The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 188 192 210
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +18
Contract jobs citing Military 60 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.46% 0.43%
As % of the General category 1.90% 1.22% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 19
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£350 £320 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 10
Average hourly rate £38.29 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.38% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
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 South East region.

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3153 3267 3766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.94% 37.35% 38.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1648 1626
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 113 144
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Military Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Military
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Military
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Military Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Military Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Military
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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
Hampshire +2 48 £375 -10.92% 4
Middlesex 0 4 £315 +1.61% 2
Surrey -2 2 £248 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 126 (89.36%) Security Cleared
2 72 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.57%) DV Cleared
5 28 (19.86%) Windows
6 27 (19.15%) MS Excel
6 27 (19.15%) C
6 27 (19.15%) X.400
6 27 (19.15%) X.500
6 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
7 26 (18.44%) Oracle
8 23 (16.31%) Management Information System
9 20 (14.18%) Degree
10 19 (13.48%) Firewall
11 17 (12.06%) UNIX
11 17 (12.06%) SMTP
12 16 (11.35%) Linux
12 16 (11.35%) VBScript
12 16 (11.35%) Forefront TMG
13 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
13 15 (10.64%) VMware
14 14 (9.93%) Electronics
14 14 (9.93%) SQL
14 14 (9.93%) Java
15 12 (8.51%) Clearswift
15 12 (8.51%) C++
15 12 (8.51%) MS Office
15 12 (8.51%) XML
15 12 (8.51%) UML
15 12 (8.51%) Migration

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.38%) IIS
3 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.13%) SAS
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.42%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.71%) Lync
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.51%) MS Office
3 5 (3.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.84%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.15%) X.400
1 27 (19.15%) X.500
2 19 (13.48%) Firewall
3 17 (12.06%) SMTP
4 11 (7.80%) HTTP
5 9 (6.38%) Internet
5 9 (6.38%) Network Security
6 8 (5.67%) FTP
7 6 (4.26%) LDAP
8 5 (3.55%) S/MIME
8 5 (3.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.42%) DNS
10 1 (0.71%) NAS
10 1 (0.71%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.71%) LAN
10 1 (0.71%) WAN
10 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle Database
1 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (2.13%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.42%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Oracle APEX
1 7 (4.96%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (2.13%) Automake
2 3 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.42%) Toad
3 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.42%) Hudson
4 1 (0.71%) ProC
4 1 (0.71%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.71%) NUnit
4 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 14 (9.93%) Electronics
2 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.71%) Legal
3 1 (0.71%) Finance
3 1 (0.71%) Games
3 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (16.31%) Architect
2 13 (9.22%) Analyst
3 11 (7.80%) Software Engineer
3 11 (7.80%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (7.09%) Developer
4 10 (7.09%) Tester
4 10 (7.09%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (7.09%) Consultant
5 8 (5.67%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Messaging Engineer
6 7 (4.96%) Design Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) Systems Test Engineer
8 4 (2.84%) Training Consultant
8 4 (2.84%) Applications Architect
8 4 (2.84%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.84%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.84%) Build Engineer
9 3 (2.13%) Automation Tester
9 3 (2.13%) CLAS Consultant
9 3 (2.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) XML
2 11 (7.80%) .NET
3 6 (4.26%) Web Services
4 5 (3.55%) JSP
5 4 (2.84%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.84%) HTML
6 3 (2.13%) REST
6 3 (2.13%) XSLT
6 3 (2.13%) STL
6 3 (2.13%) Classic ASP
6 3 (2.13%) Middleware
7 2 (1.42%) jQuery
7 2 (1.42%) Ajax
7 2 (1.42%) CSS
7 2 (1.42%) Swing
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.71%) SOAP
8 1 (0.71%) JSF
8 1 (0.71%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.67%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.84%) Replication
3 4 (2.84%) Physics
3 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.13%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.13%) CESG
4 3 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.42%) Economics
6 1 (0.71%) Open Source
6 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Windows
2 17 (12.06%) UNIX
3 16 (11.35%) Linux
4 11 (7.80%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.84%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.13%) Debian
8 2 (1.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.15%) Software Engineering
2 12 (8.51%) UML
2 12 (8.51%) Migration
3 11 (7.80%) Integration Testing
4 10 (7.09%) ITIL
4 10 (7.09%) SOA
5 9 (6.38%) Project Management
5 9 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.67%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.67%) MODAF
6 8 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (4.96%) OO
7 7 (4.96%) Requirements Management
7 7 (4.96%) Multithreading
7 7 (4.96%) Change Control
8 6 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.26%) Validation
8 6 (4.26%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.55%) Quality Management
9 5 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.15%) C
2 16 (11.35%) VBScript
3 15 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 14 (9.93%) SQL
4 14 (9.93%) Java
5 12 (8.51%) C++
6 7 (4.96%) C#
6 7 (4.96%) VBA
7 5 (3.55%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.55%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.71%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) PHP
8 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 126 (89.36%) Security Cleared
2 72 (51.06%) SC Cleared
3 29 (20.57%) DV Cleared
4 20 (14.18%) Degree
5 6 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.55%) MCSE
6 5 (3.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.55%) MOS
7 3 (2.13%) BC Cleared
7 3 (2.13%) ISEB
7 3 (2.13%) CISSP
7 3 (2.13%) CISA
7 3 (2.13%) CISM
7 3 (2.13%) MBA
8 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.71%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCNP
9 1 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (7.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (4.96%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.71%) MOM
4 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.44%) Oracle
3 15 (10.64%) VMware
4 12 (8.51%) Clearswift
5 10 (7.09%) HP
6 5 (3.55%) IBM
6 5 (3.55%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.84%) ICL
7 4 (2.84%) Adobe
8 3 (2.13%) Cisco
8 3 (2.13%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.13%) Software AG
8 3 (2.13%) Intel
8 3 (2.13%) Open Text
9 2 (1.42%) Serena
9 2 (1.42%) ESRI
9 2 (1.42%) Progress
10 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.71%) Lumension
10 1 (0.71%) Symantec