Period
to 19 August 2019

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 19 August 2019 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 549 681 615
Rank change year-on-year +132 -66 +68
Contract jobs citing Military 262 182 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 80 126
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +19.29%
10th Percentile £330 £269 £239
90th Percentile £637 £525 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 40
England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +10.59% +10.39%
10th Percentile £35.50 £26.50 £12.01
90th Percentile £49.65 £53.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.32% +10.59% +2.41%

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 32,236 37,776 38,788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.18% 40.46% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,041 24,864 25,726
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £303 £298 £280
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 966 951
England median hourly rate £23.07 £22.61 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +2.77% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.31 £11.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.70% -2.67% +7.14%

Military
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Military in England

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Military in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Military in England

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Military in England

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Military in England

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor 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 19 August 2019. 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 +13 106 £450 -1.53% 59
South East +60 75 £475 +11.76% 70
East of England +21 30 £50 -89.47% 36
London +60 27 £450 +63.64% 15
Midlands +29 22 £525 +23.53% 22
West Midlands +24 19 £525 +23.53% 10
East Midlands - 3 £370 - 12
North of England +23 2 £510 +70.00% 11
Yorkshire +12 1 £510 +70.00% 1
North West +11 1 - - 9
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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.

1 208 (79.39%) Security Cleared
2 160 (61.07%) SC Cleared
3 79 (30.15%) Microsoft
4 74 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (25.57%) C++
5 67 (25.57%) Software Engineering
6 63 (24.05%) DV Cleared
7 62 (23.66%) Degree
8 61 (23.28%) Windows
9 57 (21.76%) C#
10 53 (20.23%) .NET
11 46 (17.56%) Aerospace
12 45 (17.18%) Java
13 44 (16.79%) JavaScript
13 44 (16.79%) Linux
14 43 (16.41%) C
14 43 (16.41%) Visual Studio
15 42 (16.03%) TCP/IP
15 42 (16.03%) Scrum
16 40 (15.27%) Web Services
16 40 (15.27%) Eclipse
17 39 (14.89%) Mathematics
18 37 (14.12%) Qt
18 37 (14.12%) Node.js
18 37 (14.12%) Ethernet
18 37 (14.12%) NetBeans
19 35 (13.36%) Public Sector
20 33 (12.60%) Git (software)
21 32 (12.21%) GLSL
21 32 (12.21%) HLSL

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 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.67%) Documentum
3 5 (1.91%) Captiva
4 4 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.15%) Apache
5 3 (1.15%) Confluence
6 2 (0.76%) IIS
6 2 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (6.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.20%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.05%) Simulink
4 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.76%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.76%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.03%) TCP/IP
2 37 (14.12%) Ethernet
3 25 (9.54%) Internet
4 23 (8.78%) DNS
5 12 (4.58%) DHCP
5 12 (4.58%) Wireless
6 10 (3.82%) SNMP
7 9 (3.44%) WAN
8 4 (1.53%) 4G
8 4 (1.53%) RS-232
8 4 (1.53%) SMTP
8 4 (1.53%) VPN
8 4 (1.53%) X.400
9 3 (1.15%) Multicast
9 3 (1.15%) RS-485
10 2 (0.76%) Firewall
10 2 (0.76%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.76%) Modbus
10 2 (0.76%) Network Security
10 2 (0.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.82%) MS Access
3 5 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.53%) Big Data
5 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.76%) InfluxDB
6 2 (0.76%) OpenTSDB
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.76%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (0.76%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.38%) EDMS
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (16.41%) Visual Studio
2 40 (15.27%) Eclipse
3 37 (14.12%) NetBeans
4 33 (12.60%) Git (software)
5 18 (6.87%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (3.82%) JIRA
7 5 (1.91%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.76%) gcov
8 2 (0.76%) Rational Team Concert
8 2 (0.76%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.38%) MSTest
9 1 (0.38%) NUnit
9 1 (0.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (17.56%) Aerospace
2 35 (13.36%) Public Sector
3 29 (11.07%) Finance
4 18 (6.87%) Electronics
5 15 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.58%) Marketing
7 11 (4.20%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.91%) Legal
9 4 (1.53%) Avionics
9 4 (1.53%) Police
10 2 (0.76%) Games
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Billing
11 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (10.69%) Software Engineer
2 22 (8.40%) Developer
2 22 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
3 20 (7.63%) Analyst
4 17 (6.49%) Project Manager
5 14 (5.34%) C++ Software Engineer
5 14 (5.34%) Consultant
6 12 (4.58%) Business Analyst
6 12 (4.58%) C Software Engineer
6 12 (4.58%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (4.58%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (4.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (4.20%) Architect
8 10 (3.82%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 10 (3.82%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.23%) .NET
2 40 (15.27%) Web Services
3 37 (14.12%) Node.js
3 37 (14.12%) Qt
4 32 (12.21%) ActiveX
4 32 (12.21%) DirectX
4 32 (12.21%) MFC
4 32 (12.21%) OpenGL
5 14 (5.34%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.44%) HTML
7 6 (2.29%) JFC
8 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.91%) JPA
9 4 (1.53%) CSS
9 4 (1.53%) XML
10 3 (1.15%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.76%) jQuery
11 2 (0.76%) JSON
11 2 (0.76%) SailPoint
12 1 (0.38%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 15 (5.73%) ASIC
4 13 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.05%) User Experience
6 6 (2.29%) PMI
6 6 (2.29%) VHDL
7 5 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.91%) CPLD
7 5 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.53%) PKI
9 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.15%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.76%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.38%) Acoustics
11 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.38%) Robotics
11 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.28%) Windows
2 44 (16.79%) Linux
3 16 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.91%) Android
4 5 (1.91%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (1.91%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) Solaris
6 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.38%) Unix
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.57%) Software Engineering
3 42 (16.03%) Scrum
4 39 (14.89%) Mathematics
5 32 (12.21%) Project Management
6 30 (11.45%) Systems Engineering
7 28 (10.69%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (9.92%) ITIL
9 25 (9.54%) Configuration Management
9 25 (9.54%) PRINCE2
10 24 (9.16%) Customer Requirements
11 23 (8.78%) Service Management
11 23 (8.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.25%) Information Security
12 19 (7.25%) UML
13 18 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (6.49%) BDD
14 17 (6.49%) DevOps
14 17 (6.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.57%) C++
2 57 (21.76%) C#
3 45 (17.18%) Java
4 44 (16.79%) JavaScript
5 43 (16.41%) C
6 32 (12.21%) GLSL
6 32 (12.21%) HLSL
7 29 (11.07%) SQL
8 10 (3.82%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.82%) VBA
9 9 (3.44%) MATLAB
10 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.91%) Python
11 4 (1.53%) VB
12 3 (1.15%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.15%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.76%) Ada
13 2 (0.76%) Ada 95
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 208 (79.39%) Security Cleared
2 160 (61.07%) SC Cleared
3 63 (24.05%) DV Cleared
4 62 (23.66%) Degree
5 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.05%) MCSE
6 8 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.67%) CISA
7 7 (2.67%) CISM
7 7 (2.67%) CISSP
7 7 (2.67%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.29%) APMP
8 6 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.29%) Master's Degree
8 6 (2.29%) VCP6
9 5 (1.91%) ISEB
10 4 (1.53%) CCNA
10 4 (1.53%) HND
10 4 (1.53%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) DO-254
1 6 (2.29%) QA
2 5 (1.91%) Def Stans
2 5 (1.91%) DO-178B
2 5 (1.91%) RMADS
3 4 (1.53%) ARP4754
3 4 (1.53%) ARP4761
3 4 (1.53%) HAZOP
3 4 (1.53%) IEC 61508
3 4 (1.53%) JSP 440
4 3 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) NIST
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.76%) MISRA
System Software
1 10 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.67%) Firmware
2 7 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.76%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.29%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 3 (1.15%) WSUS
4 2 (0.76%) Consul
4 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.76%) Mesos
4 2 (0.76%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.38%) Packer
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 79 (30.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.40%) Google
3 20 (7.63%) Apple
4 18 (6.87%) Oracle
5 14 (5.34%) SAP
6 11 (4.20%) VMware
7 10 (3.82%) Cisco
8 6 (2.29%) NetIQ
9 5 (1.91%) Micro Focus
9 5 (1.91%) OpenText
9 5 (1.91%) Telerik
10 4 (1.53%) Remedy
11 3 (1.15%) BT
11 3 (1.15%) Lumension
11 3 (1.15%) Mentor Graphics
12 2 (0.76%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.76%) Siemens
12 2 (0.76%) Splunk
13 1 (0.38%) Palo Alto