Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 383 451 437
Rank change year-on-year +68 -14 +79
Contract jobs citing Military 243 202 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.50% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the General category 1.67% 1.22% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 90 92
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.11% +5.38%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £235
90th Percentile £606 £528 £593
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.63 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +1.76% +0.59%
10th Percentile £36.88 £35.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £47.23 £51.38 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.63 £42.50 £42.51
% change year-on-year +0.29% -0.01% -1.15%

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 14,562 16,519 16,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.94% 31.12% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,768 9,565 10,089
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +5.46% +0.75%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 614 658
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.82% -6.68%
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.20 £11.33
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £30.25 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.00% - -4.76%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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 -15 86 £475 +1.71% 21
South East +41 74 £475 +6.86% 26
Midlands +44 30 £525 -16.00% 9
East of England +4 30 £50 -89.47% 4
West Midlands +29 27 £525 -16.00% 7
Wales +17 16 £325 -5.80% 8
North of England +12 5 £500 +66.67% 8
Yorkshire +14 4 £500 +66.67% 3
Scotland +23 3 £550 - 3
East Midlands +21 3 £370 - 2
North West +11 1 - - 4
Military
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Military.

1 185 (76.13%) Security Cleared
2 131 (53.91%) SC Cleared
3 82 (33.74%) Microsoft
4 75 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (27.98%) Windows
6 61 (25.10%) Software Engineering
7 57 (23.46%) Degree
8 54 (22.22%) C++
9 47 (19.34%) Linux
10 45 (18.52%) C#
11 42 (17.28%) Aerospace
12 41 (16.87%) .NET
12 41 (16.87%) TCP/IP
13 40 (16.46%) Java
13 40 (16.46%) DV Cleared
14 39 (16.05%) JavaScript
15 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
15 35 (14.40%) Eclipse
16 34 (13.99%) Mathematics
17 33 (13.58%) Web Services
17 33 (13.58%) Scrum
18 32 (13.17%) NetBeans
18 32 (13.17%) Ethernet
18 32 (13.17%) Qt
18 32 (13.17%) Node.js
19 30 (12.35%) OpenGL
19 30 (12.35%) DirectX
20 29 (11.93%) Project Management
20 29 (11.93%) Systems Engineering
21 28 (11.52%) ActiveX

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 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.06%) Documentum
4 3 (1.23%) Captiva
4 3 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.23%) Confluence
5 2 (0.82%) IBM Domino
5 2 (0.82%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.41%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.29%) Simulink
5 3 (1.23%) Windchill
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.41%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.41%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) IaaS
3 2 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (16.87%) TCP/IP
2 32 (13.17%) Ethernet
3 12 (4.94%) WAN
4 8 (3.29%) Wireless
5 7 (2.88%) Firewall
6 5 (2.06%) DNS
6 5 (2.06%) Internet
6 5 (2.06%) LAN
7 4 (1.65%) 4G
7 4 (1.65%) Network Security
7 4 (1.65%) RS-232
7 4 (1.65%) SMTP
7 4 (1.65%) VoIP
7 4 (1.65%) VPN
7 4 (1.65%) X.400
8 3 (1.23%) RS-485
8 3 (1.23%) SAN
9 2 (0.82%) DHCP
9 2 (0.82%) DMZ
9 2 (0.82%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.47%) MS Access
2 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) Power BI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Eclipse
1 35 (14.40%) Visual Studio
2 32 (13.17%) NetBeans
3 28 (11.52%) Git (software)
4 26 (10.70%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (4.53%) Rational Team Concert
6 9 (3.70%) Rational Quality Manager
7 4 (1.65%) JIRA
7 4 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.82%) gcov
8 2 (0.82%) VectorCAST
General
1 42 (17.28%) Aerospace
2 18 (7.41%) Electronics
3 16 (6.58%) Finance
4 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.88%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Avionics
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 24 (9.88%) Architect
3 22 (9.05%) Software Engineer
4 19 (7.82%) Project Manager
5 18 (7.41%) Developer
6 12 (4.94%) Server Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Analyst
7 10 (4.12%) Integration Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Senior Server Engineer
7 10 (4.12%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 9 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.29%) Exchange Architect
10 7 (2.88%) FPGA Engineer
10 7 (2.88%) Information Architect
10 7 (2.88%) IT Manager
10 7 (2.88%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (2.88%) Technical Architect
10 7 (2.88%) Test Engineer
10 7 (2.88%) User Researcher
11 6 (2.47%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.87%) .NET
2 33 (13.58%) Web Services
3 32 (13.17%) Node.js
3 32 (13.17%) Qt
4 30 (12.35%) DirectX
4 30 (12.35%) OpenGL
5 28 (11.52%) ActiveX
5 28 (11.52%) MFC
6 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.06%) HTML
8 4 (1.65%) CSS
8 4 (1.65%) JFC
8 4 (1.65%) Middleware
9 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.23%) JPA
9 3 (1.23%) JSON
9 3 (1.23%) RESTful
9 3 (1.23%) SOAP
9 3 (1.23%) XML
9 3 (1.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.23%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.29%) ASIC
4 8 (3.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (3.29%) VHDL
5 7 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.88%) CPLD
6 6 (2.47%) PMI
6 6 (2.47%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.06%) PKI
8 4 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.65%) User Experience
9 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.82%) Replication
11 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (27.98%) Windows
2 47 (19.34%) Linux
3 21 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (3.29%) AIX
4 8 (3.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.06%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.23%) Android
7 3 (1.23%) Solaris
7 3 (1.23%) Unix
7 3 (1.23%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (25.10%) Software Engineering
3 34 (13.99%) Mathematics
4 33 (13.58%) Scrum
5 29 (11.93%) Project Management
5 29 (11.93%) Systems Engineering
6 27 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 27 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (10.70%) Service Management
8 22 (9.05%) ITIL
9 21 (8.64%) Validation
10 18 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 17 (7.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (6.17%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.17%) Service Design
12 15 (6.17%) UML
13 13 (5.35%) Coaching
14 12 (4.94%) Business Development
14 12 (4.94%) Service Delivery
14 12 (4.94%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 54 (22.22%) C++
2 45 (18.52%) C#
3 40 (16.46%) Java
4 39 (16.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.52%) GLSL
5 28 (11.52%) HLSL
6 24 (9.88%) C
7 15 (6.17%) SQL
8 8 (3.29%) Python
9 6 (2.47%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.47%) VBA
10 5 (2.06%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.23%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.23%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.23%) Perl
11 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) VB
12 2 (0.82%) Ada
12 2 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 185 (76.13%) Security Cleared
2 131 (53.91%) SC Cleared
3 57 (23.46%) Degree
4 40 (16.46%) DV Cleared
5 20 (8.23%) MCSE
5 20 (8.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (4.12%) VCP6
8 9 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (2.88%) HND
10 6 (2.47%) APMP
10 6 (2.47%) CCNA
10 6 (2.47%) CISA
10 6 (2.47%) CISM
10 6 (2.47%) CISSP
10 6 (2.47%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.23%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.82%) JNCIA
13 2 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.29%) JSP 440
2 7 (2.88%) DO-178B
3 6 (2.47%) Def Stans
4 5 (2.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (2.06%) QA
4 5 (2.06%) RMADS
5 3 (1.23%) DO-254
5 3 (1.23%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.82%) ARP4754
6 2 (0.82%) ARP4761
6 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.82%) HAZOP
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.82%) MISRA
6 2 (0.82%) PMO
6 2 (0.82%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.41%) GPG13
7 1 (0.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 18 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.35%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (4.12%) Firmware
4 8 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.23%) vSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Docker
6 2 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (6.58%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (2.06%) PTC Integrity
2 5 (2.06%) WSUS
3 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 2 (0.82%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.82%) vRealize
3 2 (0.82%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Packer
4 1 (0.41%) SCOM
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 82 (33.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.64%) VMware
3 11 (4.53%) Cisco
4 10 (4.12%) Oracle
5 9 (3.70%) IBM
6 8 (3.29%) SAP
7 5 (2.06%) Mentor Graphics
7 5 (2.06%) PTC
8 4 (1.65%) EMC
9 3 (1.23%) BT
9 3 (1.23%) Citrix
9 3 (1.23%) Dell
9 3 (1.23%) Lumension
9 3 (1.23%) Micro Focus
9 3 (1.23%) OpenText
9 3 (1.23%) Telerik
10 2 (0.82%) Lotus
10 2 (0.82%) NetApp
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.82%) Siemens