15 (8.57%) SMTP
13 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
14 14 (8.00%) Risk Management
14 14 (8.00%) VMware
14 14 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (8.00%) UML
15 13 (7.43%) Firewall
16 12 (6.86%) Integration Testing
17 11 (6.29%) Time Management
17 11 (6.29%) Boundary Protection

Military
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (4.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.43%) Apache
2 6 (3.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.14%) CMS
5 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.57%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.57%) Liferay
6 1 (0.57%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) 3ds Max
3 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.57%) Windchill
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.86%) SAP PS
1 5 (2.86%) Primavera
2 1 (0.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.57%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.57%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.71%) X.400
2 16 (9.14%) X.500
3 15 (8.57%) SMTP
4 13 (7.43%) Firewall
5 6 (3.43%) LAN
6 5 (2.86%) WAN
6 5 (2.86%) LDAP
7 4 (2.29%) SSL
7 4 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.29%) VoIP
8 3 (1.71%) FTP
8 3 (1.71%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.71%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.14%) Network Security
9 2 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.14%) Internet
9 2 (1.14%) DNS
10 1 (0.57%) SNMP
10 1 (0.57%) Intranet
10 1 (0.57%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (0.57%) MS Access
5 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.57%) SQLite
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.29%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.71%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.14%) Maven
5 2 (1.14%) RequisitePro
5 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 20 (11.43%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Electronics
3 6 (3.43%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.29%) Avionics
5 2 (1.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (17.14%) Analyst
2 20 (11.43%) Software Engineer
3 18 (10.29%) Developer
4 16 (9.14%) Consultant
5 13 (7.43%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.86%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (5.14%) Business Analyst
8 8 (4.57%) Architect
9 7 (4.00%) Programmer
9 7 (4.00%) Communications Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Project Engineer
9 7 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.43%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.43%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Messaging Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Build Engineer
11 4 (2.29%) Security Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Systems Architect
11 4 (2.29%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.29%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.29%) .NET
2 10 (5.71%) CSS
2 10 (5.71%) HTML
3 8 (4.57%) JSP
4 7 (4.00%) XML
4 7 (4.00%) Ajax
5 6 (3.43%) jQuery
5 6 (3.43%) Web Services
5 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.71%) JSON
6 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.14%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.14%) WF
7 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.14%) XSL
7 2 (1.14%) XSLT
8 1 (0.57%) XHTML
8 1 (0.57%) OpenGL
8 1 (0.57%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.57%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.29%) Open Source
4 4 (2.29%) Replication
5 3 (1.71%) PKI
6 2 (1.14%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.14%) Economics
6 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.57%) VLE
7 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.57%) VAX
7 1 (0.57%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.00%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Linux
3 7 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.86%) UNIX
5 4 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.14%) CentOS
8 1 (0.57%) VMS
8 1 (0.57%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.57%) Android
8 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.71%) Software Engineering
2 22 (12.57%) Project Management
3 14 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 14 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.00%) UML
4 12 (6.86%) Integration Testing
5 11 (6.29%) Time Management
5 11 (6.29%) Boundary Protection
5 11 (6.29%) ITIL
6 9 (5.14%) Information Security
6 9 (5.14%) Document Management
6 9 (5.14%) Requirements Management
7 8 (4.57%) Information Management
8 7 (4.00%) Validation
8 7 (4.00%) Business Transformation
8 7 (4.00%) Use Case
9 6 (3.43%) Web Development
9 6 (3.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (3.43%) ERP
10 5 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.57%) C
2 17 (9.71%) C#
2 17 (9.71%) SQL
3 16 (9.14%) Java
3 16 (9.14%) JavaScript
3 16 (9.14%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.57%) C++
5 7 (4.00%) Ada
5 7 (4.00%) VBScript
6 5 (2.86%) VBA
6 5 (2.86%) VB
7 4 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.71%) PHP
9 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 116 (66.29%) Security Cleared
2 79 (45.14%) SC Cleared
3 33 (18.86%) Degree
4 30 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.43%) MCSE
6 5 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.29%) HND
8 3 (1.71%) CISSP
8 3 (1.71%) CISM
9 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.14%) CCNA
9 2 (1.14%) ISEB
9 2 (1.14%) HNC
10 1 (0.57%) PMP
10 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CCNP
10 1 (0.57%) CCA
10 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.71%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.14%) IEC 61508
2 2 (1.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) ARP4761
3 1 (0.57%) DO-254
3 1 (0.57%) ARP4754
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.71%) Firmware
6 2 (1.14%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.57%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.00%) VMware
3 11 (6.29%) Clearswift
3 11 (6.29%) Cisco
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle
5 6 (3.43%) SAP
6 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 4 (2.29%) CA
8 3 (1.71%) HP
8 3 (1.71%) Citrix
8 3 (1.71%) McAfee
8 3 (1.71%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.71%) F5
9 2 (1.14%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.14%) ICL
9 2 (1.14%) 3Com
9 2 (1.14%) BT
9 2 (1.14%) Dell
9 2 (1.14%) EMC
9 2 (1.14%) i2
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