Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 679 655 663
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 -85
Contract jobs citing Military 214 230 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 140 166
UK median daily rate £375 £408 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.98% +20.21% -3.14%
10th Percentile £205 £139 £161
90th Percentile £600 £600 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £335
% change year-on-year -2.44% +22.39% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 31
UK 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 £11.56 £12.09
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.75 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% -1.91%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37,784 40,705 38,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.43% 39.84% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,745 26,924 25,327
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 843 895 944
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.12 £24.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +2.85% -2.30%
10th Percentile £12.46 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.20 £47.50 £46.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.00% -3.85%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 15 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 13 November 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
England -11 203 £375 -8.54% 182
UK excluding London -18 189 £400 -2.44% 170
South West -60 63 £425 +1.19% 32
Midlands +19 42 £425 +415.15% 22
West Midlands +13 40 £425 +217.76% 15
South East -34 36 £375 -11.76% 63
East of England +20 25 £425 +163.57% 23
London -5 23 £210 -49.09% 32
North of England -23 13 £210 -32.15% 10
Wales -10 8 £325 -5.80% 12
North West -3 7 £210 -14.72% 4
Yorkshire -7 4 £175 -40.68% 4
North East -1 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 5
East Midlands +6 1 - - 7

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 with a requirement for Military.

1 146 (68.22%) Security Cleared
2 85 (39.72%) SC Cleared
3 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (35.05%) Microsoft
5 64 (29.91%) Windows
6 51 (23.83%) Project Management
7 47 (21.96%) PRINCE2
8 46 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (19.63%) Finance
10 41 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
10 41 (19.16%) DV Cleared
11 40 (18.69%) ITIL
12 33 (15.42%) Degree
13 30 (14.02%) Manufacturing
13 30 (14.02%) Management Information System
14 26 (12.15%) Service Management
14 26 (12.15%) Software Engineering
14 26 (12.15%) C++
15 25 (11.68%) TCP/IP
15 25 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
16 24 (11.21%) Java
16 24 (11.21%) JavaScript
17 23 (10.75%) Linux
17 23 (10.75%) Eclipse
17 23 (10.75%) Active Directory
17 23 (10.75%) Scrum
18 22 (10.28%) C#
18 22 (10.28%) Web Services
18 22 (10.28%) Infrastructure Management

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 21 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.74%) Apache
3 7 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.80%) IIS
5 5 (2.34%) Confluence
5 5 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.34%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.87%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 3 (1.40%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (19.16%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (5.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle Payroll
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.93%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.68%) TCP/IP
2 20 (9.35%) Ethernet
3 11 (5.14%) DNS
4 10 (4.67%) DHCP
5 9 (4.21%) Internet
6 6 (2.80%) SAN
7 4 (1.87%) Firewall
7 4 (1.87%) Wireless
8 3 (1.40%) Skype
8 3 (1.40%) SSL
8 3 (1.40%) VoIP
9 2 (0.93%) Link 11
9 2 (0.93%) Link 16
9 2 (0.93%) SNMP
9 2 (0.93%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.47%) Junos
10 1 (0.47%) Network Security
10 1 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.47%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) Big Data
4 2 (0.93%) GIS
5 1 (0.47%) DTS
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) MS Access
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (10.75%) Eclipse
2 20 (9.35%) NetBeans
2 20 (9.35%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.48%) Rational DOORS
4 14 (6.54%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.80%) JIRA
6 5 (2.34%) Rational Quality Manager
6 5 (2.34%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.47%) MSI
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 42 (19.63%) Finance
2 30 (14.02%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.81%) Aerospace
4 15 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 14 (6.54%) Electronics
6 10 (4.67%) Marketing
7 4 (1.87%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Avionics
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (12.15%) Project Manager
2 21 (9.81%) Coordinator
3 19 (8.88%) Project Coordinator
4 15 (7.01%) Architect
4 15 (7.01%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (5.61%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 10 (4.67%) Release Manager
6 10 (4.67%) Support Engineer
7 8 (3.74%) Developer
7 8 (3.74%) Information Architect
7 8 (3.74%) Technical Manager
7 8 (3.74%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Analyst
8 7 (3.27%) Designer
8 7 (3.27%) Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) ITIL Manager
8 7 (3.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 7 (3.27%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.80%) ITIL Project Manager
9 6 (2.80%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.28%) Web Services
2 21 (9.81%) Node.js
3 20 (9.35%) Qt
4 16 (7.48%) .NET
5 14 (6.54%) ActiveX
5 14 (6.54%) DirectX
5 14 (6.54%) MFC
5 14 (6.54%) OpenGL
6 5 (2.34%) HTML
7 4 (1.87%) CSS
8 3 (1.40%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.40%) JSP
8 3 (1.40%) XML
9 2 (0.93%) JFC
10 1 (0.47%) Ajax
10 1 (0.47%) Java EE
10 1 (0.47%) Java SE
10 1 (0.47%) JPA
10 1 (0.47%) jQuery
10 1 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.50%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.02%) Management Information System
3 14 (6.54%) PKI
3 14 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (6.07%) PMI
5 8 (3.74%) Taxonomies
6 7 (3.27%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.34%) VHDL
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) ASIC
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) CPLD
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) HTC Vive
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (29.91%) Windows
2 23 (10.75%) Linux
3 19 (8.88%) Windows Server
4 13 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.27%) Unix
5 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.34%) Solaris
6 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.93%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.47%) AIX
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.83%) Project Management
3 47 (21.96%) PRINCE2
4 40 (18.69%) ITIL
5 26 (12.15%) Service Management
5 26 (12.15%) Software Engineering
6 25 (11.68%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.75%) Scrum
9 22 (10.28%) Infrastructure Management
10 20 (9.35%) Programme Management
11 19 (8.88%) Logistics
11 19 (8.88%) Mathematics
12 18 (8.41%) Change Control
12 18 (8.41%) Process Improvement
13 16 (7.48%) Due Diligence
13 16 (7.48%) ITIL V3
14 15 (7.01%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.54%) NsoIT
15 14 (6.54%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.15%) C++
2 24 (11.21%) Java
2 24 (11.21%) JavaScript
3 22 (10.28%) C#
4 20 (9.35%) C
5 19 (8.88%) SQL
6 14 (6.54%) GLSL
6 14 (6.54%) HLSL
7 5 (2.34%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.40%) Ada
8 3 (1.40%) Python
9 2 (0.93%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.93%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.47%) Ada 83
10 1 (0.47%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (68.22%) Security Cleared
2 85 (39.72%) SC Cleared
3 41 (19.16%) DV Cleared
4 33 (15.42%) Degree
5 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.07%) MCSE
6 13 (6.07%) PMI Certification
7 10 (4.67%) CISSP
8 9 (4.21%) APMP
9 8 (3.74%) MCITP
9 8 (3.74%) MCP
10 6 (2.80%) CISMP
11 5 (2.34%) MCSA
12 4 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.93%) HNC
13 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.93%) OSCP
13 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.14%) PMO
2 10 (4.67%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.40%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) DO-254
4 1 (0.47%) ECSS
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.87%) vSphere
4 2 (0.93%) Firmware
4 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (5.61%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.34%) SCCM
3 5 (2.34%) SCOM
3 5 (2.34%) WSUS
4 3 (1.40%) EnCase
5 2 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.47%) FTK
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Netcool
6 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 75 (35.05%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.81%) Xerox
3 10 (4.67%) Oracle
4 9 (4.21%) SAP
5 8 (3.74%) VMware
6 7 (3.27%) McAfee
7 5 (2.34%) IBM
8 4 (1.87%) Cisco
8 4 (1.87%) EMC
8 4 (1.87%) Serena
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe
9 2 (0.93%) HP
9 2 (0.93%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.93%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.47%) Atmel
10 1 (0.47%) Cellebrite
10 1 (0.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.47%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.47%) Lumension