The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 483 472 460
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Military 111 128 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.60% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 33
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£375 £377 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
- +21.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 13
Average hourly rate £40.15 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.52% +19.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.44 £30.45 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.40 £46.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.15 £42.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +19.71%

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
21554 21459 20727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.68% 38.86% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13291 13331 12429
Average daily rate £430 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £623 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 580 638
Average hourly rate £22.35 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.82% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.49 £45.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Military within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
England -30 98 £378 +0.80% 41
South East -52 47 £385 +2.66% 14
Hampshire -35 38 £400 +6.66% 6
South West +11 30 £336 -32.80% 8
North West -7 14 £415 - 2
Wiltshire +19 11 £288 - 3
Hook -8 9 £400 +9.21%
Bristol +9 8 £350 -40.67%
Corsham - 7 £280 - 1
Cumbria - 7 £415 - 2
Lancashire +10 6 - -
Gloucestershire -13 6 £450 -10.00% 4
Surrey +5 5 - - 4
Somerset +12 4 £500 -
Scotland +8 4 £494 +16.17% 1
Portsmouth -4 4 - - 2
West Midlands -10 4 £265 - 5
Salisbury - 4 £413 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 - -
Yeovil +1 3 - -
Berkshire -5 3 £350 -7.89%
Shropshire -10 3 £280 -
Telford -11 3 £280 -
Preston - 3 - -
London +2 2 £410 -18.00% 7
Camberley -2 2 - -
Cheltenham -5 2 £450 -
Southampton - 2 £304 -
Aldershot +15 1 - -
Fareham +1 1 £400 +42.85%

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 131 (66.84%) Security Cleared
2 90 (45.92%) SC Cleared
3 36 (18.37%) Degree
4 35 (17.86%) DV Cleared
5 31 (15.82%) Windows
6 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
7 27 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
9 25 (12.76%) C
10 21 (10.71%) Finance
11 20 (10.20%) SQL
12 19 (9.69%) C#
12 19 (9.69%) C++
12 19 (9.69%) Project Management
13 17 (8.67%) X.400
13 17 (8.67%) UML
14 16 (8.16%) X.500
14 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
14 16 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
15 15 (7.65%) SMTP
15 15 (7.65%) Java
15 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
15 15 (7.65%) VMware
15 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
15 15 (7.65%) Risk Management
15 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (6.63%) Firewall
16 13 (6.63%) Integration Testing
17 12 (6.12%) Electronics
17 12 (6.12%) Linux

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.55%) Apache
3 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.53%) CMS
4 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) Liferay
6 1 (0.51%) Moodle
6 1 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) 3ds Max
4 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.51%) Windchill
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Primavera
1 5 (2.55%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.51%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.67%) X.400
2 16 (8.16%) X.500
3 15 (7.65%) SMTP
4 13 (6.63%) Firewall
5 6 (3.06%) LAN
6 5 (2.55%) LDAP
6 5 (2.55%) WAN
6 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.04%) FTP
7 4 (2.04%) SSL
7 4 (2.04%) VoIP
8 3 (1.53%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.53%) SNMP
8 3 (1.53%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.02%) Network Security
9 2 (1.02%) DNS
9 2 (1.02%) Internet
9 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.51%) Intranet
10 1 (0.51%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.02%) MySQL
4 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.51%) MS Access
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.51%) SQLite
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (2.55%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.04%) ClearCase
3 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.04%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.02%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) RequisitePro
5 2 (1.02%) Maven
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.51%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (10.71%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Electronics
3 7 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.53%) Avionics
5 2 (1.02%) Marketing
5 2 (1.02%) Publishing
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (17.86%) Analyst
2 23 (11.73%) Developer
3 20 (10.20%) Software Engineer
4 16 (8.16%) Consultant
5 14 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (6.12%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.10%) Architect
7 10 (5.10%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.08%) Communications Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Project Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Programmer
10 6 (3.06%) Security Consultant
11 5 (2.55%) Systems Architect
11 5 (2.55%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.55%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.04%) Build Engineer
12 4 (2.04%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (2.04%) Messaging Engineer
12 4 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.61%) .NET
2 9 (4.59%) HTML
2 9 (4.59%) CSS
2 9 (4.59%) XML
3 7 (3.57%) JSP
3 7 (3.57%) Ajax
4 6 (3.06%) jQuery
4 6 (3.06%) Web Services
4 6 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.53%) XSLT
5 3 (1.53%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.53%) JSON
6 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.02%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.02%) WF
6 2 (1.02%) XSL
7 1 (0.51%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) XML-RPC
7 1 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.55%) Open Source
5 4 (2.04%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.04%) Replication
6 3 (1.53%) PKI
7 2 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) Economics
8 1 (0.51%) VLE
8 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Physics
8 1 (0.51%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.51%) VAX
8 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.82%) Windows
2 12 (6.12%) Linux
3 7 (3.57%) UNIX
3 7 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.02%) CentOS
8 1 (0.51%) VMS
8 1 (0.51%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.51%) Android
8 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.78%) Software Engineering
2 19 (9.69%) Project Management
3 17 (8.67%) UML
4 15 (7.65%) Risk Management
4 15 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.63%) Integration Testing
6 11 (5.61%) Boundary Protection
7 10 (5.10%) Time Management
7 10 (5.10%) ITIL
7 10 (5.10%) Information Security
8 9 (4.59%) Information Management
8 9 (4.59%) Document Management
8 9 (4.59%) Requirements Management
9 8 (4.08%) Use Case
10 7 (3.57%) Validation
10 7 (3.57%) Business Transformation
11 6 (3.06%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.06%) ERP
11 6 (3.06%) OO
11 6 (3.06%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.76%) C
2 20 (10.20%) SQL
3 19 (9.69%) C#
3 19 (9.69%) C++
4 16 (8.16%) PowerShell
5 15 (7.65%) Java
5 15 (7.65%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.57%) Ada
7 6 (3.06%) VBScript
8 4 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.04%) VBA
9 3 (1.53%) VB
9 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.53%) PHP
9 3 (1.53%) Python
10 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) Delphi
11 1 (0.51%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 131 (66.84%) Security Cleared
2 90 (45.92%) SC Cleared
3 36 (18.37%) Degree
4 35 (17.86%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.57%) MCSE
5 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.04%) HND
8 3 (1.53%) CISM
8 3 (1.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.53%) CISSP
9 2 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.02%) ISEB
9 2 (1.02%) HNC
10 1 (0.51%) GCIH
10 1 (0.51%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.51%) CCNP
10 1 (0.51%) CCA
10 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
1 3 (1.53%) JSP 440
1 3 (1.53%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.02%) ARP4754
2 2 (1.02%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ARP4761
3 1 (0.51%) DO-254
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.53%) Firmware
6 2 (1.02%) DFS Replication
6 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.51%) Netcool
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.65%) VMware
3 12 (6.12%) Cisco
4 11 (5.61%) Clearswift
5 10 (5.10%) Oracle
6 6 (3.06%) SAP
7 5 (2.55%) IBM
8 4 (2.04%) CA
9 3 (1.53%) i2
9 3 (1.53%) Juniper
9 3 (1.53%) McAfee
9 3 (1.53%) EMC
9 3 (1.53%) Citrix
9 3 (1.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.53%) F5
10 2 (1.02%) ArcSight
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Dell
10 2 (1.02%) BT
10 2 (1.02%) 3Com
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