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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 489 475 457
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing Military 101 113 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.47% 0.54% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 30
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£350 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 14
Average hourly rate £44.22 £42.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.85 £30.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.22 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +15.64%

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
21531 21010 19777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.18% 39.43% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13221 12961 11968
Average daily rate £438 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £605 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 606 637
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £25.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

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 31 March 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 March 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 March 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 86 £360 -3.95% 53
South East -59 43 £375 - 23
Hampshire -29 34 £377 +0.40% 7
South West 0 26 £336 -32.80% 13
Wiltshire +12 12 £288 - 5
Hook 0 12 £400 +5.82%
North West -9 10 - - 3
Bristol -4 6 £350 -36.36% 3
Lancashire 0 5 - - 1
Scotland -4 5 £494 +16.17% 2
Surrey - 5 - - 7
West Midlands -6 4 £250 -
Gloucestershire -12 4 - - 1
Berkshire +1 3 £350 -10.25% 3
Portsmouth -2 3 - - 2
Preston +3 2 - - 1
Somerset -2 2 £500 - 1
London +1 1 £410 -18.00% 9
Dorset 0 1 - - 1
Weymouth -4 1 - -
Cheltenham -11 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £375 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £350 - 1
Wales - 1 £338 - 1
South Wales - 1 £338 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 - 3
North Wales - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 152 (68.78%) Security Cleared
2 110 (49.77%) SC Cleared
3 44 (19.91%) Windows
4 38 (17.19%) Degree
5 37 (16.74%) DV Cleared
5 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
6 29 (13.12%) C
7 25 (11.31%) Project Management
7 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
8 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (9.95%) C++
9 22 (9.95%) SQL
10 21 (9.50%) Finance
11 20 (9.05%) VMware
12 19 (8.60%) MS Office
13 18 (8.14%) JavaScript
13 18 (8.14%) X.400
13 18 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (7.69%) X.500
14 17 (7.69%) C#
14 17 (7.69%) ITIL
15 16 (7.24%) Java
15 16 (7.24%) SMTP
15 16 (7.24%) PowerShell
16 15 (6.79%) Management Information System
16 15 (6.79%) UML
17 13 (5.88%) Risk Management
17 13 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
17 13 (5.88%) Integration Testing
18 12 (5.43%) Boundary Protection

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 10 (4.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.36%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.36%) CMS
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
5 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.45%) Liferay
6 1 (0.45%) Moodle
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MS Office
2 7 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.36%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.45%) Windchill
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.26%) SAP PS
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.45%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.45%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.14%) X.400
2 17 (7.69%) X.500
3 16 (7.24%) SMTP
4 12 (5.43%) Firewall
5 6 (2.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.71%) LAN
6 5 (2.26%) LDAP
6 5 (2.26%) WAN
6 5 (2.26%) SSL
7 4 (1.81%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.81%) VoIP
7 4 (1.81%) FTP
7 4 (1.81%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.36%) DNS
8 3 (1.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.90%) SNMP
10 1 (0.45%) Intranet
10 1 (0.45%) Wireless
10 1 (0.45%) DCCP
10 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.81%) MySQL
3 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.45%) SQLite
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Big Data
5 1 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (1.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (1.81%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.36%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.90%) Maven
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.90%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.45%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.45%) Subversion
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (9.50%) Finance
2 12 (5.43%) Electronics
3 8 (3.62%) Aerospace
4 5 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Avionics
6 2 (0.90%) Publishing
6 2 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.74%) Analyst
2 25 (11.31%) Developer
3 18 (8.14%) Software Engineer
4 16 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.43%) Architect
7 11 (4.98%) Business Analyst
7 11 (4.98%) Consultant
8 10 (4.52%) Build Engineer
9 9 (4.07%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.62%) Communications Engineer
11 7 (3.17%) Programmer
12 6 (2.71%) Project Engineer
13 5 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
13 5 (2.26%) Software Developer
14 4 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (1.81%) Change Manager
14 4 (1.81%) Support Engineer
14 4 (1.81%) Java Developer
14 4 (1.81%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) .NET
2 9 (4.07%) Ajax
3 8 (3.62%) CSS
3 8 (3.62%) HTML
3 8 (3.62%) XML
3 8 (3.62%) jQuery
4 7 (3.17%) Web Services
5 6 (2.71%) JSP
6 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.81%) JSON
8 3 (1.36%) XSLT
9 2 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.90%) WF
9 2 (0.90%) GWT
9 2 (0.90%) XSL
9 2 (0.90%) JPA
9 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.90%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.90%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.71%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.71%) Physics
5 5 (2.26%) Open Source
5 5 (2.26%) Replication
5 5 (2.26%) Economics
6 4 (1.81%) PKI
7 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.90%) Biometrics
7 2 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) VAX
8 1 (0.45%) VLE
8 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.91%) Windows
2 12 (5.43%) Linux
3 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.62%) UNIX
5 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.90%) CentOS
8 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.45%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.45%) Android
9 1 (0.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.31%) Project Management
1 25 (11.31%) Software Engineering
2 18 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (7.69%) ITIL
4 15 (6.79%) UML
5 13 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 13 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 12 (5.43%) Boundary Protection
7 11 (4.98%) Time Management
7 11 (4.98%) Use Case
8 10 (4.52%) Service Management
8 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.07%) Change Management
9 9 (4.07%) Information Management
9 9 (4.07%) Document Management
10 8 (3.62%) Validation
10 8 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (3.62%) Information Security
10 8 (3.62%) System Testing
11 7 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.12%) C
2 22 (9.95%) C++
2 22 (9.95%) SQL
3 18 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 17 (7.69%) C#
5 16 (7.24%) PowerShell
5 16 (7.24%) Java
6 7 (3.17%) VBScript
7 5 (2.26%) Ada
8 4 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.81%) VBA
8 4 (1.81%) PHP
8 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.36%) Perl
9 3 (1.36%) Python
9 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.90%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 152 (68.78%) Security Cleared
2 110 (49.77%) SC Cleared
3 38 (17.19%) Degree
4 37 (16.74%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.07%) MCSE
6 5 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.36%) HND
9 2 (0.90%) CCNA
9 2 (0.90%) ISEB
9 2 (0.90%) PMP
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.90%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.45%) APMP
10 1 (0.45%) CCIA
10 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.45%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.26%) DO-178B
2 4 (1.81%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.36%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.90%) ARP4754
5 1 (0.45%) ARP4761
5 1 (0.45%) DO-254
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (4.98%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.26%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.81%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.36%) DFS Replication
6 3 (1.36%) Firmware
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.45%) Linux-HA
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (16.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.05%) VMware
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle
3 12 (5.43%) Cisco
4 11 (4.98%) Clearswift
5 8 (3.62%) SAP
6 7 (3.17%) IBM
6 7 (3.17%) CA
7 5 (2.26%) Primavera
8 4 (1.81%) F5
8 4 (1.81%) McAfee
8 4 (1.81%) EMC
9 3 (1.36%) Citrix
9 3 (1.36%) i2
10 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.90%) Dell
10 2 (0.90%) BT
10 2 (0.90%) 3Com
10 2 (0.90%) ICL
10 2 (0.90%) Google
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £40.15 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 - £10000 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fife
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago