Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 504 684 669
Rank change year-on-year +180 -15 -1
Contract jobs citing Military 273 184 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.95% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 75 127
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +22.39%
10th Percentile £344 £257 £145
90th Percentile £600 £673 £580
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 24
England median hourly rate £46.25 £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -1.20% +0.45%
10th Percentile £36.53 £13.00 £11.56
90th Percentile £52.25 £49.50 £60.01
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £42.51
% change year-on-year +8.54% -3.54% +0.01%

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 28,643 37,762 40,987
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.74% 39.68% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,671 25,063 27,446
England median daily rate £495 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £456
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 886 997 1,002
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.09% -1.33% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.39 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.99 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.28% -2.27% +6.67%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +39 114 £450 +5.88% 63
South East +90 82 £450 -9.09% 72
London +109 32 £450 +9.09% 16
East of England +31 22 £550 +29.41% 32
Midlands +22 16 £425 - 27
West Midlands +17 16 £425 - 19
North of England +32 3 £505 +188.57% 18
Yorkshire +36 2 £505 +188.57% 7
North West +16 1 - - 11
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 226 (82.78%) Security Cleared
2 172 (63.00%) SC Cleared
3 95 (34.80%) DV Cleared
4 84 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 76 (27.84%) C
6 75 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (26.74%) C++
8 65 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 58 (21.25%) Degree
9 58 (21.25%) Cybersecurity
10 57 (20.88%) Windows
11 54 (19.78%) C#
12 51 (18.68%) Linux
13 50 (18.32%) Internet
14 47 (17.22%) .NET
15 46 (16.85%) JavaScript
15 46 (16.85%) DNS
16 45 (16.48%) Scrum
17 42 (15.38%) Java
18 41 (15.02%) Google
19 39 (14.29%) Apple
19 39 (14.29%) Aerospace
19 39 (14.29%) TDD
20 36 (13.19%) Visual Studio
21 35 (12.82%) Web Services
21 35 (12.82%) BDD
22 34 (12.45%) Mathematics
22 34 (12.45%) Eclipse
22 34 (12.45%) TCP/IP
22 34 (12.45%) Customer Requirements

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 (2.93%) MS Exchange
1 8 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.83%) Captiva
2 5 (1.83%) Documentum
2 5 (1.83%) IIS
2 5 (1.83%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.10%) Apache
3 3 (1.10%) CMS
4 2 (0.73%) Confluence
4 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (4.40%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (3.66%) Simulink
5 3 (1.10%) InfoPath
5 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.73%) Windchill
7 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.37%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Azure
2 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.73%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) AWS
3 1 (0.37%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 50 (18.32%) Internet
2 46 (16.85%) DNS
3 34 (12.45%) TCP/IP
4 32 (11.72%) Ethernet
5 19 (6.96%) DHCP
6 16 (5.86%) SNMP
7 10 (3.66%) Wireless
8 6 (2.20%) WAN
9 5 (1.83%) Link 16
10 4 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.47%) SMTP
10 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.47%) X.400
11 3 (1.10%) Multicast
12 2 (0.73%) Firewall
12 2 (0.73%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.73%) Network Security
12 2 (0.73%) Skype
12 2 (0.73%) VLAN
12 2 (0.73%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.66%) MS Access
2 9 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.83%) MySQL
4 4 (1.47%) Big Data
4 4 (1.47%) MariaDB
4 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.73%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.73%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.73%) InfluxDB
5 2 (0.73%) OpenTSDB
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.73%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.37%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.37%) EDMS
6 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.37%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 34 (12.45%) Eclipse
3 33 (12.09%) Git (software)
4 32 (11.72%) NetBeans
5 21 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (7.33%) JIRA
7 5 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.83%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (1.83%) Subversion
8 4 (1.47%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.10%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.73%) gcov
10 2 (0.73%) Rational Team Concert
10 2 (0.73%) VectorCAST
11 1 (0.37%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.37%) GitLab
11 1 (0.37%) Gradle
11 1 (0.37%) MSTest
11 1 (0.37%) NUnit
11 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 27 (9.89%) Finance
3 23 (8.42%) Public Sector
4 21 (7.69%) Electronics
5 11 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.03%) Marketing
5 11 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.20%) Games
7 4 (1.47%) Law
8 3 (1.10%) Avionics
8 3 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Police
Job Titles
1 41 (15.02%) Software Engineer
2 39 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 31 (11.36%) Developer
4 23 (8.42%) Embedded Engineer
4 23 (8.42%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 22 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 21 (7.69%) Analyst
6 21 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 21 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) C Software Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) Embedded C Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 20 (7.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 16 (5.86%) Test Engineer
9 15 (5.49%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.49%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.30%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.22%) .NET
2 35 (12.82%) Web Services
3 32 (11.72%) Node.js
3 32 (11.72%) Qt
4 27 (9.89%) ActiveX
4 27 (9.89%) DirectX
4 27 (9.89%) MFC
4 27 (9.89%) OpenGL
5 14 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.40%) HTML
7 7 (2.56%) CSS
8 5 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.83%) JPA
8 5 (1.83%) XML
9 4 (1.47%) HTML5
9 4 (1.47%) SailPoint
10 3 (1.10%) jQuery
10 3 (1.10%) React
10 3 (1.10%) Semantic UI
10 3 (1.10%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 16 (5.86%) ASIC
4 13 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.30%) User Experience
7 5 (1.83%) CAN bus
8 4 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.10%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.10%) Fibre Optics
10 2 (0.73%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.73%) NHS
10 2 (0.73%) PKI
11 1 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.37%) Robotics
11 1 (0.37%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.37%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 57 (20.88%) Windows
2 51 (18.68%) Linux
3 8 (2.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.83%) Android
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.83%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.47%) Solaris
6 4 (1.47%) Unix
7 3 (1.10%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.73%) VMS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 75 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.25%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (16.48%) Scrum
5 39 (14.29%) TDD
6 35 (12.82%) BDD
7 34 (12.45%) Customer Requirements
7 34 (12.45%) Mathematics
8 33 (12.09%) Systems Engineering
9 31 (11.36%) Project Management
10 30 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (10.99%) OO
10 30 (10.99%) PRINCE2
11 29 (10.62%) Configuration Management
11 29 (10.62%) DevOps
11 29 (10.62%) Validation
12 28 (10.26%) OOD
13 26 (9.52%) UML
14 25 (9.16%) ITIL
15 24 (8.79%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 76 (27.84%) C
2 73 (26.74%) C++
3 54 (19.78%) C#
4 46 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 42 (15.38%) Java
6 31 (11.36%) SQL
7 27 (9.89%) GLSL
7 27 (9.89%) HLSL
8 11 (4.03%) MATLAB
8 11 (4.03%) Python
9 10 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 10 (3.66%) VBA
10 5 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.47%) PHP
11 4 (1.47%) VB
12 3 (1.10%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.10%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.10%) VBScript
13 2 (0.73%) Ada
Qualifications
1 226 (82.78%) Security Cleared
2 172 (63.00%) SC Cleared
3 95 (34.80%) DV Cleared
4 58 (21.25%) Degree
5 13 (4.76%) ISEB
6 9 (3.30%) APMP
7 8 (2.93%) HND
8 6 (2.20%) IIBA
9 5 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.83%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.47%) CISM
10 4 (1.47%) CISSP
10 4 (1.47%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.10%) HNC
11 3 (1.10%) MCSD
12 2 (0.73%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.73%) CISA
12 2 (0.73%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) RMADS
2 8 (2.93%) QA
3 5 (1.83%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.47%) DO-254
5 3 (1.10%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.10%) MISRA
6 2 (0.73%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.73%) ARP4761
6 2 (0.73%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.73%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.73%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.73%) NCSC
7 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.37%) GDPR
7 1 (0.37%) GPG13
7 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.47%) Docker
3 4 (1.47%) Snort
4 2 (0.73%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.73%) Firmware
4 2 (0.73%) NDS
4 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.93%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 4 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (1.47%) OSSEC
3 3 (1.10%) WSUS
4 2 (0.73%) Consul
4 2 (0.73%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.73%) Mesos
4 2 (0.73%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.37%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 41 (15.02%) Google
3 39 (14.29%) Apple
4 14 (5.13%) Oracle
5 12 (4.40%) SAP
6 11 (4.03%) Cisco
7 9 (3.30%) VMware
8 8 (2.93%) NetIQ
9 7 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 7 (2.56%) Remedy
9 7 (2.56%) Riverbed
10 5 (1.83%) Micro Focus
10 5 (1.83%) OpenText
10 5 (1.83%) Telerik
11 4 (1.47%) EMC
11 4 (1.47%) ForgeRock
11 4 (1.47%) Lumension
12 2 (0.73%) HP
12 2 (0.73%) McAfee
12 2 (0.73%) Splunk