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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 488 473 455
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Military 88 93 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.43% 0.47% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 30
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£350 £345 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.41% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 16
Average hourly rate £36.70 £41.25 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.03% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.75 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.70 £42.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-13.64% +20.56%

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
20496 19944 18683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.06% 39.68% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12792 12098 11299
Average daily rate £438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 620 605
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -31 77 £348 +8.63% 37
South East -33 39 £375 +8.65% 11
Hampshire -14 31 £378 +9.52% 5
South West -22 23 £315 -23.17% 11
Wiltshire +3 8 £288 -4.16% 5
Bristol -15 7 £336 -16.00% 2
Scotland 0 5 £494 +16.17% 3
London -15 5 £315 -37.00% 3
North West -11 4 - - 3
Gloucestershire -16 4 - -
Berkshire +1 3 - - 1
Portsmouth +1 3 - -
West Midlands -4 3 £250 - 1
Somerset - 3 - - 1
Uxbridge +3 2 £315 -
Gosport - 2 £495 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £338 - 4
Surrey - 2 £375 - 2
City of London +16 1 - -
South Wales -2 1 £338 -25.00% 2
Wales -9 1 £338 -25.00% 3
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £350 - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £375 -
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cheltenham - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1
Dartford - - - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 159 (73.27%) Security Cleared
2 116 (53.46%) SC Cleared
3 50 (23.04%) Windows
4 43 (19.82%) DV Cleared
5 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 33 (15.21%) Degree
7 25 (11.52%) Finance
8 23 (10.60%) VMware
9 22 (10.14%) Project Management
9 22 (10.14%) C
9 22 (10.14%) ITIL
10 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (8.76%) MS Office
11 19 (8.76%) C++
11 19 (8.76%) SQL
11 19 (8.76%) X.400
11 19 (8.76%) X.500
12 18 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
12 18 (8.29%) PowerShell
13 16 (7.37%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.37%) UNIX
13 16 (7.37%) SMTP
14 15 (6.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
14 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
14 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
14 15 (6.91%) Firewall
14 15 (6.91%) Management Information System
14 15 (6.91%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (6.91%) Boundary Protection

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (6.91%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.45%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.84%) Lync
5 4 (1.84%) IIS
6 3 (1.38%) CMS
6 3 (1.38%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.92%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.46%) Liferay
Applications
1 19 (8.76%) MS Office
2 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.38%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) Windchill
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (2.30%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.46%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.46%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.46%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.76%) X.400
1 19 (8.76%) X.500
2 16 (7.37%) SMTP
3 15 (6.91%) Firewall
4 8 (3.69%) FTP
5 5 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.30%) LDAP
5 5 (2.30%) Internet
6 4 (1.84%) LAN
6 4 (1.84%) VoIP
6 4 (1.84%) WAN
6 4 (1.84%) HTTP
6 4 (1.84%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.84%) SSL
6 4 (1.84%) SAN
6 4 (1.84%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.38%) DNS
8 1 (0.46%) NAS
8 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.84%) MySQL
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.46%) SQLite
6 1 (0.46%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (3.69%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.84%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.38%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.38%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.92%) RequisitePro
4 2 (0.92%) Maven
4 2 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 25 (11.52%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Aerospace
2 11 (5.07%) Electronics
3 5 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.38%) Avionics
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (16.13%) Analyst
2 23 (10.60%) Developer
3 17 (7.83%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (5.99%) Consultant
5 12 (5.53%) Project Manager
5 12 (5.53%) Software Engineer
6 11 (5.07%) Build Engineer
7 8 (3.69%) Programmer
8 7 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.23%) Architect
8 7 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
9 6 (2.76%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.76%) Project Engineer
9 6 (2.76%) Desktop Support
9 6 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (1.84%) Programme Manager
10 4 (1.84%) Java Developer
10 4 (1.84%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.53%) .NET
2 8 (3.69%) HTML
2 8 (3.69%) XML
2 8 (3.69%) Ajax
3 7 (3.23%) jQuery
3 7 (3.23%) Web Services
4 6 (2.76%) CSS
4 6 (2.76%) JSP
5 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.84%) JSON
7 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.92%) JPA
7 2 (0.92%) WF
7 2 (0.92%) GWT
7 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.92%) Apache Camel
7 2 (0.92%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.76%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.76%) Physics
5 5 (2.30%) Economics
5 5 (2.30%) Open Source
6 4 (1.84%) PKI
6 4 (1.84%) Replication
7 3 (1.38%) CMDB
8 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.92%) Biometrics
8 2 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) VLE
9 1 (0.46%) VAX
9 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.04%) Windows
2 16 (7.37%) UNIX
3 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (4.61%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.30%) Linux
5 5 (2.30%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) VMS
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.14%) ITIL
1 22 (10.14%) Project Management
2 16 (7.37%) Software Engineering
3 15 (6.91%) Boundary Protection
4 13 (5.99%) Integration Testing
4 13 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (5.99%) Configuration Management
5 12 (5.53%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.53%) Service Management
5 12 (5.53%) Risk Management
6 11 (5.07%) Use Case
7 10 (4.61%) Change Management
7 10 (4.61%) Time Management
8 9 (4.15%) UML
8 9 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.15%) Document Management
9 8 (3.69%) Unit Testing
9 8 (3.69%) System Testing
10 7 (3.23%) Systems Analysis
10 7 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.14%) C
2 19 (8.76%) C++
2 19 (8.76%) SQL
3 18 (8.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.29%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.53%) Java
5 11 (5.07%) C#
6 6 (2.76%) VBScript
7 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.30%) VBA
8 4 (1.84%) Ada
8 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.38%) Perl
9 3 (1.38%) PHP
9 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 159 (73.27%) Security Cleared
2 116 (53.46%) SC Cleared
3 43 (19.82%) DV Cleared
4 33 (15.21%) Degree
5 18 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.45%) MCSE
7 6 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.84%) MCTS
8 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.38%) VCP4
10 2 (0.92%) APMP
10 2 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.92%) CCNA
11 1 (0.46%) HNC
11 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.46%) PMP
11 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.84%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.38%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.38%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.92%) SLA
3 2 (0.92%) ARP4754
4 1 (0.46%) ARP4761
4 1 (0.46%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.46%) DO-254
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (6.91%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.30%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.38%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.92%) Firmware
7 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (6.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (2.76%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.38%) SCCM
4 1 (0.46%) MOM
4 1 (0.46%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.60%) VMware
3 14 (6.45%) Clearswift
3 14 (6.45%) Oracle
4 12 (5.53%) Cisco
5 9 (4.15%) Remedy
5 9 (4.15%) SAP
6 7 (3.23%) McAfee
6 7 (3.23%) CA
6 7 (3.23%) IBM
7 5 (2.30%) EMC
7 5 (2.30%) Primavera
8 4 (1.84%) F5
9 3 (1.38%) HP
10 2 (0.92%) Dell
10 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.92%) Lumension
10 2 (0.92%) BT
10 2 (0.92%) Google
11 1 (0.46%) ANSYS
Wiltshire
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Quadratek People Limited
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
TSI Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £50 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 21 days ago