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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Military
UK
Rank 510 487 519
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +32
Contract jobs citing Military 90 131 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 38
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £83 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 14
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £35.80 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £64.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £36.70
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +17.16%

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
16440 19668 19268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.66% 38.67% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10790 12471 12524
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 517 447
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.97 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -7 84 £390 -2.50% 58
South East +1 29 £415 -6.47% 24
South West +2 27 £315 -18.18% 11
Wiltshire +9 19 £298 -14.17% 6
Hampshire -8 19 £415 +3.75% 8
London - 16 £613 - 4
Corsham +4 11 £375 - 1
Portsmouth +3 6 - -
Bristol 0 6 £360 -17.24% 2
South Wales +11 5 £625 +65.34% 2
Wales +11 5 £625 +65.34% 3
North West +9 5 - - 4
Farnborough - 5 £700 -
East of England +7 4 £400 -
Preston -2 4 - -
Lancashire -3 4 - -
Surrey +17 3 £510 +7.36% 3
Hertfordshire +2 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £625 - 1
Sevenoaks - 3 £425 -
Kent - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 - -
Reading +13 2 £250 - 4
Berkshire +8 2 £250 - 7
Somerset +8 2 - -
Leeds +6 2 - -
Yorkshire +6 2 - - 2
Swindon +2 2 £340 +36.00%
Yeovil 0 2 - -
Fareham -8 2 £445 +107.45%

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 108 (53.73%) Security Cleared
2 70 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
4 37 (18.41%) Windows
4 37 (18.41%) DV Cleared
5 35 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (16.42%) VMware
7 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
8 29 (14.43%) ITIL
9 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (12.94%) Finance
10 26 (12.94%) C
10 26 (12.94%) C++
11 24 (11.94%) MS Office
11 24 (11.94%) MS Excel
11 24 (11.94%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (11.44%) Change Management
13 22 (10.95%) C#
13 22 (10.95%) SQL
13 22 (10.95%) Management Information System
14 20 (9.95%) Rational DOORS
15 19 (9.45%) Scrum
16 18 (8.96%) Java
17 17 (8.46%) CSS
17 17 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (8.46%) SDLC
17 17 (8.46%) Problem Management
18 16 (7.96%) Oracle
18 16 (7.96%) Service Management

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 7 (3.48%) Apache
2 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.99%) IBM Domino
3 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.99%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) Moodle
4 2 (1.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) TPMS
Applications
1 24 (11.94%) MS Excel
1 24 (11.94%) MS Office
2 12 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.49%) MS Project
3 3 (1.49%) Windchill
4 2 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.98%) Firewall
3 7 (3.48%) VoIP
4 5 (2.49%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.99%) LAN
5 4 (1.99%) SAN
5 4 (1.99%) SNMP
6 2 (1.00%) 4G
6 2 (1.00%) DNS
6 2 (1.00%) FlexRay
6 2 (1.00%) ICMP
6 2 (1.00%) LDAP
6 2 (1.00%) LTE
6 2 (1.00%) SSH
6 2 (1.00%) VPN
6 2 (1.00%) WAN
7 1 (0.50%) Network Security
7 1 (0.50%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.50%) VLAN
7 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (2.99%) Big Data
4 6 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) NonStop SQL
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) GIS
7 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (9.95%) Rational DOORS
2 12 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.47%) Oracle APEX
4 8 (3.98%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.48%) Eclipse
5 7 (3.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (2.99%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.99%) MSI
9 3 (1.49%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.49%) Selenium
10 2 (1.00%) JIRA
10 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.00%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.50%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.50%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.50%) WiX
General
1 26 (12.94%) Finance
2 14 (6.97%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.98%) Aerospace
4 8 (3.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.99%) Avionics
5 4 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Arabic Language
6 3 (1.49%) Automotive
6 3 (1.49%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Electronics
6 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (11.44%) Developer
1 23 (11.44%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (10.45%) Software Engineer
3 14 (6.97%) Analyst
4 13 (6.47%) Architect
4 13 (6.47%) Problem Manager
5 11 (5.47%) Integration Engineer
6 10 (4.98%) Trainer
7 7 (3.48%) Business Analyst
8 6 (2.99%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (2.99%) Java Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Junior
8 6 (2.99%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (2.99%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) Junior Developer
9 5 (2.49%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (2.49%) Systems Integrator
9 5 (2.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.46%) CSS
2 13 (6.47%) HTML
3 12 (5.97%) .NET
4 9 (4.48%) Ajax
5 8 (3.98%) jQuery
5 8 (3.98%) Web Services
6 7 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.99%) JSP
7 4 (1.99%) Middleware
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.49%) JFC
8 3 (1.49%) Qt
9 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.00%) Breeze.js
9 2 (1.00%) Durandal
9 2 (1.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (1.00%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.00%) React
9 2 (1.00%) Vaadin
9 2 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.95%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.97%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (4.98%) Replication
5 7 (3.48%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.99%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.49%) CESG
8 4 (1.99%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.99%) RIA
9 3 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.49%) Ergonomics
9 3 (1.49%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.49%) Psychology
10 2 (1.00%) ASIC
10 2 (1.00%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.00%) Neural Network
10 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.41%) Windows
2 16 (7.96%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.97%) Linux
4 8 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.48%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.99%) Unix
8 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.00%) Solaris
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.43%) ITIL
2 27 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.94%) Software Engineering
4 23 (11.44%) Change Management
5 19 (9.45%) Scrum
6 17 (8.46%) Problem Management
6 17 (8.46%) SDLC
7 16 (7.96%) Service Management
8 15 (7.46%) Information Security
8 15 (7.46%) Programme Management
8 15 (7.46%) UML
9 14 (6.97%) System Testing
10 13 (6.47%) Configuration Management
11 12 (5.97%) Analytics
11 12 (5.97%) Business Continuity
11 12 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (5.97%) Human Factors
11 12 (5.97%) Web Development
12 11 (5.47%) Coaching
12 11 (5.47%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.94%) C
1 26 (12.94%) C++
2 22 (10.95%) C#
2 22 (10.95%) SQL
3 18 (8.96%) Java
4 13 (6.47%) Ada
5 12 (5.97%) Perl
6 10 (4.98%) Python
7 9 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 9 (4.48%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.99%) Ada 83
9 6 (2.99%) Ada 95
10 4 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.49%) PHP
12 2 (1.00%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.00%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (53.73%) Security Cleared
2 70 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 37 (18.41%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.46%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (6.97%) Degree
6 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (2.99%) MCTS
8 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.99%) CISSP
9 4 (1.99%) ISEB
10 3 (1.49%) APMP
10 3 (1.49%) CCNA
10 3 (1.49%) CCNP
10 3 (1.49%) CLAS
11 2 (1.00%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.00%) CCDP
11 2 (1.00%) CCIE
11 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.48%) Def Stans
2 8 (3.98%) DO-178B
3 7 (3.48%) IEC 61508
3 7 (3.48%) MISRA
3 7 (3.48%) MISRA C
3 7 (3.48%) QA
4 5 (2.49%) ISO26262
5 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.49%) SLA
6 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.50%) ARP4754
7 1 (0.50%) ARP4761
7 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.50%) DO-254
System Software
1 30 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 24 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.00%) Firmware
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.99%) WSUS
3 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.00%) Kibana
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.42%) VMware
3 16 (7.96%) Oracle
4 15 (7.46%) HP
5 9 (4.48%) Xerox
6 8 (3.98%) Cisco
7 7 (3.48%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.99%) CA
9 5 (2.49%) i2
10 4 (1.99%) IBM
10 4 (1.99%) Lotus
11 2 (1.00%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.00%) Facebook
11 2 (1.00%) Google
11 2 (1.00%) Remedy
11 2 (1.00%) SAP
11 2 (1.00%) Sophos
11 2 (1.00%) Veeam
12 1 (0.50%) ArcSight
12 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
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