Period
to 18 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Military over the 6 months to 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Military
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 560 389 519
Rank change year-on-year -171 +130 +180
Contract jobs citing Military 182 100 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.70% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 54 167
10th Percentile £369 £269 £332
25th Percentile £468 £382 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £548 £444 £450
Median % change year-on-year +23.38% -1.39% +5.88%
75th Percentile £638 £547 £532
90th Percentile £718 £625 £630
UK median daily rate £525 £444 £450
% change year-on-year +18.31% -1.39% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 19
10th Percentile £23.00 £26.20 £39.80
25th Percentile £33.85 £33.75 £41.75
Median hourly rate £53.13 £45.00 £48.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.07% -6.25% +30.61%
75th Percentile £62.25 " £50.00
90th Percentile £76.75 £45.10 £52.80
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +8.89% +1.12% +36.92%

Military is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,916 14,233 39,763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.51% 53.57% 51.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,566 9,757 26,123
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
25th Percentile £413 £381 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £575
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,226 465 1,334
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.13
25th Percentile £13.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £18.79 £22.00 £18.75
Median % change year-on-year -14.61% +17.36% +4.05%
75th Percentile £42.45 £42.00 £39.69
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.50 £50.18
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +7.28%

Military
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Military as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Military in England

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Military in England.

Daily rate trend for Military in England

Military
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Military in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Military in England

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Military in England.

Hourly rate trend for Military in England

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Military in England over the 6 months to 18 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Military in England

Military
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the England region over the 6 months to 18 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -29 57 £525 +31.25% 61
South East -54 48 £568 +16.41% 55
East of England -38 33 £563 -6.25% 31
London -206 18 £215 -67.42% 9
Midlands -77 12 £575 +12.20% 18
West Midlands -64 10 £575 +12.20% 6
North of England -74 6 £450 +9.09% 29
Yorkshire -48 4 £425 +3.03% 8
East Midlands -37 2 - - 12
North West - 2 £475 - 20
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Military also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Military.

1 128 (70.33%) Security Cleared
2 99 (54.40%) SC Cleared
3 62 (34.07%) Social Skills
4 51 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
6 35 (19.23%) Windows
6 35 (19.23%) Degree
7 34 (18.68%) Linux
8 32 (17.58%) DV Cleared
9 29 (15.93%) Aerospace
10 27 (14.84%) Software Engineering
10 27 (14.84%) JavaScript
10 27 (14.84%) Project Management
11 26 (14.29%) Java
11 26 (14.29%) Scrum
11 26 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (13.74%) Web Services
12 25 (13.74%) Git (software)
13 23 (12.64%) Node.js
14 21 (11.54%) Eclipse
14 21 (11.54%) Mathematics
15 20 (10.99%) Ethernet
15 20 (10.99%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (10.44%) C++
17 18 (9.89%) .NET
17 18 (9.89%) NetBeans
17 18 (9.89%) Validation
18 17 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (9.34%) MFC
18 17 (9.34%) Visual Studio

Military
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.40%) CMS
2 7 (3.85%) IIS
3 6 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) Moodle
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.20%) Simulink
4 4 (2.20%) Windchill
5 3 (1.65%) CATIA
6 2 (1.10%) FrameMaker
6 2 (1.10%) Inkscape
6 2 (1.10%) Solid Edge
6 2 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.10%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.55%) Primavera
2 1 (0.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.85%) GitHub
2 6 (3.30%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.10%) AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Azure
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.55%) GCP
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.99%) Ethernet
2 17 (9.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.04%) Network Security
4 9 (4.95%) Firewall
5 8 (4.40%) 5G
6 7 (3.85%) 4G
6 7 (3.85%) LAN
6 7 (3.85%) VoIP
7 6 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.30%) DHCP
8 5 (2.75%) BGP
8 5 (2.75%) DNS
8 5 (2.75%) OSPF
9 4 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.20%) FTP
9 4 (2.20%) IPsec
9 4 (2.20%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (2.20%) SSL
9 4 (2.20%) VPN
10 3 (1.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.40%) NoSQL
1 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.20%) Metadata
4 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (13.74%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 18 (9.89%) NetBeans
4 17 (9.34%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (3.85%) Postman
7 4 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.10%) JIRA
9 2 (1.10%) Selenium
10 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.55%) JUnit
10 1 (0.55%) Maven
10 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.55%) Subversion
10 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.55%) TestNG
General
1 62 (34.07%) Social Skills
2 29 (15.93%) Aerospace
3 20 (10.99%) Presentation Skills
4 17 (9.34%) Public Sector
5 15 (8.24%) Finance
6 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.95%) Organisational Skills
7 9 (4.95%) Telecoms
8 8 (4.40%) Automotive
8 8 (4.40%) Police
9 7 (3.85%) Manufacturing
10 5 (2.75%) Electronics
11 3 (1.65%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.65%) Marketing
11 3 (1.65%) Retail
12 2 (1.10%) Law
13 1 (0.55%) Avionics
13 1 (0.55%) Games
13 1 (0.55%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (11.54%) Architect
2 20 (10.99%) Project Manager
3 15 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (6.59%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (5.49%) Developer
6 8 (4.40%) Security Engineer
7 6 (3.30%) Administrator
7 6 (3.30%) CMS Consultant
7 6 (3.30%) Consultant
7 6 (3.30%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 6 (3.30%) Senior Manager
7 6 (3.30%) Sitecore Consultant
7 6 (3.30%) Software Engineer
7 6 (3.30%) Web Administrator
7 6 (3.30%) Web Consultant
7 6 (3.30%) Web Editor
7 6 (3.30%) Website Editor
8 5 (2.75%) Author
8 5 (2.75%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (2.75%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.74%) Web Services
2 23 (12.64%) Node.js
3 18 (9.89%) .NET
4 17 (9.34%) ActiveX
4 17 (9.34%) DirectX
4 17 (9.34%) MFC
4 17 (9.34%) OpenGL
4 17 (9.34%) Qt
5 15 (8.24%) HTML
6 9 (4.95%) CSS
7 8 (4.40%) JSON
8 7 (3.85%) RESTful
9 4 (2.20%) Play Framework
9 4 (2.20%) Software Packaging
10 3 (1.65%) XML
11 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.10%) JFC
11 2 (1.10%) Middleware
11 2 (1.10%) Spring
11 2 (1.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.95%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.85%) User Experience
5 6 (3.30%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.20%) VHDL
8 3 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.65%) PKI
8 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.65%) Social Media
8 3 (1.65%) Verilog
9 1 (0.55%) BYOD
9 1 (0.55%) CCTV
9 1 (0.55%) CMDB
9 1 (0.55%) FMCG
9 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Windows
2 34 (18.68%) Linux
3 5 (2.75%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.65%) Android
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.84%) Project Management
2 27 (14.84%) Software Engineering
3 26 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (14.29%) Scrum
4 21 (11.54%) Mathematics
5 18 (9.89%) Validation
6 17 (9.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (9.34%) Synthetic Environment
7 16 (8.79%) ITIL
8 15 (8.24%) Systems Engineering
9 14 (7.69%) Service Management
10 12 (6.59%) Release Management
11 11 (6.04%) DevOps
11 11 (6.04%) SIEM
12 10 (5.49%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (5.49%) Decision-Making
12 10 (5.49%) NsoIT
13 9 (4.95%) Analytics
13 9 (4.95%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.84%) JavaScript
2 26 (14.29%) Java
3 19 (10.44%) C++
4 17 (9.34%) C#
4 17 (9.34%) GLSL
4 17 (9.34%) HLSL
5 12 (6.59%) Python
6 11 (6.04%) C
7 7 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.30%) Go
9 5 (2.75%) R
9 5 (2.75%) Ruby
9 5 (2.75%) SQL
10 4 (2.20%) MATLAB
10 4 (2.20%) Scala
11 3 (1.65%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.55%) Java 8
13 1 (0.55%) Perl
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 128 (70.33%) Security Cleared
2 99 (54.40%) SC Cleared
3 35 (19.23%) Degree
4 32 (17.58%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (3.85%) CCNP
5 7 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.65%) CISSP
6 3 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.10%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.55%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) CCIE
8 1 (0.55%) CCIE Wireless
8 1 (0.55%) CCNA
8 1 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.55%) IISP
8 1 (0.55%) ISEB
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) QA
2 9 (4.95%) Accessibility
3 8 (4.40%) WCAG
4 6 (3.30%) PMO
4 6 (3.30%) SLA
5 4 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (2.20%) NCSC
6 3 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.65%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.65%) DO-178B
6 3 (1.65%) DO-254
6 3 (1.65%) RMADS
7 2 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (1.10%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.55%) ECSS
8 1 (0.55%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.55%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.55%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.55%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.20%) Docker
2 4 (2.20%) Firmware
3 3 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.65%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Ansible
2 4 (2.20%) SCCM
3 3 (1.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.65%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.10%) Nessus
4 2 (1.10%) OPNET
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
4 2 (1.10%) vRealize
4 2 (1.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.55%) Nmap
5 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.14%) Cisco
3 12 (6.59%) Oracle
4 7 (3.85%) Adobe
4 7 (3.85%) VMware
5 6 (3.30%) Google
5 6 (3.30%) McAfee
5 6 (3.30%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.20%) SAP
7 3 (1.65%) Actel
7 3 (1.65%) Altera
7 3 (1.65%) Intel
7 3 (1.65%) Microsemi
7 3 (1.65%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.65%) Xilinx
8 2 (1.10%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.10%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (1.10%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.10%) Siemens