The 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Military
Rank 116 123 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Military 32 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 0.71% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.24% 2.28% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
Average daily rate £360 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -16.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £487 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.34% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.70 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.42 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £48.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+17.16% -13.64%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
988 1007 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.01% 31.21% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 665 543
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 33
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 12 £348 +20.86% 4
Dorset - 9 - -
Bristol -1 4 £368 -9.25% 5
Gloucestershire +12 3 £425 - 4
Somerset +2 3 - - 1
Military
England

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.12%) Degree
3 13 (19.12%) Programme Management
4 12 (17.65%) UML
5 11 (16.18%) Cisco
5 11 (16.18%) Finance
5 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (14.71%) Linux
7 9 (13.24%) C++
7 9 (13.24%) Big Data
7 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
8 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) Project Management
8 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.29%) C
9 7 (10.29%) C#
9 7 (10.29%) Java
10 6 (8.82%) HNC
10 6 (8.82%) HND
10 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.82%) HP
10 6 (8.82%) Windows
10 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
10 6 (8.82%) Time Management
10 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
11 5 (7.35%) 4G
11 5 (7.35%) Requirements Engineering

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) Simulink
3 1 (1.47%) FrameMaker
3 1 (1.47%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.47%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.47%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) 4G
1 5 (7.35%) VoIP
2 4 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (1.47%) BGP
4 1 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.47%) IPsec
4 1 (1.47%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) LTE
4 1 (1.47%) MPLS
4 1 (1.47%) OSPF
4 1 (1.47%) SAN
4 1 (1.47%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) Big Data
2 6 (8.82%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) NetBeans
4 2 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.47%) JIRA
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Automotive
5 1 (1.47%) Avionics
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
2 6 (8.82%) Administrator
3 5 (7.35%) Java Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Project Engineer
3 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (5.88%) Data Administrator
4 4 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Architect
5 3 (4.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Data Network Administrator
5 3 (4.41%) IT Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
1 4 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (4.41%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) J2EE
3 2 (2.94%) JSP
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) JavaFX
4 1 (1.47%) JFC
4 1 (1.47%) jQuery
4 1 (1.47%) Qt
4 1 (1.47%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) CESG
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.47%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.47%) Unix
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.47%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.12%) Programme Management
2 12 (17.65%) UML
3 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
4 9 (13.24%) Requirements Management
5 8 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Time Management
7 5 (7.35%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.88%) Network Management
9 3 (4.41%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.41%) Logistics
9 3 (4.41%) MODAF
9 3 (4.41%) Network Design
9 3 (4.41%) OO
9 3 (4.41%) Open Source
9 3 (4.41%) Scrum
10 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) C++
2 7 (10.29%) C
2 7 (10.29%) C#
2 7 (10.29%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) Ada
3 5 (7.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) VB
5 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (39.71%) SC Cleared
3 13 (19.12%) Degree
4 8 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 6 (8.82%) HNC
5 6 (8.82%) HND
6 5 (7.35%) APMP
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (4.41%) CCNA
9 2 (2.94%) CCNP
9 2 (2.94%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.47%) GCIA
10 1 (1.47%) GSEC
10 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.47%) MCAD
10 1 (1.47%) MCITP
10 1 (1.47%) MCSD
10 1 (1.47%) MCSE
10 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.47%) ARP4754
2 1 (1.47%) ARP4761
2 1 (1.47%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Cisco
2 6 (8.82%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.82%) HP
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) EMC
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.47%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.47%) Avaya
4 1 (1.47%) BMC
4 1 (1.47%) i2
4 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.47%) Juniper
4 1 (1.47%) NetApp
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.47%) Sophos
4 1 (1.47%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.47%) Veeam
4 1 (1.47%) Xilinx