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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 473 467 465
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Military 140 125 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.61% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 30
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£365 £326 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -4.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 23 16
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £33.57 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £42.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.83 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.33%

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
22180 20430 21265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.72% 38.60% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14229 12729 12946
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 559 634
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 -32 119 £365 +12.17% 43
South East -31 55 £368 +12.94% 13
Hampshire -15 39 £370 +13.58% 2
South West -1 37 £358 -10.34% 6
Hook +6 16 £365 +12.17%
Bristol +8 14 £370 -8.64% 2
London -6 12 £300 -4.00% 5
Surrey +2 10 - - 6
Scotland - 9 - - 3
New Malden - 9 - -
Wiltshire -4 8 £372 -5.22% 1
North West -9 7 £415 - 2
Gloucestershire +4 6 £450 +63.63%
Berkshire +15 4 - - 1
Dorset 0 4 - - 1
Cumbria - 4 £415 -
Filton - 4 - -
Gosport +18 3 £450 -
Somerset +7 3 - - 1
Yeovil -4 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £190 -
Corsham - 3 £325 -
North East - 3 £190 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £190 -
Fife - 3 - - 1
Reading +7 2 - - 1
Lancashire +6 2 - -
Salisbury +5 2 - -
East of England +1 2 £420 +34.40% 6
Weymouth -4 2 - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 150 (61.48%) Security Cleared
2 112 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 48 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 46 (18.85%) Degree
5 44 (18.03%) Windows
6 42 (17.21%) C#
7 38 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (13.11%) Project Management
8 32 (13.11%) Linux
9 30 (12.30%) SQL
9 30 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (12.30%) DV Cleared
9 30 (12.30%) Rational DOORS
10 29 (11.89%) Microsoft
11 28 (11.48%) .NET
11 28 (11.48%) UML
11 28 (11.48%) VMware
12 27 (11.07%) Java
13 24 (9.84%) C++
14 23 (9.43%) C
15 21 (8.61%) Finance
16 19 (7.79%) Management Information System
17 17 (6.97%) Cisco
17 17 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (6.97%) SDLC
18 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
18 15 (6.15%) ITIL
19 14 (5.74%) Apache
19 14 (5.74%) Ada
19 14 (5.74%) Firewall

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (5.74%) Apache
2 12 (4.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.23%) CMS
4 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.41%) Moodle
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.69%) MS Office
1 9 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.64%) Windchill
3 3 (1.23%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.41%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.74%) Firewall
2 12 (4.92%) X.400
3 11 (4.51%) X.500
4 10 (4.10%) SMTP
5 7 (2.87%) LAN
6 6 (2.46%) VoIP
7 5 (2.05%) WAN
7 5 (2.05%) SAN
7 5 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.05%) Network Security
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.23%) SNMP
8 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.82%) DNS
9 2 (0.82%) Internet
9 2 (0.82%) 3G
9 2 (0.82%) LTE
9 2 (0.82%) 4G
9 2 (0.82%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Big Data
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Ingres
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (12.30%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.46%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.64%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.23%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.23%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.82%) Subversion
6 2 (0.82%) NUnit
6 2 (0.82%) ClearQuest
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) Maven
7 1 (0.41%) Selenium
7 1 (0.41%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (8.61%) Finance
2 12 (4.92%) Electronics
3 5 (2.05%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.64%) Marketing
5 3 (1.23%) Avionics
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.82%) Games
6 2 (0.82%) French Language
6 2 (0.82%) German Language
6 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (15.57%) Analyst
2 36 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 26 (10.66%) Developer
4 18 (7.38%) Architect
4 18 (7.38%) Project Manager
5 12 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (4.51%) Test Engineer
7 10 (4.10%) Consultant
8 9 (3.69%) Business Analyst
8 9 (3.69%) Systems Architect
9 8 (3.28%) Network Engineer
10 7 (2.87%) Programmer
11 6 (2.46%) Security Analyst
11 6 (2.46%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.46%) Java Software Engineer
11 6 (2.46%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Java Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Requirements Analyst
12 5 (2.05%) Project Engineer
12 5 (2.05%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.48%) .NET
2 12 (4.92%) CSS
2 12 (4.92%) JSP
2 12 (4.92%) XML
2 12 (4.92%) HTML
3 7 (2.87%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.46%) Web Services
5 5 (2.05%) XSLT
5 5 (2.05%) jQuery
6 4 (1.64%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.23%) Ajax
8 2 (0.82%) XML-RPC
8 2 (0.82%) XSL
8 2 (0.82%) WF
8 2 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.82%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.82%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.41%) Itk
9 1 (0.41%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.41%) Breeze.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.05%) Economics
5 4 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
7 2 (0.82%) Physics
7 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.03%) Windows
2 32 (13.11%) Linux
3 9 (3.69%) UNIX
4 8 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.23%) HPUX
7 2 (0.82%) CentOS
7 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.67%) Software Engineering
2 32 (13.11%) Project Management
3 30 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (11.48%) UML
5 17 (6.97%) SDLC
6 15 (6.15%) ITIL
7 13 (5.33%) Risk Management
7 13 (5.33%) Requirements Management
8 12 (4.92%) Use Case
8 12 (4.92%) Time Management
8 12 (4.92%) Service Management
9 11 (4.51%) Web Development
9 11 (4.51%) Waterfall
10 10 (4.10%) OO
10 10 (4.10%) Information Security
11 9 (3.69%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.69%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (3.28%) Scrum
12 8 (3.28%) Integration Testing
12 8 (3.28%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.21%) C#
2 30 (12.30%) SQL
3 27 (11.07%) Java
4 24 (9.84%) C++
5 23 (9.43%) C
6 14 (5.74%) Ada
7 11 (4.51%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.51%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.51%) Python
8 9 (3.69%) VBScript
9 7 (2.87%) VB
9 7 (2.87%) VBA
10 4 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.82%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.41%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 150 (61.48%) Security Cleared
2 112 (45.90%) SC Cleared
3 46 (18.85%) Degree
4 30 (12.30%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.05%) CCNP
5 5 (2.05%) HND
6 4 (1.64%) CCNA
6 4 (1.64%) PMP
6 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.64%) APMP
7 3 (1.23%) CISM
7 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.23%) MCSE
7 3 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (0.82%) HNC
8 2 (0.82%) ISEB
9 1 (0.41%) CCA
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.64%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.23%) DO-254
3 3 (1.23%) ARP4754
3 3 (1.23%) ARP4761
System Software
1 17 (6.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.87%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) XenApp
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.23%) Netcool
3 2 (0.82%) OVSD
4 1 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 29 (11.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.48%) VMware
3 17 (6.97%) Cisco
4 8 (3.28%) HP
4 8 (3.28%) Clearswift
5 7 (2.87%) SolarWinds
5 7 (2.87%) Citrix
6 6 (2.46%) Juniper
6 6 (2.46%) Oracle
7 5 (2.05%) i2
7 5 (2.05%) ArcSight
8 4 (1.64%) IBM
9 3 (1.23%) EMC
10 2 (0.82%) 3Com
10 2 (0.82%) ICL
10 2 (0.82%) CA
10 2 (0.82%) Dell
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Remedy
11 1 (0.41%) McAfee
Fife
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Rate: £40.38 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £42.46 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridgeshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago