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 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Military
Rank 119 111 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Military 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.12% 1.11% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£85 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £366
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £36.64
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -4.48%
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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
807 720 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.77% 29.95% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 345 275
Average daily rate £400 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £514 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £383 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 54
Average hourly rate £31.44 £33.55 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +26.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.28 £18.30 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Military
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) PC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Fujitsu