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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 476 488 473
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Military 145 124 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 38
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£325 £349 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.80% -5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £549 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 15 12
Average hourly rate £46.00 £34.32 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.03% -14.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.89 £27.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.42 £34.32 £35.79
% change year-on-year
+26.50% -4.09%

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
22901 21104 21985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.27% 38.62% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14647 13020 13447
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 549 632
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.47 £41.03 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 -19 121 £345 -0.71% 48
South East -7 60 £368 +5.00% 19
South West -8 40 £345 -12.10% 12
Hampshire -17 39 £370 +5.71% 4
Hook +6 17 £341 -2.00%
Bristol +3 14 £370 -17.77%
London +2 12 £300 -6.25% 6
Surrey +8 11 - - 5
Scotland - 11 £313 -
New Malden - 9 - -
Wiltshire -11 8 £372 +143.93% 4
Gosport +15 7 £475 - 1
Gloucestershire +5 7 - -
Dorset +4 6 - - 5
Filton - 6 - -
Berkshire +8 4 - - 3
Kent - 4 £250 -
Fife - 4 - -
East of England 0 3 £348 +11.20% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 3 £190 -7.31%
North East -24 3 £190 -7.31%
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £190 -7.31%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £148 -
Corsham - 3 £325 - 1
Somerset +2 2 - - 2
Salisbury +1 2 - - 1
Yeovil -6 2 - - 1
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 2
Edinburgh - 2 £313 -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 154 (60.63%) Security Cleared
2 110 (43.31%) SC Cleared
3 52 (20.47%) Software Engineering
4 48 (18.90%) C#
5 47 (18.50%) Windows
6 44 (17.32%) Degree
7 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (14.17%) Linux
8 36 (14.17%) Rational DOORS
9 35 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (13.39%) SQL
11 33 (12.99%) Java
12 32 (12.60%) UML
13 30 (11.81%) .NET
13 30 (11.81%) Microsoft
14 29 (11.42%) VMware
15 28 (11.02%) Project Management
16 27 (10.63%) DV Cleared
17 23 (9.06%) C++
18 20 (7.87%) C
18 20 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (7.48%) Finance
19 19 (7.48%) Management Information System
20 18 (7.09%) Apache
20 18 (7.09%) Ada
21 17 (6.69%) Cisco
21 17 (6.69%) Eclipse
21 17 (6.69%) Tomcat
21 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
21 17 (6.69%) SDLC

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 18 (7.09%) Apache
2 17 (6.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.39%) Moodle
7 1 (0.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (4.72%) MS Office
2 10 (3.94%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.97%) Windchill
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.39%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.39%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.51%) X.400
1 14 (5.51%) Firewall
2 12 (4.72%) SMTP
3 11 (4.33%) VoIP
3 11 (4.33%) X.500
4 9 (3.54%) LAN
5 8 (3.15%) Network Security
6 6 (2.36%) SAN
6 6 (2.36%) WAN
7 5 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (1.97%) 4G
8 3 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.18%) SNMP
9 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.79%) DNS
9 2 (0.79%) Internet
9 2 (0.79%) 3G
9 2 (0.79%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.79%) WiMAX
9 2 (0.79%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.79%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) Big Data
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (14.17%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (6.69%) Eclipse
3 5 (1.97%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.79%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.79%) NUnit
5 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) JIRA
6 1 (0.39%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 19 (7.48%) Finance
2 10 (3.94%) Electronics
3 5 (1.97%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.57%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Avionics
5 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) French Language
6 2 (0.79%) German Language
6 2 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (14.96%) Software Engineer
2 37 (14.57%) Analyst
3 24 (9.45%) Architect
4 23 (9.06%) Developer
5 19 (7.48%) Systems Engineer
6 18 (7.09%) Project Manager
7 11 (4.33%) Systems Architect
8 10 (3.94%) Consultant
9 9 (3.54%) Network Engineer
9 9 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 9 (3.54%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (3.15%) Test Engineer
11 7 (2.76%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.76%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.36%) Programme Manager
12 6 (2.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.36%) Security Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) Project Engineer
12 6 (2.36%) Requirements Analyst
13 5 (1.97%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (11.81%) .NET
2 16 (6.30%) CSS
2 16 (6.30%) HTML
3 15 (5.91%) JSP
4 12 (4.72%) XML
5 7 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.36%) jQuery
7 5 (1.97%) Web Services
7 5 (1.97%) XSLT
8 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.18%) Ajax
10 2 (0.79%) XML-RPC
10 2 (0.79%) Middleware
10 2 (0.79%) XSL
10 2 (0.79%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.79%) WF
11 1 (0.39%) HTML5
11 1 (0.39%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.97%) Economics
5 3 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.39%) Physics
7 1 (0.39%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 47 (18.50%) Windows
2 36 (14.17%) Linux
3 11 (4.33%) UNIX
4 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.57%) HPUX
7 2 (0.79%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.79%) CentOS
7 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.47%) Software Engineering
2 35 (13.78%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (12.60%) UML
4 28 (11.02%) Project Management
5 17 (6.69%) SDLC
6 16 (6.30%) Requirements Management
7 14 (5.51%) Web Development
7 14 (5.51%) Time Management
7 14 (5.51%) OO
8 13 (5.12%) ITIL
9 12 (4.72%) Service Management
9 12 (4.72%) Use Case
10 11 (4.33%) Information Security
10 11 (4.33%) Scrum
10 11 (4.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (3.54%) Change Control
11 9 (3.54%) Validation
11 9 (3.54%) Configuration Management
11 9 (3.54%) MODAF
12 8 (3.15%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.90%) C#
2 34 (13.39%) SQL
3 33 (12.99%) Java
4 23 (9.06%) C++
5 20 (7.87%) C
6 18 (7.09%) Ada
7 13 (5.12%) Python
8 11 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.33%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.54%) VBScript
10 7 (2.76%) VB
10 7 (2.76%) VBA
11 5 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.79%) Perl
14 2 (0.79%) PHP
14 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.39%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 154 (60.63%) Security Cleared
2 110 (43.31%) SC Cleared
3 44 (17.32%) Degree
4 27 (10.63%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.36%) HND
6 5 (1.97%) CCNP
6 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.57%) PMP
7 4 (1.57%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.57%) CCNA
7 4 (1.57%) APMP
8 3 (1.18%) HNC
8 3 (1.18%) CISSP
8 3 (1.18%) CISM
9 2 (0.79%) ISEB
10 1 (0.39%) CCA
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.39%) CCEA
10 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.97%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.57%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.18%) DO-254
3 3 (1.18%) ARP4754
3 3 (1.18%) ARP4761
System Software
1 20 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.36%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.18%) Netcool
3 2 (0.79%) OVSD
4 1 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 30 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.42%) VMware
3 17 (6.69%) Cisco
4 11 (4.33%) Oracle
5 8 (3.15%) HP
5 8 (3.15%) Citrix
5 8 (3.15%) Clearswift
5 8 (3.15%) SolarWinds
6 7 (2.76%) i2
7 6 (2.36%) Juniper
8 5 (1.97%) ArcSight
8 5 (1.97%) EMC
9 3 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (0.79%) Dell
10 2 (0.79%) NetApp
10 2 (0.79%) Remedy
10 2 (0.79%) 3Com
10 2 (0.79%) ICL
11 1 (0.39%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.39%) Lumension
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