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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 483 481 451
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing Military 88 78 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.45% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 28
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£343 £295 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -23.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £426 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £295 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.10% -23.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 23
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.51 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +15.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £31.20 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £41.51 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.85% +18.58%

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
19491 19939 18376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.90% 40.82% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12492 12401 10949
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 589 690
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -14 79 £340 +16.23% 36
South East -9 33 £373 +26.32% 11
Hampshire -16 24 £425 +35.40% 7
South West -20 23 £333 -16.87% 13
Wiltshire +1 11 £288 -4.16% 1
London +22 10 £333 - 4
West Midlands +6 6 £325 - 3
Bristol -14 5 £405 +1.25% 2
North West +2 3 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Somerset - 3 - - 6
City of London +16 2 £450 - 1
Uxbridge +6 2 £315 -
Kent - 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £375 - 3
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Portsmouth +2 1 - - 1
Wales -19 1 £338 -25.00%
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
Camberley - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £240 -
Yeovil - 1 - - 3
York - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 173 (74.25%) Security Cleared
2 121 (51.93%) SC Cleared
3 55 (23.61%) Windows
4 49 (21.03%) DV Cleared
5 48 (20.60%) Microsoft
6 33 (14.16%) Degree
7 25 (10.73%) Project Management
7 25 (10.73%) ITIL
7 25 (10.73%) VMware
8 24 (10.30%) C
9 21 (9.01%) X.400
9 21 (9.01%) X.500
9 21 (9.01%) MS Office
9 21 (9.01%) PowerShell
10 20 (8.58%) C++
10 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (8.58%) Finance
10 20 (8.58%) Software Engineering
11 19 (8.15%) SMTP
11 19 (8.15%) Boundary Protection
12 18 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (7.73%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
12 18 (7.73%) SQL
12 18 (7.73%) Firewall
13 17 (7.30%) UNIX
14 16 (6.87%) Clearswift
14 16 (6.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 16 (6.87%) Management Information System
14 16 (6.87%) Integration Testing

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.01%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (3.43%) IIS
4 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.72%) Lync
6 3 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.29%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.86%) Apache
7 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) Liferay
Applications
1 21 (9.01%) MS Office
2 11 (4.72%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.29%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.86%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.15%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.01%) X.400
1 21 (9.01%) X.500
2 19 (8.15%) SMTP
3 18 (7.73%) Firewall
4 12 (5.15%) FTP
5 9 (3.86%) Internet
6 8 (3.43%) HTTP
7 5 (2.15%) VoIP
7 5 (2.15%) LDAP
7 5 (2.15%) SAN
7 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.72%) LAN
8 4 (1.72%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.72%) SSL
8 4 (1.72%) WAN
8 4 (1.72%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.29%) DNS
10 2 (0.86%) NAS
11 1 (0.43%) Wireless
11 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.72%) MySQL
4 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.86%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (3.86%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.72%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.29%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.29%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.86%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.86%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.86%) Maven
5 1 (0.43%) Subversion
5 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (8.58%) Finance
2 14 (6.01%) Electronics
2 14 (6.01%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.58%) Avionics
4 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (14.16%) Analyst
2 24 (10.30%) Developer
3 17 (7.30%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (6.01%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.58%) Consultant
6 11 (4.72%) Project Manager
6 11 (4.72%) Build Engineer
7 9 (3.86%) Architect
8 8 (3.43%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (3.43%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.00%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Desktop Support
10 6 (2.58%) Communications Engineer
10 6 (2.58%) Programmer
10 6 (2.58%) Change Manager
11 5 (2.15%) Design Engineer
11 5 (2.15%) Java Developer
12 4 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.72%) XML
2 8 (3.43%) Ajax
3 6 (2.58%) CSS
3 6 (2.58%) JSP
3 6 (2.58%) HTML
4 5 (2.15%) .NET
4 5 (2.15%) jQuery
5 4 (1.72%) JSON
5 4 (1.72%) Web Services
6 2 (0.86%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.86%) JPA
6 2 (0.86%) GWT
6 2 (0.86%) Swing
6 2 (0.86%) Spring
7 1 (0.43%) XHTML
7 1 (0.43%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.43%) JSTL
7 1 (0.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.43%) iOS SDK
7 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.00%) Physics
4 6 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.58%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.15%) Economics
5 5 (2.15%) Open Source
6 4 (1.72%) CMDB
6 4 (1.72%) PKI
7 3 (1.29%) Replication
8 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.86%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.43%) VLE
9 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.43%) VAX
9 1 (0.43%) PACS
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.61%) Windows
2 17 (7.30%) UNIX
3 13 (5.58%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.43%) Linux
6 5 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) VMS
9 1 (0.43%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.43%) Android
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (10.73%) Project Management
1 25 (10.73%) ITIL
2 20 (8.58%) Software Engineering
3 19 (8.15%) Boundary Protection
4 16 (6.87%) Integration Testing
5 15 (6.44%) Risk Management
5 15 (6.44%) Service Delivery
6 14 (6.01%) Service Management
7 12 (5.15%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.15%) UML
7 12 (5.15%) Change Management
8 10 (4.29%) Time Management
8 10 (4.29%) Use Case
8 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (3.43%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.43%) System Testing
9 8 (3.43%) Document Management
10 7 (3.00%) Information Management
10 7 (3.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.30%) C
2 21 (9.01%) PowerShell
3 20 (8.58%) C++
4 18 (7.73%) SQL
5 14 (6.01%) Java
6 13 (5.58%) JavaScript
7 10 (4.29%) VBScript
8 6 (2.58%) C#
9 4 (1.72%) Ada
10 3 (1.29%) VBA
10 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.29%) PHP
10 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.86%) Perl
11 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 173 (74.25%) Security Cleared
2 121 (51.93%) SC Cleared
3 49 (21.03%) DV Cleared
4 33 (14.16%) Degree
5 20 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.44%) MCSE
7 5 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.15%) MCTS
8 4 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.29%) CCNA
9 3 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.86%) APMP
10 2 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.86%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.86%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.43%) GCIH
11 1 (0.43%) HNC
11 1 (0.43%) HND
11 1 (0.43%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.72%) DO-178B
1 4 (1.72%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.29%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.86%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.43%) DO-254
System Software
1 18 (7.73%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.29%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.86%) Firmware
6 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (6.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) MOM
4 1 (0.43%) Netcool
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (20.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.73%) VMware
3 16 (6.87%) Clearswift
4 14 (6.01%) Oracle
5 13 (5.58%) Cisco
6 10 (4.29%) Remedy
7 8 (3.43%) SAP
8 7 (3.00%) McAfee
8 7 (3.00%) IBM
8 7 (3.00%) CA
8 7 (3.00%) EMC
9 5 (2.15%) Primavera
9 5 (2.15%) HP
10 4 (1.72%) F5
10 4 (1.72%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.29%) NetApp
12 2 (0.86%) Lumension
12 2 (0.86%) Google
12 2 (0.86%) Dell
12 2 (0.86%) Red Hat
Hampshire
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 200-300 Per Day
Posted: 15 days ago