The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 11 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Military 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.90% 1.19% 4.55%
As % of the General category 21.43% 6.25% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.09% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

General Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
14 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.18% 19.05% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Average daily rate £356 £488 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £595 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £45.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Military Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Military
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery

Military
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Process Management
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy