The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 460 411 484
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +73
Contract jobs citing Military 130 92 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the General category 0.65% 0.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 32 35
Average daily rate £375 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.45 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
20142 18566 25234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.24% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12736 11532 15275
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 569 593 781
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.13% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £12.00 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Military
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +43 97 £375 +2.73% 22
South West -23 21 £500 +83.48% 7
London -30 5 £500 - 4
West Midlands - 3 - -
North West -17 2 - - 2
East of England -34 1 - - 6
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
Military
UK

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 166 (84.26%) Security Cleared
2 108 (54.82%) SC Cleared
3 53 (26.90%) Microsoft
4 40 (20.30%) Windows
5 32 (16.24%) Software Engineering
6 25 (12.69%) MS Excel
7 24 (12.18%) Validation
8 23 (11.68%) Electronics
9 22 (11.17%) SharePoint
9 22 (11.17%) Degree
9 22 (11.17%) DV Cleared
10 20 (10.15%) UML
10 20 (10.15%) MATLAB
11 19 (9.64%) Linux
11 19 (9.64%) UNIX
11 19 (9.64%) Active Directory
11 19 (9.64%) Configuration Management
11 19 (9.64%) Rational DOORS
12 18 (9.14%) C++
12 18 (9.14%) ITIL
12 18 (9.14%) Management Information System
13 17 (8.63%) X.400
13 17 (8.63%) C
13 17 (8.63%) Java
13 17 (8.63%) Oracle
13 17 (8.63%) MS Exchange
14 16 (8.12%) SMTP
15 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (7.61%) SQL
15 15 (7.61%) X.500

Military
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (4.57%) IIS
4 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (2.03%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.02%) Lync
6 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (12.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.57%) MS Office
4 4 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.52%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.02%) Simulink
6 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.51%) MS Project
7 1 (0.51%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.51%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.63%) X.400
2 16 (8.12%) SMTP
3 15 (7.61%) X.500
4 9 (4.57%) Firewall
5 7 (3.55%) Network Security
5 7 (3.55%) FTP
5 7 (3.55%) HTTP
5 7 (3.55%) Internet
5 7 (3.55%) SAN
6 4 (2.03%) VoIP
7 3 (1.52%) DNS
7 3 (1.52%) WAN
7 3 (1.52%) SNMP
7 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.52%) LAN
7 3 (1.52%) EIGRP
7 3 (1.52%) OSPF
7 3 (1.52%) BGP
8 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.02%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.54%) Oracle OWB
6 4 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.52%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.51%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.06%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.54%) Hudson
3 5 (2.54%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (2.03%) Toad
5 3 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (1.52%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.52%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.52%) NUnit
6 2 (1.02%) Subversion
6 2 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.02%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.51%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (11.68%) Electronics
2 11 (5.58%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.06%) Finance
3 8 (4.06%) Avionics
4 5 (2.54%) Legal
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (9.14%) Analyst
2 14 (7.11%) Design Engineer
2 14 (7.11%) Developer
2 14 (7.11%) Consultant
3 13 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (6.60%) Software Engineer
4 12 (6.09%) Architect
5 9 (4.57%) Project Manager
5 9 (4.57%) Test Engineer
6 8 (4.06%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.55%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.05%) Tester
8 6 (3.05%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (2.54%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (2.54%) Systems Test Engineer
10 4 (2.03%) Programme Manager
10 4 (2.03%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.03%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.03%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.58%) .NET
1 11 (5.58%) XML
2 7 (3.55%) jQuery
2 7 (3.55%) Ajax
3 6 (3.05%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.54%) HTML
5 4 (2.03%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.03%) CSS
5 4 (2.03%) STL
5 4 (2.03%) Web Services
6 3 (1.52%) XSLT
6 3 (1.52%) Classic ASP
6 3 (1.52%) Middleware
7 2 (1.02%) XML-RPC
7 2 (1.02%) SGML
7 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.02%) Breeze.js
7 2 (1.02%) Durandal
7 2 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.02%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.05%) Replication
2 6 (3.05%) Physics
3 4 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.52%) Open Source
4 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.02%) CESG
5 2 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.02%) Firmware
5 2 (1.02%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.51%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.51%) Social Network
6 1 (0.51%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.51%) Derivative
6 1 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.51%) PKI
6 1 (0.51%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.30%) Windows
2 19 (9.64%) Linux
2 19 (9.64%) UNIX
3 15 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.02%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.24%) Software Engineering
2 24 (12.18%) Validation
3 20 (10.15%) UML
4 19 (9.64%) Configuration Management
5 18 (9.14%) ITIL
6 14 (7.11%) Project Management
7 13 (6.60%) Requirements Management
7 13 (6.60%) OO
8 12 (6.09%) Integration Testing
9 11 (5.58%) Multithreading
10 10 (5.08%) Unit Testing
11 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (4.57%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.06%) Risk Management
13 7 (3.55%) Web Development
13 7 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.05%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (3.05%) TOGAF
14 6 (3.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.15%) MATLAB
2 18 (9.14%) C++
3 17 (8.63%) C
3 17 (8.63%) Java
4 15 (7.61%) SQL
5 10 (5.08%) VBScript
5 10 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.08%) C#
6 9 (4.57%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.05%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.05%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.52%) Perl
9 3 (1.52%) VB
9 3 (1.52%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.02%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.02%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) sed
11 1 (0.51%) Ada
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 166 (84.26%) Security Cleared
2 108 (54.82%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.17%) Degree
3 22 (11.17%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.05%) MCSE
5 5 (2.54%) CCNA
5 5 (2.54%) ISEB
6 4 (2.03%) CCNP
7 2 (1.02%) MBA
7 2 (1.02%) CISA
7 2 (1.02%) CISM
7 2 (1.02%) CISSP
7 2 (1.02%) EMC Certification
7 2 (1.02%) HNC
7 2 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) SLA
1 4 (2.03%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.02%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (4.57%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (7.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (1.52%) Netcool
3 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.02%) MOM
Vendors
1 53 (26.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.63%) Oracle
3 15 (7.61%) VMware
4 12 (6.09%) HP
5 8 (4.06%) Clearswift
5 8 (4.06%) Cisco
6 6 (3.05%) Serena
6 6 (3.05%) EMC
6 6 (3.05%) ICL
7 3 (1.52%) Adobe
7 3 (1.52%) IBM
7 3 (1.52%) NetApp
8 2 (1.02%) ESRI
8 2 (1.02%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.02%) Symantec
8 2 (1.02%) Sun
8 2 (1.02%) Nortel
8 2 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
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