The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Military over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 122 108 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs citing Military 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the General category 0.39% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £379 £333
% change year-on-year
-0.26% +13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.48 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +13.33%
Military
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
775 782 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.12% 33.45% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 332 219
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 68 65
Average hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

Military
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Military across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Military Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Military
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Military across the West Midlands region.

Military Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Military
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Military across the West Midlands region.

Military Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Military
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Shropshire -6 3 £280 -
Military
England

Military
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Finance

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Radio Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu