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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 502 537 541
Rank change year-on-year +35 +4  
Contract jobs citing Military 106 102 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the General category 0.62% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 48
Median daily rate £415 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +5.06% +12.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 20
Median hourly rate £41.64 £43.00 £44.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.16% -2.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £31.80 £33.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.13 £59.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £43.00 £44.22
% change year-on-year -3.16% -2.74%  

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 17200 20426 21174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.15% 38.12% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11247 13262 12987
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 506 498
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +23.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Military
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Military as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +32 94 £415 +4.40% 37
South East +21 48 £415 +1.21% 14
Hampshire +12 37 £420 +1.81% 4
South West -6 21 £413 +1.85% 7
London - 15 £500 - 5
Bristol +8 7 £413 +96.42% 3
Wiltshire -2 7 £415 -5.68% 3
Salisbury +8 6 £423 - 1
Winchester - 6 £415 -
Berkshire - 6 £250 - 4
Wales - 6 £625 - 2
Reading - 5 £250 - 1
Farnborough - 5 £700 -
Portsmouth - 5 £325 - 2
Hook +3 4 £420 -
East Midlands -6 4 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 2
North West +17 3 - - 2
Gloucestershire +4 3 £375 -2.59% 1
North Wales - 3 - -
South Wales - 3 £625 - 2
Gwynedd - 3 - -
Holyhead - 3 - -
Lancashire +19 2 - -
Yeovil +6 2 - -
Somerset +2 2 - -
Preston -2 2 - -
Carterton - 2 £373 -
Redhill - 2 £510 -
Cardiff - 2 £638 - 1

Military
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 129 (60.56%) Security Cleared
2 83 (38.97%) SC Cleared
3 57 (26.76%) Windows
4 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (20.66%) DV Cleared
6 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
8 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
9 33 (15.49%) C
10 31 (14.55%) Software Engineering
11 26 (12.21%) ITIL
12 25 (11.74%) C#
12 25 (11.74%) C++
12 25 (11.74%) Management Information System
12 25 (11.74%) SDLC
13 24 (11.27%) Windows Server
13 24 (11.27%) Finance
13 24 (11.27%) VMware
14 21 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (9.86%) Problem Management
15 20 (9.39%) Information Security
15 20 (9.39%) Programme Management
16 19 (8.92%) Ada
16 19 (8.92%) Rational DOORS
17 18 (8.45%) System Testing
17 18 (8.45%) Test Strategy
18 17 (7.98%) Degree
18 17 (7.98%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (7.98%) Regression Testing
18 17 (7.98%) Service 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 7 (3.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.29%) TPMS
2 6 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.35%) Apache
4 4 (1.88%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.94%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.47%) phpBB
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.51%) MS Office
3 7 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.47%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.47%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.57%) Firewall
2 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.23%) VLAN
4 8 (3.76%) SNMP
5 7 (3.29%) Network Security
5 7 (3.29%) OSPF
6 6 (2.82%) BGP
6 6 (2.82%) ICMP
6 6 (2.82%) IPv4
6 6 (2.82%) IPv6
6 6 (2.82%) MPLS
6 6 (2.82%) VPN
6 6 (2.82%) WAN
7 5 (2.35%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.35%) VoIP
8 4 (1.88%) LAN
8 4 (1.88%) SAN
9 3 (1.41%) EIGRP
10 2 (0.94%) Internet
10 2 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.82%) Big Data
3 4 (1.88%) GIS
4 3 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.94%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.47%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (8.92%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.76%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (3.29%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.88%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.88%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.88%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.41%) MSI
7 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.94%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.94%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
8 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (11.27%) Finance
2 13 (6.10%) Avionics
2 13 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.16%) Banking
4 6 (2.82%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.88%) Legal
7 3 (1.41%) Arabic Language
7 3 (1.41%) Back Office
7 3 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (14.08%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (10.80%) Software Engineer
3 15 (7.04%) Architect
3 15 (7.04%) Developer
4 14 (6.57%) Integration Engineer
4 14 (6.57%) Problem Manager
5 9 (4.23%) Analyst
6 8 (3.76%) Implementation Engineer
6 8 (3.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 8 (3.76%) Systems Integrator
6 8 (3.76%) Trainer
7 7 (3.29%) Ada Engineer
8 6 (2.82%) Ada Software Engineer
8 6 (2.82%) Network Architect
8 6 (2.82%) Project Manager
8 6 (2.82%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.35%) Electronics Engineer
9 5 (2.35%) Junior
9 5 (2.35%) Junior Web Developer
9 5 (2.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.63%) CSS
2 10 (4.69%) .NET
3 5 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.35%) HTML
3 5 (2.35%) Web Services
4 4 (1.88%) COM
4 4 (1.88%) DCOM
4 4 (1.88%) Qt
4 4 (1.88%) WPF
5 3 (1.41%) Ajax
5 3 (1.41%) JFC
5 3 (1.41%) JSP
5 3 (1.41%) XML
6 2 (0.94%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) CORBA
7 1 (0.47%) LAMP
7 1 (0.47%) Middleware
7 1 (0.47%) RESTful
7 1 (0.47%) Smarty
7 1 (0.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.74%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.16%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (4.69%) Replication
5 6 (2.82%) CESG
5 6 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.82%) User Experience
6 3 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.41%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (1.41%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.94%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.94%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.94%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.94%) RIA
7 2 (0.94%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.76%) Windows
2 24 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.10%) Linux
4 11 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.76%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.82%) Solaris
8 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.41%) Unix
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.55%) Software Engineering
2 26 (12.21%) ITIL
3 25 (11.74%) SDLC
4 21 (9.86%) Problem Management
5 20 (9.39%) Information Security
5 20 (9.39%) Programme Management
6 18 (8.45%) System Testing
6 18 (8.45%) Test Strategy
7 17 (7.98%) Regression Testing
7 17 (7.98%) Service Management
8 16 (7.51%) Change Management
9 15 (7.04%) UML
10 14 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (6.57%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (5.63%) Business Continuity
12 12 (5.63%) Scrum
13 11 (5.16%) Analytics
13 11 (5.16%) Information Assurance
13 11 (5.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.49%) C
2 25 (11.74%) C#
2 25 (11.74%) C++
3 19 (8.92%) Ada
4 16 (7.51%) SQL
5 12 (5.63%) Java
6 7 (3.29%) Ada 83
6 7 (3.29%) Ada 95
7 6 (2.82%) Perl
7 6 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.88%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.88%) VB
9 3 (1.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.94%) Python
10 2 (0.94%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 129 (60.56%) Security Cleared
2 83 (38.97%) SC Cleared
3 44 (20.66%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.98%) Degree
4 17 (7.98%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.29%) MCTS
8 6 (2.82%) CCIE
8 6 (2.82%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.88%) APMP
10 4 (1.88%) CISSP
10 4 (1.88%) ISEB
11 3 (1.41%) CCNA
11 3 (1.41%) CLAS
12 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.94%) MCDST
12 2 (0.94%) MCSE
13 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 8 (3.76%) Def Stans
3 7 (3.29%) IEC 61508
4 6 (2.82%) DO-178B
5 5 (2.35%) ISO26262
5 5 (2.35%) MISRA
5 5 (2.35%) MISRA C
6 4 (1.88%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.94%) SLA
9 1 (0.47%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.47%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.47%) DO-254
System Software
1 41 (19.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.94%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.47%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.88%) SCCM
2 4 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.47%) Netcool
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.47%) Piwik
4 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.27%) VMware
3 16 (7.51%) HP
4 14 (6.57%) Cisco
5 7 (3.29%) Xerox
6 6 (2.82%) CA
7 4 (1.88%) Oracle
7 4 (1.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.41%) IBM
8 3 (1.41%) SAP
9 2 (0.94%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.94%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.94%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.94%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.94%) Lumension
9 2 (0.94%) Sophos
9 2 (0.94%) Veeam
10 1 (0.47%) PTC
10 1 (0.47%) Remedy
10 1 (0.47%) Zend
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