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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Military
Rank 521 519 511
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Military 105 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.53% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 42 36
Average daily rate £422 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.47% +9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
+20.47% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 16
Average hourly rate £43.00 £36.70 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -11.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.75 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.54 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £36.70 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+17.16% -13.64%

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
19957 19888 19734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.71% 38.87% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12841 12637 12127
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 436 624
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 96 £422 +20.47% 39
South East +19 42 £438 +16.66% 18
Hampshire +18 32 £425 +10.38% 3
South West +9 32 £360 +8.27% 11
North West -1 14 - - 2
Wiltshire 0 12 £348 +20.86% 2
Hook +6 10 £431 +16.50%
Dorset - 9 - -
Lancashire +2 8 - - 2
Gosport +21 7 £550 -10.56%
Cumbria - 5 - -
Weymouth - 5 - -
Preston +4 4 - - 2
Bristol +1 4 £368 -9.25% 4
West Midlands -14 4 £338 +17.39%
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 - -
Gloucestershire +3 3 £425 - 4
Somerset +2 3 - - 1
Yeovil -13 3 - - 1
Salisbury - 3 £296 -
East of England - 3 £353 - 1
Berkshire +4 2 - - 3
Portsmouth -3 2 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £250 -
Coventry - 2 £325 -
Fareham - 2 £200 -
Surrey -7 1 £475 +26.66% 11
Corsham -9 1 - -
Andover - 1 £450 -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 171 (57.19%) Security Cleared
2 153 (51.17%) SC Cleared
3 44 (14.72%) Windows
4 42 (14.05%) Oracle
5 41 (13.71%) SQL
5 41 (13.71%) Linux
5 41 (13.71%) Rational DOORS
6 40 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.38%) Degree
7 39 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 38 (12.71%) C#
9 37 (12.37%) C++
10 36 (12.04%) .NET
11 33 (11.04%) UML
12 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
12 29 (9.70%) Telecoms
13 27 (9.03%) VMware
13 27 (9.03%) HTML
14 26 (8.70%) C
14 26 (8.70%) Cisco
14 26 (8.70%) jQuery
14 26 (8.70%) Driving Licence
15 25 (8.36%) Oracle Database
15 25 (8.36%) CSS
16 24 (8.03%) SQL Server
16 24 (8.03%) MS Excel
17 23 (7.69%) TOGAF
17 23 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (7.69%) Unix

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (6.35%) WebLogic
2 17 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 10 (3.34%) IIS
4 8 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.34%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.01%) Apache
7 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.67%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.01%) MS Office
3 9 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.34%) InfoPath
5 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.34%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (1.00%) Simulink
8 2 (0.67%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.33%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.33%) MS Project
9 1 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.33%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.68%) VoIP
2 9 (3.01%) 4G
2 9 (3.01%) Network Security
3 8 (2.68%) WAN
4 7 (2.34%) Firewall
4 7 (2.34%) LAN
5 6 (2.01%) IPsec
5 6 (2.01%) VPN
6 5 (1.67%) Multicast
7 4 (1.34%) MPLS
7 4 (1.34%) SAN
7 4 (1.34%) SNMP
8 3 (1.00%) BGP
8 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.00%) DNS
8 3 (1.00%) HTTP
8 3 (1.00%) Internet
8 3 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.00%) OSPF
8 3 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.36%) Oracle Database
2 24 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 23 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 19 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (6.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (4.01%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (3.34%) Big Data
8 7 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.01%) Oracle Discoverer
9 6 (2.01%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.34%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 4 (1.34%) GIS
12 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (13.71%) Rational DOORS
2 21 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
4 16 (5.35%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.01%) Selenium
5 12 (4.01%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.34%) ClearCase
7 9 (3.01%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.68%) Rational Rhapsody
9 7 (2.34%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.01%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 5 (1.67%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.67%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.67%) Subversion
12 4 (1.34%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 29 (9.70%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.69%) Finance
3 12 (4.01%) Aerospace
4 11 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.67%) Avionics
6 4 (1.34%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Publishing
7 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (12.71%) Architect
2 35 (11.71%) Developer
3 29 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 28 (9.36%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (8.03%) Telecoms Engineer
6 22 (7.36%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (4.68%) Analyst
7 14 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (4.35%) Administrator
9 11 (3.68%) Java Engineer
9 11 (3.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 11 (3.68%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.34%) Consultant
11 9 (3.01%) Oracle Architect
11 9 (3.01%) Tester
12 8 (2.68%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.34%) IT Engineer
13 7 (2.34%) Oracle Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.34%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.34%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.04%) .NET
2 27 (9.03%) HTML
3 26 (8.70%) jQuery
4 25 (8.36%) CSS
5 18 (6.02%) Ajax
6 15 (5.02%) XML
7 12 (4.01%) Middleware
7 12 (4.01%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (3.01%) Web Services
9 7 (2.34%) .NET Framework
9 7 (2.34%) Entity Framework
10 6 (2.01%) JSP
11 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.67%) Breeze.js
11 5 (1.67%) Durandal
11 5 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (1.67%) OAuth2
11 5 (1.67%) OpenID
11 5 (1.67%) SAML
11 5 (1.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.70%) Driving Licence
2 18 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (1.00%) CESG
5 3 (1.00%) Physics
5 3 (1.00%) Replication
6 2 (0.67%) Biometrics
6 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.67%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.33%) Economics
7 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.72%) Windows
2 41 (13.71%) Linux
3 23 (7.69%) Unix
4 21 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.01%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (4.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.34%) HPUX
8 7 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.34%) Windows XP
9 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.67%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.33%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (13.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 33 (11.04%) UML
4 23 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 21 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 20 (6.69%) Programme Management
6 20 (6.69%) Requirements Management
7 19 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
8 17 (5.69%) ITIL
9 15 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (5.02%) Time Management
10 14 (4.68%) Project Management
10 14 (4.68%) Test Scripting
11 12 (4.01%) Analytics
11 12 (4.01%) Network Design
11 12 (4.01%) Network Management
12 11 (3.68%) FMECA
13 10 (3.34%) Migration
13 10 (3.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.71%) SQL
2 38 (12.71%) C#
3 37 (12.37%) C++
4 29 (9.70%) JavaScript
5 26 (8.70%) C
6 22 (7.36%) Java
7 15 (5.02%) Ada
8 14 (4.68%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.01%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.01%) Shell Script
10 11 (3.68%) VBScript
11 10 (3.34%) Perl
12 7 (2.34%) VB
13 5 (1.67%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.67%) Python
13 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.67%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.00%) Ada 83
14 3 (1.00%) Ada 95
14 3 (1.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 171 (57.19%) Security Cleared
2 153 (51.17%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.38%) Degree
4 22 (7.36%) DV Cleared
5 12 (4.01%) HNC
6 11 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.01%) ISEB
8 8 (2.68%) CCNP
8 8 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.34%) APMP
9 7 (2.34%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (2.01%) HND
10 6 (2.01%) MCAD
10 6 (2.01%) MCITP
10 6 (2.01%) MCSD
10 6 (2.01%) MCTS
11 3 (1.00%) CCIE
11 3 (1.00%) CCNA
12 2 (0.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.69%) Def Stans
2 5 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.67%) QA
3 3 (1.00%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.67%) ARP4754
4 2 (0.67%) ARP4761
4 2 (0.67%) DO-254
4 2 (0.67%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.33%) AQAP
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.00%) Firmware
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 42 (14.05%) Oracle
2 39 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.03%) VMware
4 26 (8.70%) Cisco
5 20 (6.69%) HP
6 12 (4.01%) IBM
6 12 (4.01%) Red Hat
7 9 (3.01%) EMC
8 8 (2.68%) Citrix
9 6 (2.01%) Cloudera
10 4 (1.34%) Cognos
11 3 (1.00%) Meridio
12 2 (0.67%) 3PAR
12 2 (0.67%) Adobe
12 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.67%) ION Trading
12 2 (0.67%) IronPort
12 2 (0.67%) SAP
12 2 (0.67%) Sophos
12 2 (0.67%) Veeam
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