Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Military over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 475 472 472
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -71
Contract jobs citing Military 188 172 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.34% 0.32% 0.36%
As % of the General category 1.12% 0.95% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 105 141
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +21.30% -9.87%
10th Percentile £218 £107 £163
90th Percentile £675 £596 £480
UK median daily rate £400 £410 £340
% change year-on-year -2.44% +20.59% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.58 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -2.23% -0.95%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.71 £21.04
90th Percentile £47.63 £60.88 £46.85
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £41.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.45% -2.35% +1.19%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,737 18,169 17,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.86% 33.88% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,954 10,869 10,820
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £273 £255 £238
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 681 694
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.65 £26.87 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.97% +5.35% -1.92%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.75 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -9.62% +6.12% -2.49%

Military
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Military as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Military in the UK excluding London

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Military in the UK excluding London

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Military in the UK excluding London

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Military in the UK excluding London

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK excluding London

Military
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Military within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 -60 55 £450 +7.14% 24
Midlands +32 48 £425 +415.15% 19
West Midlands +20 45 £425 +217.76% 12
South East -26 38 £425 - 56
East of England +18 24 £425 -10.05% 31
North of England -12 12 £219 +15.89% 14
Wales -11 9 £325 -11.86% 21
North West -22 6 £263 - 11
Yorkshire -8 4 £175 -40.68% 2
East Midlands +6 2 - - 7
North East -3 2 - - 1
Scotland -13 2 - - 6
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Military.

1 132 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 79 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
3 78 (41.49%) SC Cleared
4 66 (35.11%) Windows
5 44 (23.40%) DV Cleared
6 41 (21.81%) ITIL
7 40 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
8 33 (17.55%) Degree
9 31 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (15.43%) Project Management
10 29 (15.43%) Finance
11 28 (14.89%) C++
12 27 (14.36%) PRINCE2
12 27 (14.36%) Software Engineering
13 26 (13.83%) Scrum
13 26 (13.83%) Java
13 26 (13.83%) TCP/IP
14 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
14 25 (13.30%) Linux
14 25 (13.30%) Management Information System
15 24 (12.77%) Active Directory
15 24 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (12.23%) Eclipse
16 23 (12.23%) Web Services
17 22 (11.70%) C#
17 22 (11.70%) Node.js
18 21 (11.17%) Qt
18 21 (11.17%) SQL
18 21 (11.17%) Visual Studio

Military
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 19 (10.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.26%) Apache
3 7 (3.72%) Confluence
3 7 (3.72%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.19%) IIS
5 5 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.66%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (1.60%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.53%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (8.51%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.83%) TCP/IP
2 21 (11.17%) Ethernet
3 13 (6.91%) DNS
4 12 (6.38%) DHCP
5 8 (4.26%) Internet
6 6 (3.19%) SAN
7 4 (2.13%) Firewall
8 3 (1.60%) Skype
8 3 (1.60%) SSL
9 2 (1.06%) Link 11
9 2 (1.06%) Link 16
9 2 (1.06%) VoIP
9 2 (1.06%) Wireless
10 1 (0.53%) ATM
10 1 (0.53%) LAN
10 1 (0.53%) SNMP
10 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.53%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.53%) WAN
10 1 (0.53%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (12.23%) Eclipse
2 21 (11.17%) NetBeans
2 21 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.04%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.51%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (4.26%) JIRA
6 5 (2.66%) Rational Quality Manager
6 5 (2.66%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.53%) MSI
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (15.43%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Aerospace
3 19 (10.11%) Manufacturing
4 17 (9.04%) Electronics
5 16 (8.51%) Telecoms
6 12 (6.38%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.30%) Project Manager
2 17 (9.04%) Architect
3 13 (6.91%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (4.26%) Information Architect
5 8 (4.26%) Technical Manager
5 8 (4.26%) Test Engineer
5 8 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (3.72%) Designer
6 7 (3.72%) Developer
6 7 (3.72%) Server Engineer
7 6 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.19%) ITIL Manager
7 6 (3.19%) Product Owner
7 6 (3.19%) Technical Project Manager
8 5 (2.66%) ITIL Project Manager
8 5 (2.66%) Training Project Manager
8 5 (2.66%) Wintel Support
8 5 (2.66%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) Web Services
2 22 (11.70%) Node.js
3 21 (11.17%) Qt
4 19 (10.11%) .NET
5 17 (9.04%) ActiveX
5 17 (9.04%) DirectX
5 17 (9.04%) MFC
5 17 (9.04%) OpenGL
6 5 (2.66%) HTML
7 4 (2.13%) CSS
8 3 (1.60%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.60%) JSP
8 3 (1.60%) XML
9 2 (1.06%) Java EE
9 2 (1.06%) JPA
10 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.53%) Java SE
10 1 (0.53%) jQuery
10 1 (0.53%) REST
10 1 (0.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.30%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.98%) PKI
3 15 (7.98%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Taxonomies
5 5 (2.66%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.13%) VHDL
7 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.60%) ASIC
7 3 (1.60%) CPLD
8 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.06%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.53%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.11%) Windows
2 25 (13.30%) Linux
3 18 (9.57%) Windows Server
4 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.19%) Unix
7 5 (2.66%) Solaris
7 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.81%) ITIL
3 29 (15.43%) Project Management
4 27 (14.36%) PRINCE2
4 27 (14.36%) Software Engineering
5 26 (13.83%) Scrum
6 24 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.64%) Mathematics
7 20 (10.64%) Service Management
8 19 (10.11%) Configuration Management
9 18 (9.57%) ITIL V3
10 17 (9.04%) Mentoring
10 17 (9.04%) Programme Management
11 15 (7.98%) Critical Thinking
12 14 (7.45%) NsoIT
12 14 (7.45%) Service Design
13 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Management
13 13 (6.91%) Service Delivery
13 13 (6.91%) SOA
14 12 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.89%) C++
2 26 (13.83%) Java
3 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.70%) C#
5 21 (11.17%) SQL
6 19 (10.11%) C
7 17 (9.04%) GLSL
7 17 (9.04%) HLSL
8 6 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.60%) Assembly Language
9 3 (1.60%) Python
10 2 (1.06%) Ada
10 2 (1.06%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.53%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.53%) Jython
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (70.21%) Security Cleared
2 78 (41.49%) SC Cleared
3 44 (23.40%) DV Cleared
4 33 (17.55%) Degree
5 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (9.57%) MCSE
7 9 (4.79%) APMP
7 9 (4.79%) CISSP
8 8 (4.26%) MCITP
8 8 (4.26%) MCP
9 7 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.19%) CISMP
10 6 (3.19%) MCSA
11 4 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.60%) VCP6
13 2 (1.06%) HNC
13 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.19%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) RMADS
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.13%) vSphere
4 3 (1.60%) Firmware
4 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (2.66%) SCOM
1 5 (2.66%) WSUS
2 4 (2.13%) SCCM
2 4 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.53%) EnCase
4 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.53%) Netcool
4 1 (0.53%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) VMware
3 11 (5.85%) Oracle
3 11 (5.85%) SAP
4 6 (3.19%) McAfee
5 5 (2.66%) IBM
6 4 (2.13%) Cisco
6 4 (2.13%) EMC
6 4 (2.13%) Serena
6 4 (2.13%) Xerox
7 2 (1.06%) HP
7 2 (1.06%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Apple
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) Dell
8 1 (0.53%) NetApp
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.53%) Remedy
8 1 (0.53%) Veritas