Period
to 18 May 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 May 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 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 526 419 615
Rank change year-on-year -107 +196 +53
Contract jobs citing Military 91 185 220
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.42% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.83% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 97 111
10th Percentile £289 £388 £305
25th Percentile £388 £413 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £462 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year -6.77% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £528 £578 £550
90th Percentile £540 £710 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 22
10th Percentile £23.00 £26.63 £37.18
25th Percentile £35.00 £34.88 £40.75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.75
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.17% +0.59%
75th Percentile £54.50 £52.50 £45.88
90th Percentile £61.00 £60.00 £46.95
UK median hourly rate £45.36 £45.00 £42.75
% change year-on-year +0.79% +5.26% +0.12%

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 24,131 22,374 44,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 52.99% 50.50% 52.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,296 14,738 29,332
10th Percentile £300 £256 £288
25th Percentile £400 £375 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.70%
75th Percentile £605 £588 £581
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 950 905 1,262
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.36 £10.86
25th Percentile £14.25 £14.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.71 £18.73
Median % change year-on-year +11.62% +5.26% +1.15%
75th Percentile £42.95 £38.75 £38.75
90th Percentile £55.10 £51.75 £49.47
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.95% +3.89%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +16 35 £438 -14.63% 49
South East +6 24 £483 +7.22% 43
East of England +23 22 £250 - 19
London -61 6 £525 +10.53% 12
North of England +30 2 - - 13
North West +17 2 - - 6
East Midlands +8 2 £275 - 2
Midlands -6 2 £275 -41.33% 10
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 60 (65.93%) Security Cleared
2 53 (58.24%) SC Cleared
3 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.37%) Social Skills
5 23 (25.27%) Degree
6 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 20 (21.98%) Windows
7 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
8 18 (19.78%) Java
9 16 (17.58%) C++
10 15 (16.48%) C#
10 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
10 15 (16.48%) Aerospace
11 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
12 13 (14.29%) Node.js
12 13 (14.29%) Web Services
12 13 (14.29%) C
13 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
13 11 (12.09%) Linux
13 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
13 11 (12.09%) Ethernet
13 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
13 11 (12.09%) Validation
13 11 (12.09%) NetBeans
13 11 (12.09%) Qt
14 10 (10.99%) Requirements Management
14 10 (10.99%) Scrum
14 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
14 10 (10.99%) .NET
14 10 (10.99%) Presentation Skills

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 2 (2.20%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.20%) Simulink
3 1 (1.10%) Solid Edge
3 1 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Azure
1 2 (2.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (1.10%) GCP
2 1 (1.10%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) Ethernet
1 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) Software-Defined Radio
3 5 (5.49%) Network Security
4 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.20%) Link 11
5 2 (2.20%) Link 16
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 2 (2.20%) VLAN
6 1 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.10%) Big Data
2 1 (1.10%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.10%) OLAP
2 1 (1.10%) OLTP
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.10%) ROLAP
2 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Eclipse
1 11 (12.09%) NetBeans
1 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.59%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.30%) JIRA
5 2 (2.20%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (26.37%) Social Skills
2 15 (16.48%) Aerospace
3 10 (10.99%) Presentation Skills
3 10 (10.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Finance
5 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.59%) Electronics
5 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Law
6 3 (3.30%) Police
6 3 (3.30%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.20%) Arabic Language
7 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 2 (2.20%) Cantonese Language
7 2 (2.20%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (2.20%) Korean Language
7 2 (2.20%) Legal
7 2 (2.20%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (2.20%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (16.48%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (8.79%) Developer
3 7 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Analyst
5 4 (4.40%) Development Specialist
5 4 (4.40%) Network Specialist
5 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Author
6 3 (3.30%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 3 (3.30%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (3.30%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (2.20%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 2 (2.20%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (2.20%) Regulatory Compliance Manager
7 2 (2.20%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.20%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.20%) Technical Author
7 2 (2.20%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) Node.js
1 13 (14.29%) Web Services
2 11 (12.09%) Qt
3 10 (10.99%) .NET
4 8 (8.79%) ActiveX
4 8 (8.79%) DirectX
4 8 (8.79%) MFC
4 8 (8.79%) OpenGL
5 4 (4.40%) CSS
5 4 (4.40%) HTML
6 3 (3.30%) React
6 3 (3.30%) Spring
7 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.20%) Ember.js
7 2 (2.20%) HTML5
7 2 (2.20%) jQuery
7 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 2 (2.20%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.10%) JFC
8 1 (1.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (4.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) VHDL
4 2 (2.20%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.10%) Social Media
5 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 5 (5.49%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 14 (15.38%) Mathematics
4 11 (12.09%) Validation
5 10 (10.99%) Requirements Management
5 10 (10.99%) Scrum
6 9 (9.89%) Network Architecture
6 9 (9.89%) Project Management
7 6 (6.59%) Cryptography
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL
7 6 (6.59%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.59%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.49%) DevOps
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.49%) UML
9 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.40%) Information Security
9 4 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) Java
2 16 (17.58%) C++
3 15 (16.48%) C#
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.29%) C
5 8 (8.79%) GLSL
5 8 (8.79%) HLSL
6 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.40%) Python
8 3 (3.30%) Go
8 3 (3.30%) SQL
9 2 (2.20%) Ada
9 2 (2.20%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (65.93%) Security Cleared
2 53 (58.24%) SC Cleared
3 23 (25.27%) Degree
4 9 (9.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) ISEB
5 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.20%) GIAC
6 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.20%) SANS
7 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.10%) CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (4.40%) DO-178B
2 2 (2.20%) ECSS
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.20%) WCAG
3 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 2 (2.20%) Snort
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.40%) Nessus
2 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.10%) OPNET
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (1.10%) SCCM
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) EMC
3 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.20%) Adobe
4 2 (2.20%) SAP
4 2 (2.20%) Sophos
4 2 (2.20%) Splunk
4 2 (2.20%) Tanium
4 2 (2.20%) VMware
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle
5 1 (1.10%) Siemens