The first 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 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 South East 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 155 198 210
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +12
Contract jobs citing Military 97 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.00% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.84% 1.24% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 17
Average daily rate £375 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3416 3156 3992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.27% 37.71% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 1477 1760
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 187 213
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Military
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 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
Hampshire +52 73 £375 - 9
Middlesex +5 13 £275 -10.56% 5
West Sussex - 6 - -
Berkshire -10 3 £380 +28.16% 1
Surrey -9 1 - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 103 (88.79%) Security Cleared
2 63 (54.31%) SC Cleared
3 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
4 29 (25.00%) Windows
5 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
6 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
7 17 (14.66%) Linux
8 16 (13.79%) C++
8 16 (13.79%) Java
8 16 (13.79%) X.400
8 16 (13.79%) Electronics
9 15 (12.93%) X.500
9 15 (12.93%) SMTP
10 14 (12.07%) Oracle
10 14 (12.07%) UNIX
11 13 (11.21%) C
11 13 (11.21%) OO
11 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
11 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (10.34%) Validation
12 12 (10.34%) VMware
12 12 (10.34%) MATLAB
12 12 (10.34%) UML
13 11 (9.48%) .NET
13 11 (9.48%) XML
13 11 (9.48%) Multithreading
14 10 (8.62%) DV Cleared
14 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
14 10 (8.62%) Management Information System

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.76%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.72%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.72%) Lync
7 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.86%) SAS
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 21 (18.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.79%) X.400
2 15 (12.93%) X.500
2 15 (12.93%) SMTP
3 9 (7.76%) Firewall
4 7 (6.03%) FTP
4 7 (6.03%) HTTP
4 7 (6.03%) Network Security
5 6 (5.17%) Internet
6 3 (2.59%) DNS
7 2 (1.72%) VLAN
7 2 (1.72%) SAN
7 2 (1.72%) VPN
7 2 (1.72%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.86%) VoIP
8 1 (0.86%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.59%) SQLPlus
8 2 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.86%) DTS
9 1 (0.86%) DB2
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (4.31%) Hudson
3 5 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (3.45%) Toad
5 3 (2.59%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (2.59%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.59%) ClearQuest
5 3 (2.59%) NUnit
6 2 (1.72%) Selenium
6 2 (1.72%) Subversion
7 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.86%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.86%) JIRA
General
1 16 (13.79%) Electronics
2 4 (3.45%) Finance
3 3 (2.59%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.72%) Avionics
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (11.21%) Developer
2 11 (9.48%) Software Engineer
3 10 (8.62%) Consultant
4 9 (7.76%) Architect
4 9 (7.76%) Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Tester
7 5 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.31%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Test Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (3.45%) .NET Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Training Consultant
8 4 (3.45%) Applications Architect
8 4 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.45%) Automation Tester
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) .NET
1 11 (9.48%) XML
2 7 (6.03%) jQuery
2 7 (6.03%) Ajax
3 6 (5.17%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.31%) HTML
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.45%) CSS
5 4 (3.45%) STL
5 4 (3.45%) Web Services
6 3 (2.59%) XSLT
6 3 (2.59%) Classic ASP
6 3 (2.59%) Middleware
7 2 (1.72%) WCF
7 2 (1.72%) XML-RPC
7 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.72%) Breeze.js
7 2 (1.72%) Durandal
7 2 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.17%) Replication
3 3 (2.59%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.59%) Physics
4 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.72%) CESG
4 2 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.86%) Firmware
5 1 (0.86%) VHDL
5 1 (0.86%) Verilog
5 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (14.66%) Linux
3 14 (12.07%) UNIX
4 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.86%) AIX
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.55%) Software Engineering
2 13 (11.21%) OO
3 12 (10.34%) Validation
3 12 (10.34%) UML
4 11 (9.48%) Multithreading
5 10 (8.62%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.76%) ITIL
7 8 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.03%) Programme Management
8 7 (6.03%) Web Development
9 6 (5.17%) Requirements Management
9 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.31%) Information Assurance
10 5 (4.31%) Project Management
10 5 (4.31%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
10 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.45%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) C++
1 16 (13.79%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) C
3 12 (10.34%) MATLAB
4 10 (8.62%) VBScript
4 10 (8.62%) C#
4 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.62%) SQL
5 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.59%) Perl
8 3 (2.59%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) VBA
9 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 103 (88.79%) Security Cleared
2 63 (54.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 7 (6.03%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) ISEB
6 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.45%) MCSE
7 2 (1.72%) MBA
7 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.72%) CISSP
7 2 (1.72%) CISA
7 2 (1.72%) CISM
8 1 (0.86%) HNC
8 1 (0.86%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.86%) MOS
8 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.76%) Forefront TMG
3 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.86%) MOM
3 1 (0.86%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle
3 12 (10.34%) VMware
4 8 (6.90%) Clearswift
4 8 (6.90%) HP
5 6 (5.17%) Serena
5 6 (5.17%) ICL
6 3 (2.59%) Adobe
7 2 (1.72%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) EMC
7 2 (1.72%) ESRI
7 2 (1.72%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.86%) Cisco
8 1 (0.86%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) Symantec
8 1 (0.86%) Fujitsu