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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 445 491 504
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +13
Contract jobs citing Military 187 125 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.80% 0.57% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 39
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£373 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £106 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £325 £349
% change year-on-year
+19.61% -6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 22 7
Average hourly rate £42.46 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.22% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.50 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%

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
23450 21818 22632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.17% 38.59% 42.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14884 13396 14035
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £382
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 527 595
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +33 165 £381 +17.30% 35
South East +26 96 £413 +17.85% 13
Hampshire +26 77 £425 +17.24% 7
South West +1 46 £388 +54.22% 8
Gosport +17 22 £538 -
Bristol +5 14 £379 +1.67%
Hook 0 14 £338 -6.57%
Dorset +8 12 - -
Wiltshire -1 11 £400 +280.95% 3
Scotland - 10 £313 - 6
Surrey +2 7 - - 3
Portsmouth +1 7 £425 +4.93% 1
London -11 7 £323 -10.41% 3
Corsham +1 6 £375 -28.57%
Andover -3 6 £350 -
Gloucestershire -6 6 - - 3
East of England +4 5 £275 -12.00% 3
Berkshire +2 5 - - 1
City of London +15 4 £323 +0.78%
Tyne and Wear -21 4 £190 -7.31%
North East -23 4 £190 -7.31%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 4 £190 -7.31%
East Midlands - 4 £250 - 1
Filton - 4 - -
North West -28 3 - - 3
Edinburgh - 3 £313 - 2
Fife - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £263 -
New Malden - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 194 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 156 (49.37%) SC Cleared
3 54 (17.09%) Software Engineering
4 52 (16.46%) Windows
5 50 (15.82%) C#
6 48 (15.19%) Linux
7 46 (14.56%) Degree
8 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (14.24%) Rational DOORS
9 44 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
10 43 (13.61%) VMware
11 42 (13.29%) Oracle
12 40 (12.66%) UML
13 38 (12.03%) Java
14 37 (11.71%) SQL
15 35 (11.08%) Microsoft
16 32 (10.13%) .NET
17 29 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 28 (8.86%) TOGAF
18 28 (8.86%) C++
19 27 (8.54%) Project Management
20 26 (8.23%) C
21 24 (7.59%) Finance
21 24 (7.59%) Requirements Management
21 24 (7.59%) DV Cleared
21 24 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
22 23 (7.28%) CSS
23 22 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
24 20 (6.33%) HTML
24 20 (6.33%) Ada

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (6.01%) Apache
1 19 (6.01%) WebLogic
2 18 (5.70%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.95%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Moodle
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) Node.js
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (5.06%) MS Office
2 14 (4.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.27%) Windchill
4 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.43%) VoIP
2 12 (3.80%) Firewall
3 11 (3.48%) Network Security
4 10 (3.16%) X.400
4 10 (3.16%) LAN
4 10 (3.16%) SMTP
5 9 (2.85%) 4G
6 7 (2.22%) WAN
6 7 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (1.90%) SAN
8 5 (1.58%) X.500
9 4 (1.27%) IPsec
9 4 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (1.27%) DNS
9 4 (1.27%) SNMP
10 3 (0.95%) HTTP
10 3 (0.95%) VPN
10 3 (0.95%) SSL
10 3 (0.95%) LTE
11 2 (0.63%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.59%) Oracle BI EE
2 19 (6.01%) Oracle Database
3 17 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
4 16 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (4.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 14 (4.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.80%) Oracle ODI
7 12 (3.80%) Oracle Discoverer
8 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.63%) Big Data
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.63%) MySQL
9 2 (0.63%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 45 (14.24%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (6.01%) Eclipse
3 12 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.85%) Oracle APEX
5 8 (2.53%) ClearCase
5 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.27%) Selenium
7 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
8 3 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.95%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.95%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.63%) NUnit
9 2 (0.63%) Subversion
9 2 (0.63%) JIRA
9 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (7.59%) Finance
2 10 (3.16%) Electronics
3 5 (1.58%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.27%) Avionics
5 3 (0.95%) Games
5 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) French Language
6 2 (0.63%) German Language
6 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 49 (15.51%) Architect
2 45 (14.24%) Software Engineer
3 40 (12.66%) Analyst
4 29 (9.18%) Developer
5 23 (7.28%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 15 (4.75%) Oracle Architect
8 11 (3.48%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.48%) Network Engineer
9 10 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
9 10 (3.16%) Systems Architect
9 10 (3.16%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.85%) Consultant
10 9 (2.85%) Support Engineer
11 8 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (2.53%) Test Engineer
12 7 (2.22%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.13%) .NET
2 23 (7.28%) CSS
3 20 (6.33%) HTML
4 19 (6.01%) JSP
5 10 (3.16%) jQuery
6 9 (2.85%) Ajax
7 8 (2.53%) XML
7 8 (2.53%) Middleware
8 6 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.95%) SGML
10 2 (0.63%) XML-RPC
10 2 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.63%) XSLT
10 2 (0.63%) XML Schema
10 2 (0.63%) Web Services
10 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.32%) Struts
11 1 (0.32%) Java EE
11 1 (0.32%) SWT
11 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.58%) Economics
5 4 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.95%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.63%) PKI
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Physics
8 1 (0.32%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.32%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.32%) CESG
8 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.46%) Windows
2 48 (15.19%) Linux
3 18 (5.70%) UNIX
4 14 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.22%) HPUX
6 7 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.95%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (17.09%) Software Engineering
2 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (12.66%) UML
4 28 (8.86%) TOGAF
5 27 (8.54%) Project Management
6 24 (7.59%) Requirements Management
7 22 (6.96%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (5.70%) ITIL
8 18 (5.70%) Analytics
9 17 (5.38%) SDLC
10 16 (5.06%) E-business
11 15 (4.75%) Information Architecture
12 14 (4.43%) Web Development
12 14 (4.43%) Use Case
12 14 (4.43%) Time Management
13 13 (4.11%) OO
13 13 (4.11%) Service Management
13 13 (4.11%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.80%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.16%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.82%) C#
2 38 (12.03%) Java
3 37 (11.71%) SQL
4 28 (8.86%) C++
5 26 (8.23%) C
6 20 (6.33%) Ada
7 11 (3.48%) VB
7 11 (3.48%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.48%) Python
8 10 (3.16%) VBScript
9 8 (2.53%) Perl
9 8 (2.53%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.22%) Bash Shell
10 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.90%) VBA
11 6 (1.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.63%) Assembly Language
13 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 194 (61.39%) Security Cleared
2 156 (49.37%) SC Cleared
3 46 (14.56%) Degree
4 24 (7.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.90%) HND
6 5 (1.58%) CCNP
7 4 (1.27%) CCNA
7 4 (1.27%) ISEB
7 4 (1.27%) PMP
7 4 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.27%) APMP
8 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.95%) CISM
8 3 (0.95%) HNC
8 3 (0.95%) CISSP
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.22%) DO-178B
2 5 (1.58%) ARP4754
2 5 (1.58%) ARP4761
2 5 (1.58%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.27%) DO-254
4 3 (0.95%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 29 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.32%) XenApp
6 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.27%) Netcool
1 4 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.63%) OVSD
3 1 (0.32%) SCCM
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 43 (13.61%) VMware
2 42 (13.29%) Oracle
3 35 (11.08%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.33%) Cisco
5 13 (4.11%) HP
6 12 (3.80%) Citrix
7 8 (2.53%) EMC
7 8 (2.53%) SolarWinds
8 7 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.90%) Juniper
9 6 (1.90%) IBM
10 5 (1.58%) i2
10 5 (1.58%) ArcSight
11 3 (0.95%) Clearswift
11 3 (0.95%) NetApp
12 2 (0.63%) Dell
12 2 (0.63%) Cadence
12 2 (0.63%) 3Com
12 2 (0.63%) IronPort
12 2 (0.63%) Remedy
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