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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 481 500 521
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +21
Contract jobs citing Military 132 84 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 39
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£330 £349 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% +16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £355 £309
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +14.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 20
Average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £34.40 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
22326 22025 25607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 42.36% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13593 13654 15130
Average daily rate £435 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 596 745
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -17.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -27.19%

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 18 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +16 126 £330 -3.64% 43
South East +21 58 £350 -5.40% 22
Hampshire +9 48 £350 -19.63% 10
South West -19 44 £313 -8.75% 12
Hook +13 24 £347 -17.46% 2
Wiltshire -10 12 £105 -71.23% 2
Gloucestershire -7 11 £418 - 4
Salisbury - 10 £105 -
London +1 9 £360 +105.71% 2
Bristol -20 9 £280 -13.97% 4
East of England -24 8 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 7 £300 - 1
West Midlands -15 4 - - 2
Middlesex - 4 £298 - 4
Gloucester -8 3 £428 - 1
Devon - 3 £330 - 1
Somerset -16 2 - - 1
North East -39 2 £205 -23.86%
Plymouth - 2 £330 - 1
Surrey +1 1 - -
Bedfordshire -15 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £313 -
North West - 1 £475 - 3
Scotland - 1 £400 - 2
Farnborough - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 206 (81.75%) Security Cleared
2 130 (51.59%) SC Cleared
3 65 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 54 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 53 (21.03%) Windows
6 41 (16.27%) MS Excel
7 34 (13.49%) Software Engineering
8 31 (12.30%) Degree
9 29 (11.51%) X.400
9 29 (11.51%) X.500
10 27 (10.71%) Project Management
11 26 (10.32%) UML
11 26 (10.32%) SharePoint
11 26 (10.32%) C
12 25 (9.92%) ITIL
12 25 (9.92%) Management Information System
13 23 (9.13%) UNIX
13 23 (9.13%) Oracle
13 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (8.73%) Requirements Management
14 22 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (8.73%) MS Exchange
15 21 (8.33%) Firewall
16 20 (7.94%) MS Office
17 19 (7.54%) Rational DOORS
18 18 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
18 18 (7.14%) PowerShell
18 18 (7.14%) SMTP
18 18 (7.14%) Active Directory
18 18 (7.14%) VMware

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 26 (10.32%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.73%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.97%) IIS
5 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.17%) Lync
6 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
7 3 (1.19%) SAS
8 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 41 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.94%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.40%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.40%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.98%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.79%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.40%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.40%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.51%) X.400
1 29 (11.51%) X.500
2 21 (8.33%) Firewall
3 18 (7.14%) SMTP
4 12 (4.76%) HTTP
5 10 (3.97%) Internet
6 9 (3.57%) Network Security
6 9 (3.57%) FTP
6 9 (3.57%) SAN
7 6 (2.38%) S/MIME
7 6 (2.38%) LDAP
8 3 (1.19%) LAN
8 3 (1.19%) WAN
9 2 (0.79%) VoIP
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.40%) NAS
10 1 (0.40%) MPLS
10 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.40%) VPN
10 1 (0.40%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.19%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 19 (7.54%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
2 4 (1.59%) RequisitePro
3 3 (1.19%) Automake
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.40%) ProC
General
1 15 (5.95%) Electronics
2 13 (5.16%) Aerospace
3 9 (3.57%) Finance
4 6 (2.38%) Avionics
5 3 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
7 1 (0.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (14.29%) Analyst
2 25 (9.92%) Architect
2 25 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
3 17 (6.75%) Project Manager
4 15 (5.95%) Software Engineer
5 13 (5.16%) Consultant
6 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.37%) Design Engineer
7 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
8 10 (3.97%) Developer
9 9 (3.57%) Programme Manager
10 8 (3.17%) Business Analyst
10 8 (3.17%) Support Analyst
11 7 (2.78%) Support Engineer
11 7 (2.78%) Tester
11 7 (2.78%) Administrator
12 6 (2.38%) Hardware Engineer
12 6 (2.38%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.38%) Systems Test Engineer
12 6 (2.38%) Principal Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.16%) XML
2 10 (3.97%) .NET
3 6 (2.38%) JSP
4 5 (1.98%) Web Services
5 3 (1.19%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.19%) REST
5 3 (1.19%) Middleware
5 3 (1.19%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.19%) XSLT
5 3 (1.19%) HTML
5 3 (1.19%) STL
6 2 (0.79%) Swing
7 1 (0.40%) SOAP
7 1 (0.40%) SGML
7 1 (0.40%) JSF
7 1 (0.40%) JFC
7 1 (0.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.92%) Management Information System
2 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.38%) Physics
5 4 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.59%) Firmware
5 4 (1.59%) CMDB
6 3 (1.19%) Economics
6 3 (1.19%) NHS
6 3 (1.19%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.19%) Replication
6 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.79%) GIS
7 2 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (0.79%) CESG
7 2 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.40%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
8 1 (0.40%) Blog
8 1 (0.40%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 53 (21.03%) Windows
2 23 (9.13%) UNIX
3 22 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.75%) Windows 7
5 13 (5.16%) Linux
6 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.59%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.19%) Debian
9 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.49%) Software Engineering
2 27 (10.71%) Project Management
3 26 (10.32%) UML
4 25 (9.92%) ITIL
5 22 (8.73%) Requirements Management
6 17 (6.75%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.35%) Service Management
8 15 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.95%) PRINCE2
8 15 (5.95%) Risk Management
8 15 (5.95%) Validation
8 15 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (5.56%) Integration Testing
10 13 (5.16%) Migration
11 12 (4.76%) Change Control
12 10 (3.97%) SOA
12 10 (3.97%) Change Management
13 9 (3.57%) Information Management
14 8 (3.17%) MODAF
14 8 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.32%) C
2 18 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 16 (6.35%) SQL
4 14 (5.56%) VBScript
4 14 (5.56%) Java
5 12 (4.76%) C++
6 9 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 9 (3.57%) VBA
7 4 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.19%) C#
8 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.40%) PHP
9 1 (0.40%) VC++
9 1 (0.40%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 206 (81.75%) Security Cleared
2 130 (51.59%) SC Cleared
3 54 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 31 (12.30%) Degree
5 17 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.76%) MCSE
7 6 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
8 5 (1.98%) MOS
8 5 (1.98%) MCTS
9 3 (1.19%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.19%) CBAP
10 2 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.79%) MAPM
10 2 (0.79%) CISA
10 2 (0.79%) CISM
10 2 (0.79%) MBA
10 2 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 18 (7.14%) Forefront TMG
2 14 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (5.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.38%) SCCM
4 4 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.19%) MOM
6 2 (0.79%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (25.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.13%) Oracle
3 18 (7.14%) VMware
4 14 (5.56%) Clearswift
5 13 (5.16%) Remedy
6 12 (4.76%) IBM
7 11 (4.37%) HP
8 7 (2.78%) Cisco
8 7 (2.78%) EMC
9 6 (2.38%) McAfee
10 5 (1.98%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.59%) SAP
11 4 (1.59%) Adobe
11 4 (1.59%) ESRI
12 3 (1.19%) Open Text
12 3 (1.19%) TIBCO
12 3 (1.19%) Symantec
12 3 (1.19%) Lumension
12 3 (1.19%) ICL
12 3 (1.19%) Intel
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