The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 136 133 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Military 15 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.032% 0.13%
As % of the General category 1.22% 0.10% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Average hourly rate £42.57 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.72% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.72 £42.50 £36.64
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +15.98%
Military
England

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

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1233 999 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.13% 32.16% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 567 412
Average daily rate £413 £390 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 54
Average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +70.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.94 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Military Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Military
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Military Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Military
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cumbria - 8 £415 -
Lancashire +16 7 - -
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 6 (31.58%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Ada
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (21.05%) UML
6 4 (21.05%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) CISSP
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) Avionics
7 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 2 (10.53%) Degree
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) HOOD
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (10.53%) ISEB
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 1 (5.26%) VB
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle
9 1 (5.26%) SAP
9 1 (5.26%) Perl
9 1 (5.26%) Siemens
9 1 (5.26%) CAD

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Teamcenter
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PLM
1 1 (5.26%) ENOVIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) UML
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) HOOD
7 1 (5.26%) CAD
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) ERP
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) PLM
7 1 (5.26%) PDM
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Ada
2 4 (21.05%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
3 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Siemens
1 1 (5.26%) PTC
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