Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 666 616 692
Rank change year-on-year -50 +76 -45
Contract jobs citing Military 238 239 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.61% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 124 132
UK median daily rate £423 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.62% +18.93% -
10th Percentile £205 £233 £110
90th Percentile £516 £634 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £350
% change year-on-year +2.41% +18.57% -2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.29% -3.32%
10th Percentile £30.50 £12.22 £13.08
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.76% +8.97% -8.15%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 38,708 37,562 41,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.15% 39.43% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,218 24,585 27,170
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 892 973
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -8.65% +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 20 July 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 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 16 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 20 July 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 -23 223 £425 +1.80% 123
UK excluding London -10 216 £425 +2.41% 116
South West +18 77 £450 +8.76% 25
South East -28 70 £425 +2.41% 31
East of England +32 34 £475 - 22
London -66 18 £210 -63.48% 19
North of England -27 15 £210 -36.02% 15
Wales -7 9 £345 -17.37% 3
North West -14 8 £210 -14.72% 14
Midlands -15 8 - - 11
West Midlands - 7 - - 8
Yorkshire -22 6 £250 - 1
Scotland -43 2 - - 8
East Midlands -8 1 - - 3
North East -9 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 159 (66.81%) Security Cleared
2 102 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 60 (25.21%) Project Management
4 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
4 58 (24.37%) Windows
5 44 (18.49%) C++
6 43 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (17.65%) Degree
8 39 (16.39%) Infrastructure Management
9 38 (15.97%) Software Engineering
9 38 (15.97%) Management Information System
9 38 (15.97%) Finance
10 36 (15.13%) PRINCE2
11 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
12 32 (13.45%) Process Improvement
13 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
13 31 (13.03%) Configuration Management
14 26 (10.92%) Programme Management
14 26 (10.92%) Single Sign-On
15 25 (10.50%) Java
16 24 (10.08%) C
17 23 (9.66%) Linux
17 23 (9.66%) Validation
18 22 (9.24%) TCP/IP
19 21 (8.82%) Manufacturing
19 21 (8.82%) Service Management
19 21 (8.82%) Xerox
20 20 (8.40%) Change Control
20 20 (8.40%) Aerospace
21 19 (7.98%) ITIL

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 14 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.10%) Apache
5 4 (1.68%) IIS
5 4 (1.68%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.42%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.42%) SAS
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (14.71%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.94%) Simulink
6 4 (1.68%) Windchill
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Payroll
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.24%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (5.04%) Link 11
3 12 (5.04%) Link 16
4 10 (4.20%) DNS
5 8 (3.36%) Internet
6 7 (2.94%) SAN
7 5 (2.10%) DHCP
7 5 (2.10%) Wireless
8 4 (1.68%) FTP
8 4 (1.68%) Skype
9 3 (1.26%) Intranet
10 1 (0.42%) Broadband
10 1 (0.42%) ISDN
10 1 (0.42%) LAN
10 1 (0.42%) SMS
10 1 (0.42%) SNMP
10 1 (0.42%) VoIP
10 1 (0.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.42%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.84%) DTS
4 2 (0.84%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) DB2
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.42%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (7.56%) Eclipse
1 18 (7.56%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.72%) NetBeans
3 12 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.62%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (2.10%) Rational Team Concert
6 4 (1.68%) Rational Quality Manager
7 3 (1.26%) Selenium
7 3 (1.26%) Subversion
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.84%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.84%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 38 (15.97%) Finance
2 21 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 20 (8.40%) Aerospace
4 11 (4.62%) Electronics
5 6 (2.52%) Automotive
5 6 (2.52%) Law
6 5 (2.10%) Games
6 5 (2.10%) Legal
7 4 (1.68%) French Language
7 4 (1.68%) German Language
7 4 (1.68%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Avionics
9 1 (0.42%) Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (12.18%) Developer
2 19 (7.98%) Analyst
3 18 (7.56%) Coordinator
4 16 (6.72%) Project Coordinator
5 15 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.04%) Ada Developer
8 11 (4.62%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.20%) Configuration Analyst
9 10 (4.20%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 10 (4.20%) Data Analyst
9 10 (4.20%) Release Manager
9 10 (4.20%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.78%) C++ Developer
10 9 (3.78%) Delivery Manager
10 9 (3.78%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.36%) Architect
11 8 (3.36%) Service Manager
12 6 (2.52%) Consultant
12 6 (2.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.14%) Node.js
2 16 (6.72%) Qt
2 16 (6.72%) Web Services
3 15 (6.30%) .NET
4 12 (5.04%) MFC
5 11 (4.62%) ActiveX
5 11 (4.62%) DirectX
5 11 (4.62%) OpenGL
6 3 (1.26%) CSS
6 3 (1.26%) HTML
6 3 (1.26%) JFC
7 1 (0.42%) Electron Framework
7 1 (0.42%) HTML5
7 1 (0.42%) JSP
7 1 (0.42%) React
7 1 (0.42%) Redux
7 1 (0.42%) Sass
7 1 (0.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.42%) WinForms
7 1 (0.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.97%) Management Information System
2 31 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.56%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (5.46%) PMI
5 10 (4.20%) CMDB
6 8 (3.36%) PKI
7 5 (2.10%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.26%) VHDL
10 2 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.84%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.84%) NHS
10 2 (0.84%) User Experience
10 2 (0.84%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.37%) Windows
2 23 (9.66%) Linux
3 10 (4.20%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.94%) Unix
6 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.68%) AIX
7 4 (1.68%) Solaris
8 3 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.84%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.21%) Project Management
2 43 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (16.39%) Infrastructure Management
4 38 (15.97%) Software Engineering
5 36 (15.13%) PRINCE2
6 32 (13.45%) Process Improvement
7 31 (13.03%) Configuration Management
8 26 (10.92%) Programme Management
9 23 (9.66%) Validation
10 21 (8.82%) Service Management
11 20 (8.40%) Change Control
12 19 (7.98%) ITIL
12 19 (7.98%) Mathematics
12 19 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (6.72%) Change Management
13 16 (6.72%) Scrum
14 15 (6.30%) Data Management
15 14 (5.88%) Information Management
15 14 (5.88%) Logistics
15 14 (5.88%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 44 (18.49%) C++
2 25 (10.50%) Java
3 24 (10.08%) C
4 18 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.14%) C#
6 14 (5.88%) Ada
7 11 (4.62%) GLSL
7 11 (4.62%) HLSL
8 9 (3.78%) SQL
9 6 (2.52%) Python
10 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.84%) Ada 83
11 2 (0.84%) Ada 95
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.42%) VB
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 159 (66.81%) Security Cleared
2 102 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 42 (17.65%) Degree
4 16 (6.72%) DV Cleared
5 13 (5.46%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.78%) APMP
7 6 (2.52%) ISEB
7 6 (2.52%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.10%) HNC
8 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (1.68%) MCSE
9 4 (1.68%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (1.26%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.42%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.42%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.04%) Def Stans
1 12 (5.04%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.36%) PMO
3 5 (2.10%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.68%) QA
5 2 (0.84%) SLA
6 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.42%) DO-254
6 1 (0.42%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.42%) MISRA
6 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.42%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.68%) vSphere
4 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (10.92%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (3.78%) SCOM
3 5 (2.10%) SCCM
4 4 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (1.68%) WSUS
5 3 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.84%) EnCase
6 2 (0.84%) FTK
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.42%) Netcool
7 1 (0.42%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 58 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.82%) Xerox
3 11 (4.62%) Oracle
4 10 (4.20%) VMware
5 6 (2.52%) Cisco
5 6 (2.52%) HP
6 5 (2.10%) IBM
6 5 (2.10%) Lumension
7 4 (1.68%) Adobe
7 4 (1.68%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.68%) NetApp
8 3 (1.26%) EMC
8 3 (1.26%) McAfee
8 3 (1.26%) Remedy
8 3 (1.26%) Serena
9 2 (0.84%) Cellebrite
9 2 (0.84%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.42%) Capita
10 1 (0.42%) Meridio
10 1 (0.42%) Tableau