The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Military
Rank 530 474 516
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +42
Contract jobs citing Military 127 188 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.67% 0.82% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 78 71
Median daily rate £330 £389 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £275 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £390 £335
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +16.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 18
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £34.80 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +0.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
19073 22831 22158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 35.64% 39.91% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12714 14457 13427
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 640 521
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Military as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Military Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Military
Daily Rate Trend

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

Military Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Military
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Military Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Military
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Military Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Military Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Military
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 113 £325 -17.72% 36
South East -21 54 £338 -15.50% 13
South West -4 30 £333 -26.11% 10
Hampshire -32 29 £350 -17.64% 8
Gloucestershire +10 12 £325 - 4
West Midlands - 11 £300 -
Reading +23 9 £258 - 1
Berkshire +16 9 £258 - 1
Bristol 0 9 £325 -16.39% 2
Andover -7 7 £350 -
South Wales +24 5 £415 -4.59%
Wales +23 5 £415 -4.59%
Wiltshire +6 5 £333 -33.50%
Herefordshire - 5 £300 -
Hereford - 5 £300 -
Middlesex - 5 £345 -
North West +15 4 £83 -81.66% 1
Newport +10 4 £520 +19.54%
East of England +5 4 £480 +74.54% 1
East Midlands -8 4 £83 -71.55%
Hook -13 4 £250 -25.92%
Huntingdon - 4 £480 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £480 -
Lancashire +20 3 £83 -
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £400 -
Surrey +7 3 £353 - 4
Preston +5 3 £83 -
Salisbury +3 3 £333 -18.90%
Filton -2 3 - -
London -8 3 £250 -23.07% 9

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Military also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Military.

1 142 (63.11%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.33%) SC Cleared
3 41 (18.22%) Windows
4 37 (16.44%) ITIL
5 36 (16.00%) C++
6 34 (15.11%) Microsoft
6 34 (15.11%) VMware
7 33 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (14.67%) Linux
8 32 (14.22%) MS Office
9 28 (12.44%) SQL
9 28 (12.44%) DV Cleared
10 25 (11.11%) .NET
11 24 (10.67%) JavaScript
11 24 (10.67%) Configuration Management
12 23 (10.22%) Oracle
12 23 (10.22%) Driving Licence
13 22 (9.78%) CSS
13 22 (9.78%) SharePoint
13 22 (9.78%) Finance
13 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (9.33%) Software Engineering
14 21 (9.33%) Telecoms
14 21 (9.33%) Service Management
14 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
15 20 (8.89%) C
15 20 (8.89%) Requirements Management
15 20 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (8.44%) jQuery

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.33%) Apache
3 10 (4.44%) IIS
4 9 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (3.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.11%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.33%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.89%) Confluence
8 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.89%) Moodle
Applications
1 32 (14.22%) MS Office
2 21 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.33%) 3ds Max
4 3 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.89%) SPSS
5 2 (0.89%) Windchill
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) Firewall
2 12 (5.33%) VoIP
3 11 (4.89%) SNMP
3 11 (4.89%) WAN
4 10 (4.44%) LAN
4 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.00%) DHCP
6 6 (2.67%) 4G
6 6 (2.67%) LTE
7 5 (2.22%) DNS
7 5 (2.22%) LDAP
7 5 (2.22%) VPN
8 4 (1.78%) SAN
9 3 (1.33%) Broadband
9 3 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.33%) ICMP
9 3 (1.33%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.33%) SSH
9 3 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 9 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.11%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (3.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.78%) GIS
10 2 (0.89%) MySQL
10 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
11 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (8.89%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 16 (7.11%) Oracle APEX
5 15 (6.67%) Selenium
6 10 (4.44%) SpecFlow
7 9 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 6 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.67%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.22%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.22%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.78%) NUnit
12 3 (1.33%) Babel
12 3 (1.33%) JIRA
12 3 (1.33%) MSI
12 3 (1.33%) webpack
12 3 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 22 (9.78%) Finance
2 21 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.78%) Aerospace
4 10 (4.44%) Electronics
5 6 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.22%) Avionics
6 5 (2.22%) Back Office
6 5 (2.22%) Billing
7 4 (1.78%) Marketing
8 3 (1.33%) Law
8 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.89%) Automotive
9 2 (0.89%) Legal
9 2 (0.89%) Publishing
10 1 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 38 (16.89%) Developer
2 28 (12.44%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (8.89%) Architect
4 16 (7.11%) Analyst
4 16 (7.11%) Telecoms Engineer
5 14 (6.22%) Software Engineer
6 10 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 9 (4.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 7 (3.11%) Embedded Engineer
8 7 (3.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (3.11%) Trainer
9 6 (2.67%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (2.67%) C++ Developer
9 6 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.67%) Python Developer
9 6 (2.67%) Technical Architect
10 5 (2.22%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.22%) Java Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.11%) .NET
2 22 (9.78%) CSS
3 19 (8.44%) Ajax
3 19 (8.44%) HTML
3 19 (8.44%) jQuery
4 16 (7.11%) Web Services
5 10 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (4.44%) Breeze.js
5 10 (4.44%) Durandal
5 10 (4.44%) Entity Framework
5 10 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (4.44%) React
6 9 (4.00%) SAML
7 8 (3.56%) Middleware
8 7 (3.11%) Django
8 7 (3.11%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.67%) OpenID
9 6 (2.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Driving Licence
2 12 (5.33%) CESG
3 11 (4.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (4.44%) ASIC
4 10 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.00%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.78%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.33%) RIA
10 2 (0.89%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.89%) Neural Network
10 2 (0.89%) Ontologies
10 2 (0.89%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.89%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.22%) Windows
2 33 (14.67%) Linux
3 22 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.44%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 9 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.11%) Unix
10 3 (1.33%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.89%) HPUX
11 2 (0.89%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.44%) ITIL
2 33 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.67%) Configuration Management
4 21 (9.33%) Service Management
4 21 (9.33%) Software Engineering
5 20 (8.89%) Requirements Management
6 16 (7.11%) Scrum
6 16 (7.11%) Service Design
7 15 (6.67%) Change Management
7 15 (6.67%) UML
7 15 (6.67%) Web Development
8 14 (6.22%) System Testing
8 14 (6.22%) User Stories
9 13 (5.78%) Use Case
9 13 (5.78%) V-Model
10 12 (5.33%) OO
10 12 (5.33%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.89%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.00%) C++
2 28 (12.44%) SQL
3 24 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (8.89%) C
5 18 (8.00%) Java
6 17 (7.56%) Python
7 14 (6.22%) Shell Script
8 13 (5.78%) C#
9 12 (5.33%) Perl
10 10 (4.44%) T-SQL
10 10 (4.44%) TypeScript
11 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.56%) PHP
13 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.22%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.78%) Ada
15 4 (1.78%) VB
16 3 (1.33%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.33%) R
17 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 142 (63.11%) Security Cleared
2 102 (45.33%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.44%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.11%) Degree
5 14 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.33%) CCNP
7 9 (4.00%) CCNA
7 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.67%) ISEB
8 6 (2.67%) MCSE
9 5 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.78%) CISSP
10 4 (1.78%) HND
11 3 (1.33%) CCDP
11 3 (1.33%) CCIE
11 3 (1.33%) GCIA
11 3 (1.33%) GSEC
11 3 (1.33%) SANS
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) Def Stans
2 7 (3.11%) DO-178B
3 5 (2.22%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.78%) IEC 61508
4 4 (1.78%) MISRA
4 4 (1.78%) MISRA C
5 3 (1.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.33%) SLA
6 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.89%) ISO26262
6 2 (0.89%) JTAG
6 2 (0.89%) QA
6 2 (0.89%) TickIT
7 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) GCP
7 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.22%) Firmware
3 14 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.89%) Snort
5 2 (0.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) SCCM
2 4 (1.78%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (1.33%) WSUS
4 2 (0.89%) Kibana
4 2 (0.89%) Netcool
4 2 (0.89%) SCOM
4 2 (0.89%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 34 (15.11%) Microsoft
1 34 (15.11%) VMware
2 23 (10.22%) Oracle
3 19 (8.44%) Cisco
4 14 (6.22%) HP
5 11 (4.89%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.44%) IBM
7 6 (2.67%) Remedy
8 5 (2.22%) ArcSight
8 5 (2.22%) Citrix
8 5 (2.22%) Intel Security
9 4 (1.78%) CA
9 4 (1.78%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.78%) Xerox
10 3 (1.33%) Adobe
10 3 (1.33%) Autodesk
10 3 (1.33%) Juniper
10 3 (1.33%) Lotus
10 3 (1.33%) Sophos
10 3 (1.33%) Veeam
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