Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 470 447 483
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36 -67
Contract jobs citing Military 180 184 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.33% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the General category 1.08% 1.02% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 111 133
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £410 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.44% +20.59% -2.86%
10th Percentile £205 £145 £163
90th Percentile £532 £600 £480
UK median daily rate £375 £408 £340
% change year-on-year -7.98% +19.85% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% -5.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.59 £15.07
90th Percentile £49.50 £52.50 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -8.13% -3.61% -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 16,615 18,007 18,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.49% 34.53% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,759 10,846 11,499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 643 680 735
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.75 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £26.40 £23.68
% change year-on-year -11.95% +11.49% -2.27%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -42 64 £490 +18.07% 49
South East -26 34 £363 -15.35% 65
Midlands +3 32 £385 +366.67% 18
West Midlands +13 31 £385 +108.11% 12
East of England +28 29 £425 +415.15% 24
North of England -29 13 £205 -33.76% 16
North West -12 6 £210 -14.72% 11
Wales -17 6 £366 -0.68% 8
Yorkshire -23 5 £188 -36.44% 4
North East +1 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 8
East Midlands -3 1 - - 6
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 126 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 53 (29.44%) Windows
6 44 (24.44%) Project Management
7 39 (21.67%) PRINCE2
8 38 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
9 36 (20.00%) ITIL
10 33 (18.33%) Degree
11 30 (16.67%) DV Cleared
12 29 (16.11%) C++
12 29 (16.11%) Management Information System
12 29 (16.11%) Finance
13 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (15.00%) Service Management
14 27 (15.00%) Software Engineering
15 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
16 25 (13.89%) Eclipse
16 25 (13.89%) Java
16 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
17 24 (13.33%) Configuration Management
17 24 (13.33%) Linux
17 24 (13.33%) Scrum
17 24 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
18 23 (12.78%) Node.js
18 23 (12.78%) Web Services
18 23 (12.78%) C#
19 22 (12.22%) Visual Studio
19 22 (12.22%) Ethernet

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 17 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.44%) Apache
3 7 (3.89%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.33%) IIS
4 6 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.67%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.56%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.67%) Office 365
2 2 (1.11%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.22%) Ethernet
3 9 (5.00%) DNS
3 9 (5.00%) Internet
4 6 (3.33%) DHCP
4 6 (3.33%) SAN
5 3 (1.67%) Link 11
5 3 (1.67%) Link 16
5 3 (1.67%) Wireless
6 2 (1.11%) Firewall
6 2 (1.11%) SNMP
6 2 (1.11%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Anycast
7 1 (0.56%) ATM
7 1 (0.56%) BGP-4
7 1 (0.56%) Multicast
7 1 (0.56%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) Unicast
7 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) MS Access
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Power BI
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 22 (12.22%) NetBeans
2 22 (12.22%) Visual Studio
3 16 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.22%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.67%) Rational Quality Manager
5 3 (1.67%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) MSI
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 29 (16.11%) Finance
2 22 (12.22%) Aerospace
3 18 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.67%) Electronics
4 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.44%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Avionics
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (13.89%) Project Manager
2 13 (7.22%) Architect
3 11 (6.11%) Coordinator
3 11 (6.11%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 11 (6.11%) Project Coordinator
4 10 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 10 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 8 (4.44%) Analyst
5 8 (4.44%) Developer
5 8 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 7 (3.89%) Designer
7 6 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Information Architect
7 6 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Test Manager
7 6 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
8 5 (2.78%) Software Engineer
8 5 (2.78%) Training Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) Node.js
1 23 (12.78%) Web Services
2 22 (12.22%) Qt
3 18 (10.00%) .NET
4 16 (8.89%) ActiveX
4 16 (8.89%) DirectX
4 16 (8.89%) MFC
4 16 (8.89%) OpenGL
5 4 (2.22%) HTML
6 3 (1.67%) CSS
6 3 (1.67%) JFC
7 2 (1.11%) JSP
8 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.56%) jQuery
8 1 (0.56%) LAMP
8 1 (0.56%) SignalR
8 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.11%) Management Information System
2 28 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.44%) PKI
5 6 (3.33%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.33%) Taxonomies
6 5 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.78%) VHDL
7 4 (2.22%) PMI
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.11%) ASIC
8 2 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.11%) CMDB
8 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.11%) CPLD
8 2 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.11%) NHS
8 2 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.44%) Windows
2 24 (13.33%) Linux
3 15 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.89%) Unix
6 5 (2.78%) Solaris
6 5 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.22%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.44%) Project Management
3 39 (21.67%) PRINCE2
4 36 (20.00%) ITIL
5 27 (15.00%) Service Management
5 27 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 24 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 24 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 24 (13.33%) Scrum
7 22 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (11.67%) Mathematics
9 17 (9.44%) Programme Management
10 15 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.78%) ITIL V3
11 14 (7.78%) NsoIT
11 14 (7.78%) Risk Management
11 14 (7.78%) Service Design
11 14 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (7.22%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.22%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.11%) C++
2 25 (13.89%) Java
2 25 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.78%) C#
4 18 (10.00%) C
5 16 (8.89%) GLSL
5 16 (8.89%) HLSL
6 11 (6.11%) SQL
7 4 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.67%) Ada
8 3 (1.67%) Python
9 2 (1.11%) Assembly Language
9 2 (1.11%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.56%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 126 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 76 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 33 (18.33%) Degree
4 30 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 11 (6.11%) APMP
6 8 (4.44%) CISSP
6 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.89%) MCSE
8 6 (3.33%) CISMP
8 6 (3.33%) MCITP
8 6 (3.33%) MCP
9 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
9 4 (2.22%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.11%) ISEB
11 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.56%) PMO
2 8 (4.44%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.22%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) DO-254
5 1 (0.56%) QA
5 1 (0.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.22%) vSphere
4 2 (1.11%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.33%) SCOM
3 5 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.78%) SCCM
3 5 (2.78%) WSUS
4 2 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.56%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.56%) EnCase
5 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.56%) Netcool
5 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.56%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 65 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.11%) Xerox
3 8 (4.44%) Oracle
4 7 (3.89%) SAP
5 6 (3.33%) VMware
6 5 (2.78%) McAfee
7 3 (1.67%) Cisco
7 3 (1.67%) EMC
7 3 (1.67%) IBM
7 3 (1.67%) Serena
8 2 (1.11%) HP
8 2 (1.11%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.11%) Lumension
8 2 (1.11%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.11%) NetApp
8 2 (1.11%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.56%) Atmel
9 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.56%) Tableau
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas