The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 104 86 117
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Contract jobs citing Military 38 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.25% 1.35% 0.43%
As % of the General category 3.71% 3.82% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 6
Average daily rate
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£366 £353 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £271 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £34.42 £47.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +29.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.67 £47.50 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £46.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.66 £36.64 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.41% +4.69%
General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1024 759 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.63% 35.35% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 502 916
Average daily rate £385 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 25 62
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.30% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.75 £19.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £42.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Military
England

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Military Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Military
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Military
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Military Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Military
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Wiltshire +5 18 £195 -46.57% 4
Bristol -25 6 £505 +46.16%
Devon -8 3 - - 1
Dorset - 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -11 2 £405 - 2
Somerset -25 2 - - 1
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 46 (75.41%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) SC Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) Rational DOORS
3 14 (22.95%) UML
4 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
4 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
5 11 (18.03%) Validation
5 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
6 10 (16.39%) Degree
6 10 (16.39%) Project Management
6 10 (16.39%) Windows
7 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.11%) MATLAB
8 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
8 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
9 6 (9.84%) Information Management
10 5 (8.20%) Logistics
10 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
10 5 (8.20%) Electronics
10 5 (8.20%) ITIL
11 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
11 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
12 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (4.92%) Lync
12 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (4.92%) CBAP

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Lync
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.28%) Simulink
4 1 (1.64%) Stateflow
4 1 (1.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Broadband
1 1 (1.64%) VoIP
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) Wireless
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.92%) Big Data
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.28%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (8.20%) Aerospace
1 5 (8.20%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Avionics
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (19.67%) Analyst
1 12 (19.67%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) Project Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Principal Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (6.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Verification Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Administrator
7 2 (3.28%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) .NET
1 1 (1.64%) JMS
1 1 (1.64%) Java RMI
1 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.92%) NHS
2 1 (1.64%) ASIC
2 1 (1.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.64%) Physics
2 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) UML
2 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
2 12 (19.67%) Requirements Management
3 11 (18.03%) Validation
4 10 (16.39%) Project Management
5 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
6 6 (9.84%) Information Management
6 6 (9.84%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL
7 5 (8.20%) Logistics
8 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Control
9 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) SysML
9 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.28%) Service Management
10 2 (3.28%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) MATLAB
2 3 (4.92%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
3 2 (3.28%) C
4 1 (1.64%) Ada
4 1 (1.64%) Fortran
4 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
4 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (75.41%) Security Cleared
2 32 (52.46%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.03%) DV Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (4.92%) CBAP
6 2 (3.28%) MAPM
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) SCCM
1 2 (3.28%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.64%) MOM
2 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Remedy
3 2 (3.28%) McAfee
3 2 (3.28%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Lumension
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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