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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Military
Rank 537 517 514
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Military 124 146 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.64% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 53 49
Median daily rate £335 £333 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £160 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £349
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 53 16
Median hourly rate £40.50 £46.00 £34.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.95% +32.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £39.89 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £52.19 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £43.42 £34.32
% change year-on-year
-6.71% +26.50%

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
19611 22892 21145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.43% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13011 14667 13055
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 570 554
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £49.47 £41.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +4 109 £326 -6.25% 27
South East +6 53 £345 -6.75% 8
Hampshire -2 37 £335 -9.45% 4
South West -13 21 £338 -2.17% 10
West Midlands -17 10 £313 +267.64% 1
North West +7 8 £83 -
Gloucestershire +1 8 £325 - 4
Hook -8 8 £324 -11.19%
Andover - 7 £350 -
Lancashire - 7 £83 -
Wiltshire -9 6 £363 -2.55% 1
London -9 5 £253 -15.75% 6
Herefordshire - 5 £300 -
Hereford - 5 £300 -
Preston - 5 £83 -
East of England +22 4 £480 +38.12% 2
Cambridgeshire +20 4 £480 +14.28%
Buckinghamshire +11 4 £400 +170.27%
Reading +7 4 £475 -
East Midlands +4 4 £83 -44.25%
Huntingdon 0 4 £480 +14.28%
Scotland -5 4 £350 +12.00% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £475 - 1
Middlesex - 4 £340 -
Milton Keynes +15 3 £400 +170.27%
Glasgow +6 3 £350 -
Dorset -7 3 £350 - 2
Bristol -13 3 £325 -12.16% 3
North East -38 3 £83 -56.57%
Wales - 3 £408 - 2

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 161 (70.93%) Security Cleared
2 120 (52.86%) SC Cleared
3 51 (22.47%) Windows
4 37 (16.30%) ITIL
5 35 (15.42%) Linux
5 35 (15.42%) Microsoft
6 30 (13.22%) VMware
7 29 (12.78%) C++
7 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
8 28 (12.33%) Service Management
8 28 (12.33%) DV Cleared
9 26 (11.45%) Cisco
9 26 (11.45%) Driving Licence
10 25 (11.01%) SharePoint
10 25 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (10.13%) Software Engineering
11 23 (10.13%) Rational DOORS
11 23 (10.13%) MS Office
11 23 (10.13%) Active Directory
12 22 (9.69%) Finance
12 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (9.25%) Telecoms
13 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (8.81%) WAN
14 20 (8.81%) SQL
14 20 (8.81%) .NET
14 20 (8.81%) MS Excel
15 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
15 19 (8.37%) LAN

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 25 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.61%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (3.96%) IIS
5 8 (3.52%) Apache
6 7 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.08%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.44%) SAS
10 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (10.13%) MS Office
2 20 (8.81%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.32%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.32%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.88%) SPSS
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Maximo
3 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.81%) WAN
2 19 (8.37%) LAN
3 14 (6.17%) Firewall
4 12 (5.29%) VoIP
5 10 (4.41%) SNMP
6 9 (3.96%) DHCP
7 8 (3.52%) VPN
8 7 (3.08%) 4G
8 7 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (3.08%) SAN
9 6 (2.64%) BGP
9 6 (2.64%) IPsec
9 6 (2.64%) LTE
9 6 (2.64%) MPLS
9 6 (2.64%) OSPF
9 6 (2.64%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.76%) DNS
10 4 (1.76%) IPv4
10 4 (1.76%) IPv6
10 4 (1.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.41%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (3.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (2.64%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.88%) GIS
10 2 (0.88%) MySQL
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (10.13%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (5.29%) Selenium
3 10 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.52%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.64%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (2.20%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (1.76%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.32%) Babel
9 3 (1.32%) NUnit
9 3 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (1.32%) webpack
10 2 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 22 (9.69%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.73%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.08%) Electronics
5 6 (2.64%) Avionics
5 6 (2.64%) Billing
6 4 (1.76%) Back Office
6 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Law
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
7 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.32%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 31 (13.66%) Systems Engineer
2 28 (12.33%) Developer
3 23 (10.13%) Architect
4 21 (9.25%) Analyst
5 16 (7.05%) Telecoms Engineer
6 13 (5.73%) Network Engineer
7 12 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.85%) Integration Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.52%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.08%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (3.08%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Designer
12 6 (2.64%) Programmer
12 6 (2.64%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.20%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.20%) Systems Integration Engineer
13 5 (2.20%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.81%) .NET
2 15 (6.61%) CSS
3 14 (6.17%) HTML
4 13 (5.73%) jQuery
5 12 (5.29%) Ajax
5 12 (5.29%) Web Services
6 8 (3.52%) .NET Framework
6 8 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (3.52%) Breeze.js
6 8 (3.52%) Durandal
6 8 (3.52%) Entity Framework
6 8 (3.52%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (3.52%) React
6 8 (3.52%) SAML
7 6 (2.64%) OAuth2
7 6 (2.64%) OpenID
8 5 (2.20%) HTML5
8 5 (2.20%) SciPy
8 5 (2.20%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.45%) Driving Licence
2 14 (6.17%) CESG
3 11 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (3.52%) ASIC
7 7 (3.08%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.64%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.64%) Thin Client
9 5 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.20%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.32%) User Experience
12 2 (0.88%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.88%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.88%) Replication
12 2 (0.88%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.44%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.47%) Windows
2 35 (15.42%) Linux
3 29 (12.78%) Windows Server
4 25 (11.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.41%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.08%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.64%) Unix
10 4 (1.76%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.76%) VxWorks
11 3 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (1.32%) HPUX
12 1 (0.44%) Android
12 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.30%) ITIL
2 28 (12.33%) Service Management
3 25 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.13%) Software Engineering
5 19 (8.37%) Requirements Management
6 18 (7.93%) Configuration Management
7 17 (7.49%) System Testing
8 14 (6.17%) UML
8 14 (6.17%) Validation
9 13 (5.73%) Project Management
10 12 (5.29%) Service Design
10 12 (5.29%) Use Case
10 12 (5.29%) V-Model
11 11 (4.85%) Change Management
11 11 (4.85%) Migration
11 11 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (4.85%) Web Development
12 10 (4.41%) OO
12 10 (4.41%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.96%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.78%) C++
2 20 (8.81%) SQL
3 18 (7.93%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.61%) C
5 13 (5.73%) Java
6 12 (5.29%) C#
7 9 (3.96%) Python
8 8 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.52%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.08%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.20%) Assembly Language
10 5 (2.20%) Perl
10 5 (2.20%) PHP
11 4 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.32%) Ada
12 3 (1.32%) R
12 3 (1.32%) VB
13 2 (0.88%) VBA
14 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 161 (70.93%) Security Cleared
2 120 (52.86%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 16 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (7.05%) Degree
5 14 (6.17%) CCNP
6 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.41%) ISEB
8 9 (3.96%) CCNA
9 8 (3.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (3.52%) MCSE
10 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.76%) CCIE
11 4 (1.76%) HND
11 4 (1.76%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (1.32%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.32%) CISSP
13 2 (0.88%) CCDA
13 2 (0.88%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) Def Stans
2 6 (2.64%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.76%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.32%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.88%) JTAG
5 2 (0.88%) QA
5 2 (0.88%) TickIT
6 1 (0.44%) GCP
6 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.44%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.44%) MISRA
6 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 23 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 22 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.61%) Firmware
4 9 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.76%) vSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) SCCM
2 4 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.76%) SCOM
3 3 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 3 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.88%) Netcool
4 2 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.88%) 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
Vendors
1 35 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.22%) VMware
3 26 (11.45%) Cisco
4 17 (7.49%) HP
5 13 (5.73%) IBM
6 11 (4.85%) Oracle
7 7 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.64%) Citrix
9 5 (2.20%) Fujitsu
9 5 (2.20%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.20%) Remedy
10 4 (1.76%) ArcSight
10 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.76%) EMC
11 3 (1.32%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.32%) Adobe
11 3 (1.32%) Autodesk
11 3 (1.32%) CA
11 3 (1.32%) Juniper
11 3 (1.32%) Sophos
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