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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Military
Rank 147 159 139
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Military 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.095% 0.032%
As % of the General category 0.46% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £83 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £381 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.45% +17.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.46 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +14.75%
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
1098 1521 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.51% 36.23% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 844 531
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £56.97 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Military as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire - 4 £83 -
Manchester - 1 £83 -
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Military also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Military.

1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 5 (38.46%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
3 4 (30.77%) Skype
3 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (23.08%) 3ds Max
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) 3ds Max
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MagicDraw
1 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Multimedia Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) EMC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) EMC Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Driving Licence
1 4 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 4 (30.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
2 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) System Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Autodesk
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Fujitsu