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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 477 456 458
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs citing Military 130 127 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 35
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£368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 13
Average hourly rate £45.94 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.09% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.68 £32.30 £24.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.23 £44.80 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.57 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.17% +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
21184 20385 20176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.11% 38.72% 42.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 12879 12117
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 £280 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 567 665
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -41 110 £375 - 49
South East -52 49 £373 -0.66% 15
Hampshire -28 38 £375 - 6
South West +14 33 £400 -11.60% 9
North West -7 15 £415 - 1
Hook -1 13 £400 +6.66%
Surrey +13 9 - - 3
Bristol +3 9 £400 -1.23% 3
London -1 9 £355 +10.93% 7
Wiltshire +2 8 £400 -26.60% 5
Cumbria - 8 £415 -
Lancashire +14 7 - -
Gloucestershire -2 6 £450 +63.63%
New Malden - 6 - -
Somerset +19 5 £500 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 5 - -
Scotland - 5 - -
Salisbury +13 4 £413 -24.22%
Yeovil 0 4 - -
West Midlands -11 4 £183 - 12
Preston - 4 - -
Shropshire -3 3 £280 -
Telford -4 3 £280 -
Weymouth -5 3 - -
Dorset -6 3 - - 1
Portsmouth -2 2 - - 2
Camberley -6 2 - - 1
Cheltenham - 2 £450 -
Corsham - 2 £285 -
Fife - 2 - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 146 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 103 (47.03%) SC Cleared
3 41 (18.72%) Degree
4 39 (17.81%) Software Engineering
5 36 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (15.98%) DV Cleared
6 35 (15.98%) Windows
7 31 (14.16%) C#
8 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
9 27 (12.33%) Project Management
10 25 (11.42%) VMware
11 24 (10.96%) C
12 22 (10.05%) SQL
13 21 (9.59%) .NET
13 21 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (9.59%) Rational DOORS
14 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
14 20 (9.13%) C++
14 20 (9.13%) Java
14 20 (9.13%) Linux
14 20 (9.13%) UML
15 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
15 17 (7.76%) X.400
16 16 (7.31%) X.500
16 16 (7.31%) Cisco
16 16 (7.31%) PowerShell
17 15 (6.85%) SMTP
17 15 (6.85%) Firewall
17 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
17 15 (6.85%) Finance

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (4.11%) Apache
1 9 (4.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.37%) CMS
5 3 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) Liferay
7 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.74%) MS Office
3 3 (1.37%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.91%) Windchill
4 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) SAP PS
1 1 (0.46%) Primavera
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.46%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.46%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.46%) SAP PLM
1 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.76%) X.400
2 16 (7.31%) X.500
3 15 (6.85%) SMTP
3 15 (6.85%) Firewall
4 6 (2.74%) LAN
4 6 (2.74%) VoIP
4 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.28%) SAN
5 5 (2.28%) WAN
6 4 (1.83%) FTP
6 4 (1.83%) SSL
7 3 (1.37%) DNS
7 3 (1.37%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.37%) SNMP
7 3 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.37%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.37%) Network Security
8 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.91%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.46%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) SQLite
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (9.59%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 5 (2.28%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.83%) LabVIEW
4 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.91%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.91%) Maven
6 2 (0.91%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.46%) NUnit
7 1 (0.46%) Subversion
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 15 (6.85%) Finance
2 11 (5.02%) Electronics
3 6 (2.74%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.83%) Avionics
5 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.37%) Marketing
6 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (15.07%) Analyst
2 29 (13.24%) Software Engineer
3 25 (11.42%) Developer
4 17 (7.76%) Project Manager
5 15 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (5.48%) Consultant
7 10 (4.57%) Architect
8 9 (4.11%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) Communications Engineer
9 8 (3.65%) Business Analyst
10 7 (3.20%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.20%) Programmer
11 6 (2.74%) Security Consultant
12 5 (2.28%) Software Developer
12 5 (2.28%) Programme Manager
12 5 (2.28%) Network Engineer
12 5 (2.28%) Requirements Analyst
12 5 (2.28%) Systems Architect
12 5 (2.28%) Project Engineer
13 4 (1.83%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.59%) .NET
2 12 (5.48%) HTML
3 11 (5.02%) CSS
4 10 (4.57%) JSP
5 9 (4.11%) XML
6 8 (3.65%) Ajax
7 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.20%) Web Services
7 7 (3.20%) jQuery
8 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.37%) XSLT
9 3 (1.37%) JSON
10 2 (0.91%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.91%) WF
10 2 (0.91%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.91%) XML-RPC
10 2 (0.91%) XSL
11 1 (0.46%) XHTML
11 1 (0.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.28%) Economics
5 4 (1.83%) Replication
6 3 (1.37%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.37%) PKI
6 3 (1.37%) Open Source
7 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Physics
8 1 (0.46%) Human Factors
8 1 (0.46%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.98%) Windows
2 20 (9.13%) Linux
3 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.28%) UNIX
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.91%) CentOS
6 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.46%) VMS
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (17.81%) Software Engineering
2 27 (12.33%) Project Management
3 21 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (9.13%) UML
5 15 (6.85%) Risk Management
6 13 (5.94%) Time Management
6 13 (5.94%) Integration Testing
7 12 (5.48%) Requirements Management
8 11 (5.02%) Boundary Protection
9 10 (4.57%) Information Security
9 10 (4.57%) ITIL
10 9 (4.11%) Web Development
11 8 (3.65%) Use Case
11 8 (3.65%) OO
12 7 (3.20%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.20%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (3.20%) Information Management
12 7 (3.20%) Validation
12 7 (3.20%) Scrum
12 7 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.16%) C#
2 24 (10.96%) C
3 22 (10.05%) SQL
4 20 (9.13%) C++
4 20 (9.13%) Java
5 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
6 16 (7.31%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.57%) Ada
8 8 (3.65%) Python
9 7 (3.20%) VBScript
10 5 (2.28%) VB
10 5 (2.28%) VBA
11 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.37%) PHP
13 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.46%) Perl
14 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 146 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 103 (47.03%) SC Cleared
3 41 (18.72%) Degree
4 35 (15.98%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.74%) MCSE
5 6 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.28%) HND
7 4 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.37%) CCNA
8 3 (1.37%) PMP
8 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.37%) CISSP
8 3 (1.37%) CISM
9 2 (0.91%) APMP
9 2 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.91%) HNC
9 2 (0.91%) CCNP
9 2 (0.91%) ISEB
10 1 (0.46%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.37%) IEC 61508
1 3 (1.37%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.91%) DO-254
2 2 (0.91%) ARP4754
2 2 (0.91%) ARP4761
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.57%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.37%) Firmware
6 2 (0.91%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.46%) Netcool
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.42%) VMware
3 16 (7.31%) Cisco
4 11 (5.02%) Clearswift
5 6 (2.74%) IBM
6 5 (2.28%) HP
6 5 (2.28%) Oracle
7 4 (1.83%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.83%) Juniper
7 4 (1.83%) CA
7 4 (1.83%) EMC
7 4 (1.83%) Citrix
8 3 (1.37%) i2
8 3 (1.37%) McAfee
8 3 (1.37%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.37%) F5
9 2 (0.91%) ICL
9 2 (0.91%) BT
9 2 (0.91%) 3Com
9 2 (0.91%) SAP
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