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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Military
Rank 483 479 513
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +34
Contract jobs citing Military 123 100 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.45% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 27
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£325 £321 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £235 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £343 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.40 £30.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%

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
21857 22428 25626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.64% 42.56% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13410 13869 15253
Average daily rate £428 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 595 733
Average hourly rate £21.37 £22.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.43% -11.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.97 £47.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 117 £325 +1.40% 40
South East +4 60 £350 +9.37% 12
Hampshire +2 48 £375 -10.92% 3
South West -33 33 £205 -41.21% 11
Hook +12 20 £361 +13.41%
Wiltshire -12 13 £105 -71.23% 1
London +22 11 £360 +45.45% 3
Salisbury - 10 £105 -
West Midlands -12 5 - - 2
East of England -25 5 £313 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 5 £313 - 2
Middlesex 0 4 £315 +1.61% 2
Gloucestershire -17 4 £423 - 2
Bristol -27 4 £450 +40.18% 8
Surrey -2 2 £248 -
Somerset -16 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £313 -
City of London +17 1 £320 +84.17%
Portsmouth 0 1 £405 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £475 - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 201 (82.04%) Security Cleared
2 124 (50.61%) SC Cleared
3 63 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 46 (18.78%) Windows
4 46 (18.78%) DV Cleared
5 41 (16.73%) MS Excel
6 39 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 34 (13.88%) Degree
8 31 (12.65%) C
9 29 (11.84%) Oracle
9 29 (11.84%) UML
10 28 (11.43%) X.400
10 28 (11.43%) X.500
11 27 (11.02%) Management Information System
12 24 (9.80%) Project Management
13 22 (8.98%) ITIL
13 22 (8.98%) Requirements Management
14 20 (8.16%) Electronics
15 19 (7.76%) Firewall
15 19 (7.76%) MS Office
15 19 (7.76%) SQL
15 19 (7.76%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (7.35%) UNIX
17 17 (6.94%) Linux
17 17 (6.94%) SharePoint
17 17 (6.94%) MS Exchange
17 17 (6.94%) SMTP
17 17 (6.94%) Java
17 17 (6.94%) Configuration Management
17 17 (6.94%) Validation

Military
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (6.94%) SharePoint
1 17 (6.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.08%) IIS
3 8 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.63%) Lync
6 3 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (1.22%) SAS
7 2 (0.82%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (16.73%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.76%) MS Office
3 8 (3.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) CATIA
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.04%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.41%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.43%) X.400
1 28 (11.43%) X.500
2 19 (7.76%) Firewall
3 17 (6.94%) SMTP
4 11 (4.49%) HTTP
5 9 (3.67%) Network Security
5 9 (3.67%) Internet
6 8 (3.27%) FTP
7 6 (2.45%) SAN
7 6 (2.45%) S/MIME
7 6 (2.45%) LDAP
8 3 (1.22%) LAN
8 3 (1.22%) WAN
9 2 (0.82%) DNS
9 2 (0.82%) VoIP
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.41%) NAS
10 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.41%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (3.27%) SQL Server
1 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.22%) Big Data
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle OWB
5 3 (1.22%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.82%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (7.76%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.63%) RequisitePro
5 3 (1.22%) Automake
5 3 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.82%) Toad
6 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.82%) Hudson
7 1 (0.41%) Subversion
7 1 (0.41%) NUnit
7 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) ProC
General
1 20 (8.16%) Electronics
2 12 (4.90%) Aerospace
3 6 (2.45%) Finance
3 6 (2.45%) Avionics
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.82%) Automotive
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Games
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (13.06%) Analyst
2 25 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (10.20%) Architect
3 17 (6.94%) Software Engineer
4 15 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.31%) Design Engineer
6 12 (4.90%) Developer
6 12 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.49%) Consultant
8 10 (4.08%) Tester
8 10 (4.08%) Test Engineer
9 8 (3.27%) Business Analyst
9 8 (3.27%) Programme Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Messaging Engineer
11 6 (2.45%) Systems Test Engineer
11 6 (2.45%) Principal Engineer
11 6 (2.45%) Principal Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.04%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.04%) Service Analyst
12 5 (2.04%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.90%) .NET
1 12 (4.90%) XML
2 6 (2.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.45%) JSP
3 4 (1.63%) HTML
3 4 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.22%) REST
4 3 (1.22%) Classic ASP
4 3 (1.22%) XSLT
4 3 (1.22%) STL
4 3 (1.22%) Middleware
5 2 (0.82%) Swing
5 2 (0.82%) CSS
5 2 (0.82%) jQuery
5 2 (0.82%) Ajax
6 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.41%) JSF
6 1 (0.41%) JFC
6 1 (0.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.02%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.27%) Mathematics
2 8 (3.27%) Physics
3 4 (1.63%) Firmware
3 4 (1.63%) Replication
3 4 (1.63%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (1.22%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.22%) CESG
4 3 (1.22%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (1.22%) NHS
5 2 (0.82%) GIS
5 2 (0.82%) CMDB
5 2 (0.82%) Economics
6 1 (0.41%) Open Source
6 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.41%) Wiki
6 1 (0.41%) Blog
6 1 (0.41%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.78%) Windows
2 18 (7.35%) UNIX
3 17 (6.94%) Linux
4 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.22%) Debian
8 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.92%) Software Engineering
2 29 (11.84%) UML
3 24 (9.80%) Project Management
4 22 (8.98%) ITIL
4 22 (8.98%) Requirements Management
5 17 (6.94%) Configuration Management
5 17 (6.94%) Validation
6 14 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 13 (5.31%) Integration Testing
7 13 (5.31%) Migration
7 13 (5.31%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.49%) Change Control
8 11 (4.49%) Service Management
9 10 (4.08%) SOA
9 10 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.08%) Information Management
10 9 (3.67%) OO
11 8 (3.27%) Change Management
11 8 (3.27%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 31 (12.65%) C
2 19 (7.76%) SQL
3 17 (6.94%) Java
4 16 (6.53%) VBScript
4 16 (6.53%) PowerShell
5 14 (5.71%) C++
6 11 (4.49%) MATLAB
7 7 (2.86%) VBA
7 7 (2.86%) C#
7 7 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) Perl
10 1 (0.41%) PHP
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.41%) VC++
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 201 (82.04%) Security Cleared
2 124 (50.61%) SC Cleared
3 46 (18.78%) DV Cleared
4 34 (13.88%) Degree
5 8 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.86%) MCSE
7 6 (2.45%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (2.04%) MOS
8 5 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (2.04%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.22%) CBAP
9 3 (1.22%) BC Cleared
9 3 (1.22%) MBA
9 3 (1.22%) CISA
9 3 (1.22%) CISM
9 3 (1.22%) ISEB
9 3 (1.22%) CISSP
10 2 (0.82%) HND
10 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (6.53%) Forefront TMG
2 15 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.22%) SCCM
3 3 (1.22%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.82%) MOM
4 2 (0.82%) Netcool
Vendors
1 63 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.84%) Oracle
3 16 (6.53%) VMware
4 12 (4.90%) HP
4 12 (4.90%) IBM
4 12 (4.90%) Clearswift
5 7 (2.86%) EMC
6 6 (2.45%) Cisco
7 5 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.04%) Adobe
7 5 (2.04%) Remedy
8 4 (1.63%) ESRI
8 4 (1.63%) ICL
9 3 (1.22%) Open Text
9 3 (1.22%) SAP
9 3 (1.22%) NetApp
9 3 (1.22%) Intel
9 3 (1.22%) Software AG
9 3 (1.22%) McAfee
9 3 (1.22%) TIBCO
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