Period
to 18 August 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Military in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Military over the 6 months to 18 August 2017 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 609 659 617
Rank change year-on-year +50 -42 -9
Contract jobs citing Military 244 235 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.64% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 137 107
UK median daily rate £418 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -5.41% +1.02%
10th Percentile £238 £110 £237
90th Percentile £630 £503 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 92
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £43.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -3.97% +1.68%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.07 £37.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.19 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £42.46
% change year-on-year +8.97% -8.15% -0.09%

Military is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37979 39903 44645
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.39% 36.73% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 24949 26510 28196
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £283 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 840 955 1153
UK median hourly rate £25.75 £24.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.29% +5.12% +1.47%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.22 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +10.00%

Military
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Military as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Military over the 6 months to 18 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 over the 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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
England +68 228 £415 +18.57% 68
UK excluding London +51 200 £415 +18.57% 68
South West +45 78 £415 +18.57% 18
South East -2 73 £423 +20.71% 15
London +34 30 £500 +100.00% 6
North of England +71 24 £328 +297.88% 13
Midlands +15 12 - - 12
East Midlands -9 12 - - 6
North West +23 11 £246 +198.48% 7
Yorkshire +36 7 - - 4
East of England -11 7 £240 -50.00% 4
North East +57 6 £328 +297.88% 2
Wales +3 6 £418 +2.45% 4

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Military also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Military.

1 161 (65.98%) Security Cleared
2 116 (47.54%) SC Cleared
3 43 (17.62%) DV Cleared
4 42 (17.21%) Windows
4 42 (17.21%) Finance
5 40 (16.39%) Degree
6 39 (15.98%) Software Engineering
6 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
7 36 (14.75%) Programme Management
8 31 (12.70%) Telecoms
9 26 (10.66%) Risk Management
9 26 (10.66%) C++
10 25 (10.25%) Manufacturing
11 22 (9.02%) Management Information System
11 22 (9.02%) Rational DOORS
12 21 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (8.61%) Link 16
13 20 (8.20%) UML
14 19 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.79%) Project Management
15 18 (7.38%) C
15 18 (7.38%) C#
15 18 (7.38%) Avionics
16 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (6.97%) ITIL
16 17 (6.97%) Ada
16 17 (6.97%) Cisco
17 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
17 16 (6.56%) SAP
17 16 (6.56%) Scrum

Military
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (4.51%) ArcGIS
2 10 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.28%) NServiceBus
4 6 (2.46%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.64%) TPMS
6 3 (1.23%) CMS
6 3 (1.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.82%) Apache
7 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.41%) phpBB
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
8 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.82%) Windchill
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) CATIA
6 1 (0.41%) Simulink
6 1 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.41%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.46%) Primavera
3 2 (0.82%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.41%) Relativity
4 1 (0.41%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.64%) IaaS
2 4 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.61%) Link 16
2 14 (5.74%) VPN
3 11 (4.51%) Firewall
3 11 (4.51%) Link 11
3 11 (4.51%) SNMP
3 11 (4.51%) VLAN
4 10 (4.10%) ICMP
4 10 (4.10%) MPLS
4 10 (4.10%) Network Security
4 10 (4.10%) OSPF
5 9 (3.69%) BGP
5 9 (3.69%) IPv4
5 9 (3.69%) IPv6
6 7 (2.87%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.46%) Ethernet
7 6 (2.46%) Tactical Data Link
8 4 (1.64%) WAN
9 3 (1.23%) LAN
10 2 (0.82%) DNS
10 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.87%) GIS
3 5 (2.05%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.02%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 4 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.23%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.82%) Rational Statemate
5 2 (0.82%) Redmine
6 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.41%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 42 (17.21%) Finance
2 31 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 25 (10.25%) Manufacturing
4 18 (7.38%) Avionics
5 15 (6.15%) Electronics
6 14 (5.74%) Marketing
7 9 (3.69%) Aerospace
8 5 (2.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.23%) Banking
9 3 (1.23%) Billing
9 3 (1.23%) Law
9 3 (1.23%) Legal
10 2 (0.82%) Automotive
11 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (9.02%) Architect
1 22 (9.02%) Software Engineer
2 20 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (6.56%) Developer
4 15 (6.15%) Analyst
5 12 (4.92%) Technical Support
6 11 (4.51%) Programme Manager
7 10 (4.10%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.69%) Network Architect
9 8 (3.28%) Ada Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 7 (2.87%) Ada Software Engineer
10 7 (2.87%) Project Manager
10 7 (2.87%) Telecoms Architect
11 6 (2.46%) Ada Developer
11 6 (2.46%) Cisco Architect
11 6 (2.46%) Cisco Network Architect
11 6 (2.46%) Telecoms Engineer
12 5 (2.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.51%) .NET
2 10 (4.10%) COM
2 10 (4.10%) DCOM
2 10 (4.10%) WPF
3 8 (3.28%) Web Services
4 4 (1.64%) Middleware
5 3 (1.23%) CSS
5 3 (1.23%) Node.js
5 3 (1.23%) Qt
5 3 (1.23%) REST
6 2 (0.82%) HTML
6 2 (0.82%) XML
7 1 (0.41%) Ajax
7 1 (0.41%) JSON
7 1 (0.41%) JSP
7 1 (0.41%) LAMP
7 1 (0.41%) SOAP
7 1 (0.41%) Swing
7 1 (0.41%) WAP
7 1 (0.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) User Experience
4 10 (4.10%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.87%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (2.46%) CESG
7 6 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.46%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.64%) NHS
9 3 (1.23%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.82%) ASIC
10 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.21%) Windows
2 13 (5.33%) Linux
3 12 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.69%) Unix
5 8 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.46%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.05%) Windows Server
9 4 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.98%) Software Engineering
2 36 (14.75%) Programme Management
3 26 (10.66%) Risk Management
4 21 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.20%) UML
6 19 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (7.79%) Project Management
7 17 (6.97%) ITIL
8 16 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (6.56%) Logistics
8 16 (6.56%) Scrum
9 15 (6.15%) Network Management
10 14 (5.74%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (5.74%) SOA
11 13 (5.33%) Validation
12 12 (4.92%) Information Assurance
13 11 (4.51%) OO
13 11 (4.51%) Software Testing
13 11 (4.51%) Test Strategy
14 10 (4.10%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.66%) C++
2 18 (7.38%) C
2 18 (7.38%) C#
3 17 (6.97%) Ada
4 15 (6.15%) SQL
5 11 (4.51%) Java
6 10 (4.10%) VB
7 5 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.82%) Python
9 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 161 (65.98%) Security Cleared
2 116 (47.54%) SC Cleared
3 43 (17.62%) DV Cleared
4 40 (16.39%) Degree
5 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (4.10%) CCIE
6 10 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.69%) JNCIE
8 8 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (2.87%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.64%) APMP
11 4 (1.64%) CFA
11 4 (1.64%) NVQ Level 4
11 4 (1.64%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.23%) CAPM
12 3 (1.23%) ISEB
12 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) MIL-STD-1553
2 8 (3.28%) JSP 440
2 8 (3.28%) QA
3 7 (2.87%) SLA
4 5 (2.05%) Def Stans
5 4 (1.64%) PMO
6 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.82%) HL7
7 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.41%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.41%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.41%) MIL-STD-498
8 1 (0.41%) MISRA
8 1 (0.41%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.41%) RMADS
System Software
1 16 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.46%) Docker
3 6 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.82%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.64%) Netcool
1 4 (1.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.41%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.41%) EnCase
3 1 (0.41%) FTK
3 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.41%) OVSD
3 1 (0.41%) Piwik
Vendors
1 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.97%) Cisco
3 16 (6.56%) SAP
4 12 (4.92%) Oracle
5 10 (4.10%) VMware
6 8 (3.28%) Xerox
7 7 (2.87%) IBM
8 6 (2.46%) HP
9 5 (2.05%) Citrix
10 4 (1.64%) Atlassian
10 4 (1.64%) EMC
10 4 (1.64%) NetApp
11 3 (1.23%) Veritas
12 2 (0.82%) Becrypt
12 2 (0.82%) LogRhythm
12 2 (0.82%) Lumension
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
13 1 (0.41%) Cellebrite
13 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds