Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 387 555 682
Rank change year-on-year +168 +127 -77
Contract jobs citing Military 128 267 184
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the General category 1.01% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 143 74
Median daily rate £453 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £290 £325 £269
90th Percentile £684 £625 £521
UK median daily rate £446 £450 £423
% change year-on-year -0.83% +6.38% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 18
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -5.43% +10.84%
10th Percentile £26.25 £36.50 £26.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £49.45 £52.88
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% -3.26% +8.24%

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 12,638 32,844 38,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.70% 39.27% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,174 21,495 25,185
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £304 £300
90th Percentile £715 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 870 975
Median hourly rate £31.20 £23.03 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.44% +0.45% +4.70%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.76 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.54 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +33.18% +4.70% -2.67%

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 2020. 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 +33 47 £400 -11.11% 28
South East +118 28 £446 -6.05% 38
East of England +75 23 £600 +1100.00% 22
London +203 13 £613 +36.11% 12
Midlands +87 13 £488 -7.14% 5
West Midlands +66 12 £500 -4.76% 5
North of England +119 4 - - 8
North West +83 2 - - 6
Yorkshire +83 2 - - 2
East Midlands +58 1 £316 -14.55%
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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.

1 100 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 65 (50.78%) SC Cleared
3 48 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
6 27 (21.09%) Degree
7 21 (16.41%) Project Management
8 20 (15.63%) Aerospace
8 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 20 (15.63%) Linux
9 19 (14.84%) Finance
10 18 (14.06%) Validation
10 18 (14.06%) Windows
11 17 (13.28%) C#
11 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
11 17 (13.28%) Mathematics
12 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 15 (11.72%) ITIL
13 15 (11.72%) .NET
13 15 (11.72%) C++
13 15 (11.72%) Requirements Management
14 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
15 13 (10.16%) Risk Management
15 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
15 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (9.38%) Node.js
16 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
16 12 (9.38%) Electronics

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 6 (4.69%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) Confluence
2 5 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 4 (3.13%) Simulink
3 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.78%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (1.56%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 12 (9.38%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.91%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.34%) DHCP
4 3 (2.34%) DNS
4 3 (2.34%) Skype
5 2 (1.56%) LAN
5 2 (1.56%) Network Security
5 2 (1.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.78%) BGP
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.78%) DMVPN
6 1 (0.78%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.78%) Firewall
6 1 (0.78%) Link 16
6 1 (0.78%) OSPF
6 1 (0.78%) VoIP
6 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.91%) GIS
3 2 (1.56%) Big Data
3 2 (1.56%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 12 (9.38%) Eclipse
2 12 (9.38%) NetBeans
2 12 (9.38%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.81%) JIRA
4 6 (4.69%) Bitbucket
5 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.56%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 20 (15.63%) Aerospace
2 19 (14.84%) Finance
3 12 (9.38%) Electronics
4 11 (8.59%) Public Sector
4 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.47%) Automotive
5 7 (5.47%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.69%) Marketing
7 4 (3.13%) Law
8 2 (1.56%) Police
9 1 (0.78%) Avionics
9 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (10.94%) Test Engineer
2 10 (7.81%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
5 7 (5.47%) Analyst
5 7 (5.47%) User Researcher
6 6 (4.69%) Consultant
6 6 (4.69%) IT Manager
6 6 (4.69%) Portfolio Manager
7 5 (3.91%) Developer
7 5 (3.91%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) Administrator
8 4 (3.13%) Architect
8 4 (3.13%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) FPGA Engineer
8 4 (3.13%) PCB Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (2.34%) Principal Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 3 (2.34%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) .NET
2 12 (9.38%) Node.js
2 12 (9.38%) Qt
2 12 (9.38%) Web Services
3 10 (7.81%) ActiveX
3 10 (7.81%) DirectX
3 10 (7.81%) MFC
3 10 (7.81%) OpenGL
4 4 (3.13%) CSS
4 4 (3.13%) HTML
4 4 (3.13%) jQuery
4 4 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (0.78%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (8.59%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.25%) User Experience
4 7 (5.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (5.47%) VHDL
5 4 (3.13%) Robotics
6 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.34%) CMDB
6 3 (2.34%) PKI
7 2 (1.56%) Lidar
8 1 (0.78%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.78%) CUDA
8 1 (0.78%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Linux
2 18 (14.06%) Windows
3 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (16.41%) Project Management
3 20 (15.63%) PRINCE2
4 18 (14.06%) Validation
5 17 (13.28%) Mathematics
6 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.72%) ITIL
7 15 (11.72%) Requirements Management
8 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (10.16%) Risk Management
9 11 (8.59%) Scrum
9 11 (8.59%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (7.03%) ITIL V3
10 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.25%) Migration
11 8 (6.25%) Schematic Capture
11 8 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) C#
1 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
2 15 (11.72%) C++
3 12 (9.38%) C
3 12 (9.38%) Java
4 10 (7.81%) GLSL
4 10 (7.81%) HLSL
4 10 (7.81%) SQL
5 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.91%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.13%) VBScript
8 3 (2.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (78.13%) Security Cleared
2 65 (50.78%) SC Cleared
3 48 (37.50%) DV Cleared
4 27 (21.09%) Degree
5 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (7.81%) PMP
7 8 (6.25%) ISEB
7 8 (6.25%) ISTQB
8 7 (5.47%) MCSE
8 7 (5.47%) PMI Certification
9 5 (3.91%) CISSP
9 5 (3.91%) MCSD
10 4 (3.13%) HND
10 4 (3.13%) MCITP
10 4 (3.13%) MCP
10 4 (3.13%) Postgraduate
10 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (2.34%) APMP
11 3 (2.34%) MCSA
11 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ECSS
2 2 (1.56%) Def Stans
3 1 (0.78%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.78%) PMO
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (0.78%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 37 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) EMC
3 8 (6.25%) Cisco
4 6 (4.69%) Blue Coat
4 6 (4.69%) Riverbed
5 5 (3.91%) SAP
5 5 (3.91%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.56%) Dell
6 2 (1.56%) Juniper
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle
7 1 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.78%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.78%) Splunk