Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 650 658 662
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -93
Contract jobs citing Military 225 211 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.63% 0.54% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 128 122
UK median daily rate £438 £416 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +17.25% -5.33%
10th Percentile £253 £157 £226
90th Percentile £668 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £350
% change year-on-year +7.78% +19.29% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 33
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £41.15 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.09% -3.18% +1.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.79 £35.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £60.86 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.58 £42.00
% change year-on-year -8.81% -3.39% +1.20%

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 35,684 38,966 35,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.14% 38.88% 36.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,413 25,812 23,449
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 789 864 902
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.25 £11.32
90th Percentile £51.71 £48.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £26.87 £25.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% +7.46% -9.09%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
England +4 210 £450 +7.78% 198
UK excluding London +16 206 £450 +7.78% 184
South West -43 60 £525 +20.00% 43
Midlands +39 54 £431 +422.73% 12
West Midlands +39 50 £425 +129.73% 7
South East -15 43 £475 +18.75% 58
East of England +10 24 £425 -10.53% 39
North of England -12 15 £500 +185.71% 15
London -23 15 £256 -37.88% 34
Wales -8 9 £366 -6.69% 14
North West 0 7 £263 - 9
Yorkshire -12 7 £500 +185.71% 5
East Midlands +10 3 - - 5
Scotland -2 2 £550 +37.50% 5
North East -6 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 with a requirement for Military.

1 160 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 101 (44.89%) SC Cleared
3 89 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (39.11%) Microsoft
5 67 (29.78%) Windows
6 52 (23.11%) DV Cleared
7 44 (19.56%) ITIL
8 39 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
10 35 (15.56%) Software Engineering
11 33 (14.67%) Finance
11 33 (14.67%) Active Directory
11 33 (14.67%) Degree
12 32 (14.22%) Project Management
12 32 (14.22%) Linux
13 30 (13.33%) PRINCE2
13 30 (13.33%) C++
14 28 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
15 27 (12.00%) JavaScript
15 27 (12.00%) MCSE
16 26 (11.56%) Java
16 26 (11.56%) Aerospace
16 26 (11.56%) Scrum
17 25 (11.11%) Management Information System
17 25 (11.11%) C#
17 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
18 23 (10.22%) Web Services
18 23 (10.22%) Manufacturing
18 23 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (9.78%) 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 21 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.56%) Confluence
4 6 (2.67%) Apache
5 5 (2.22%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.78%) IIS
7 3 (1.33%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.89%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Simulink
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.78%) PaaS
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.33%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 20 (8.89%) Ethernet
3 10 (4.44%) DHCP
3 10 (4.44%) DNS
4 7 (3.11%) Firewall
5 6 (2.67%) Internet
5 6 (2.67%) Skype
6 5 (2.22%) SAN
7 3 (1.33%) SSL
7 3 (1.33%) VoIP
8 2 (0.89%) LAN
8 2 (0.89%) Link 11
8 2 (0.89%) Link 16
8 2 (0.89%) WAN
8 2 (0.89%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.44%) 4G
9 1 (0.44%) Tactical Data Link
9 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.44%) VSAN
9 1 (0.44%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) Big Data
2 2 (0.89%) GIS
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (9.33%) Eclipse
2 20 (8.89%) NetBeans
2 20 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (4.00%) JIRA
6 4 (1.78%) Rational Quality Manager
6 4 (1.78%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.44%) MSI
7 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.44%) Selenium
7 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (14.67%) Finance
2 26 (11.56%) Aerospace
3 23 (10.22%) Manufacturing
4 20 (8.89%) Electronics
5 18 (8.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (5.78%) Marketing
7 3 (1.33%) Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.89%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (12.44%) Architect
1 28 (12.44%) Project Manager
2 17 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (5.78%) DV Cleared Project Manager
4 12 (5.33%) Developer
5 10 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
6 9 (4.00%) Information Architect
6 9 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 9 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 9 (4.00%) Test Engineer
7 8 (3.56%) Coordinator
7 8 (3.56%) Exchange Architect
7 8 (3.56%) Project Coordinator
7 8 (3.56%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.56%) Technical Manager
8 7 (3.11%) Designer
8 7 (3.11%) Technical Architect
9 6 (2.67%) Analyst
9 6 (2.67%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (2.67%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.22%) Web Services
2 21 (9.33%) .NET
2 21 (9.33%) Node.js
3 20 (8.89%) Qt
4 18 (8.00%) MFC
5 17 (7.56%) ActiveX
5 17 (7.56%) DirectX
5 17 (7.56%) OpenGL
6 8 (3.56%) CSS
7 7 (3.11%) HTML
8 6 (2.67%) XML
9 4 (1.78%) SOAP
10 3 (1.33%) 802.1X
10 3 (1.33%) JSON
10 3 (1.33%) RESTful
10 3 (1.33%) XML Messaging
11 2 (0.89%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.89%) Java EE
11 2 (0.89%) jQuery
11 2 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.11%) PKI
3 16 (7.11%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.44%) Taxonomies
5 8 (3.56%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.22%) ASIC
6 5 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (2.22%) PMI
6 5 (2.22%) VHDL
7 4 (1.78%) CPLD
8 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.89%) NHS
8 2 (0.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (29.78%) Windows
2 32 (14.22%) Linux
3 21 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (8.44%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.56%) AIX
6 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.22%) Unix
7 5 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.78%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.56%) ITIL
3 35 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 32 (14.22%) Project Management
5 30 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 26 (11.56%) Scrum
7 23 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
8 22 (9.78%) Service Management
9 21 (9.33%) Service Design
10 19 (8.44%) Mathematics
10 19 (8.44%) Programme Management
11 18 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 18 (8.00%) ITIL V3
12 17 (7.56%) Critical Thinking
12 17 (7.56%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.67%) Migration
14 14 (6.22%) NsoIT
14 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
14 14 (6.22%) SOA
14 14 (6.22%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.33%) C++
2 27 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (11.56%) Java
4 25 (11.11%) C#
5 21 (9.33%) C
6 19 (8.44%) SQL
7 17 (7.56%) GLSL
7 17 (7.56%) HLSL
8 7 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.22%) Python
10 4 (1.78%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.33%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.33%) PHP
12 2 (0.89%) Ada
12 2 (0.89%) Ruby
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.44%) Jython
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) VC++
Qualifications
1 160 (71.11%) Security Cleared
2 101 (44.89%) SC Cleared
3 52 (23.11%) DV Cleared
4 33 (14.67%) Degree
5 28 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (12.00%) MCSE
7 10 (4.44%) APMP
8 9 (4.00%) CISSP
8 9 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (3.56%) MCITP
9 8 (3.56%) MCP
10 7 (3.11%) MCSA
11 6 (2.67%) CISMP
12 5 (2.22%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.22%) VCP6
13 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.33%) HNC
13 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.89%) CCNP
14 2 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.89%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.78%) PMO
3 3 (1.33%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.44%) DO-254
4 1 (0.44%) ECSS
4 1 (0.44%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.44%) JTAG
4 1 (0.44%) QA
4 1 (0.44%) RMADS
4 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.22%) Firmware
5 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.89%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.44%) Docker
7 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (2.67%) WSUS
2 5 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.78%) SCCM
3 4 (1.78%) SCOM
3 4 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.89%) EnCase
5 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.44%) PTC Integrity
5 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 88 (39.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.56%) VMware
3 12 (5.33%) SAP
4 8 (3.56%) Xerox
5 6 (2.67%) McAfee
6 5 (2.22%) Cisco
6 5 (2.22%) Oracle
7 4 (1.78%) IBM
8 3 (1.33%) EMC
8 3 (1.33%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.89%) Adobe
9 2 (0.89%) Lotus
10 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.44%) Citrix
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) QAD
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.44%) Remedy
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) SunGard