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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Military
UK
Rank 495 539 524
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15  
Contract jobs citing Military 101 103 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 49
Median daily rate £415 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +15.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £405 £350
% change year-on-year +2.46% +15.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 17
Median hourly rate £42.07 £45.00 £43.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.51% +3.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £36.00 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £69.07 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.07 £45.00 £43.43
% change year-on-year -6.51% +3.61%  

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 17225 20272 20640
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.03% 38.25% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11246 13129 12650
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 459 507 483
Median hourly rate £26.13 £27.58 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.27% +25.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +30 90 £415 +1.21% 36
South East +35 47 £415 +0.60% 16
Hampshire +12 36 £420 +1.81% 5
South West -5 21 £413 -2.94% 7
London - 15 £500 - 4
Bristol +8 8 £413 +96.42% 3
Wiltshire -1 7 £415 -10.75% 2
Salisbury +11 6 £423 - 1
Winchester - 6 £415 -
Berkshire - 6 £250 - 4
Reading - 5 £250 - 1
Farnborough - 5 £700 -
Portsmouth - 5 £325 - 2
Wales - 5 £625 - 3
Hook +2 4 £420 -
North West +16 3 - - 2
East Midlands -2 3 - - 2
South Wales - 3 £625 - 2
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 2
Lancashire +13 2 - -
Gloucestershire +7 2 £375 -16.66% 2
Yeovil +6 2 - -
Somerset +4 2 - -
Preston -2 2 - -
Carterton - 2 £373 -
Gwynedd - 2 - - 1
North Wales - 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £510 -
Havant - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £373 -

Military
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 126 (60.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (38.76%) SC Cleared
3 54 (25.84%) Windows
4 47 (22.49%) Microsoft
5 44 (21.05%) DV Cleared
6 43 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (19.14%) Active Directory
8 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
9 32 (15.31%) C
10 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
11 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
11 25 (11.96%) ITIL
11 25 (11.96%) SDLC
12 24 (11.48%) Windows Server
12 24 (11.48%) C#
12 24 (11.48%) C++
12 24 (11.48%) Finance
12 24 (11.48%) VMware
13 21 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (10.05%) Problem Management
14 20 (9.57%) Information Security
14 20 (9.57%) Programme Management
15 19 (9.09%) Ada
15 19 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (8.61%) System Testing
17 17 (8.13%) Degree
17 17 (8.13%) Test Strategy
17 17 (8.13%) ITIL Certification
17 17 (8.13%) Regression Testing
18 16 (7.66%) Change Management

Military
Top Related 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 (3.35%) TPMS
2 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.39%) Apache
3 5 (2.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.44%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.48%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.48%) phpBB
5 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.66%) MS Office
3 7 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Siemens NX
5 1 (0.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) IaaS
3 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.70%) Firewall
2 9 (4.31%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.31%) VLAN
3 8 (3.83%) SNMP
4 7 (3.35%) Network Security
4 7 (3.35%) OSPF
5 6 (2.87%) BGP
5 6 (2.87%) ICMP
5 6 (2.87%) IPv4
5 6 (2.87%) IPv6
5 6 (2.87%) MPLS
5 6 (2.87%) VPN
5 6 (2.87%) WAN
6 5 (2.39%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.39%) VoIP
7 4 (1.91%) LAN
7 4 (1.91%) SAN
8 3 (1.44%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.96%) ATM
9 2 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.87%) Big Data
3 4 (1.91%) GIS
4 3 (1.44%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (0.96%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.96%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.48%) DB2
6 1 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.48%) MySQL
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.83%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (3.35%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.91%) ClearCase
5 4 (1.91%) ClearQuest
5 4 (1.91%) NetBeans
5 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.44%) MSI
7 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.96%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.48%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.48%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.48%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (11.48%) Finance
2 13 (6.22%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.26%) Avionics
3 11 (5.26%) Banking
4 6 (2.87%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.44%) Arabic Language
7 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Billing
9 1 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (14.35%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (10.05%) Software Engineer
3 16 (7.66%) Architect
4 15 (7.18%) Developer
5 14 (6.70%) Integration Engineer
5 14 (6.70%) Problem Manager
6 9 (4.31%) Analyst
7 8 (3.83%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 8 (3.83%) Systems Integrator
7 8 (3.83%) Trainer
8 7 (3.35%) Ada Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Ada Software Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.39%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Junior Developer
10 5 (2.39%) Junior Web Developer
10 5 (2.39%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.39%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.74%) CSS
2 9 (4.31%) .NET
3 5 (2.39%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.39%) HTML
3 5 (2.39%) Web Services
4 4 (1.91%) Qt
5 3 (1.44%) Ajax
5 3 (1.44%) COM
5 3 (1.44%) DCOM
5 3 (1.44%) JFC
5 3 (1.44%) JSP
5 3 (1.44%) WPF
5 3 (1.44%) XML
6 2 (0.96%) SOAP
7 1 (0.48%) CORBA
7 1 (0.48%) jQuery
7 1 (0.48%) LAMP
7 1 (0.48%) Middleware
7 1 (0.48%) Spring
7 1 (0.48%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.74%) Cyber Attack
4 10 (4.78%) Replication
5 6 (2.87%) CESG
5 6 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.39%) User Experience
7 3 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.44%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.44%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.96%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.96%) RIA
8 2 (0.96%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.84%) Windows
2 24 (11.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.74%) Linux
4 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.83%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.87%) Solaris
8 5 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.44%) Unix
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.88%) Software Engineering
2 25 (11.96%) ITIL
2 25 (11.96%) SDLC
3 21 (10.05%) Problem Management
4 20 (9.57%) Information Security
4 20 (9.57%) Programme Management
5 18 (8.61%) System Testing
6 17 (8.13%) Regression Testing
6 17 (8.13%) Test Strategy
7 16 (7.66%) Change Management
7 16 (7.66%) Service Management
8 15 (7.18%) UML
9 14 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (6.70%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (5.74%) Business Continuity
11 11 (5.26%) Analytics
11 11 (5.26%) Information Assurance
11 11 (5.26%) Project Management
11 11 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.31%) C
2 24 (11.48%) C#
2 24 (11.48%) C++
3 19 (9.09%) Ada
4 16 (7.66%) SQL
5 12 (5.74%) Java
6 7 (3.35%) Ada 83
6 7 (3.35%) Ada 95
7 6 (2.87%) Perl
7 6 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.96%) Python
10 2 (0.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.48%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (60.29%) Security Cleared
2 81 (38.76%) SC Cleared
3 44 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.13%) Degree
4 17 (8.13%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.35%) MCTS
8 6 (2.87%) CCIE
8 6 (2.87%) JNCIE
9 5 (2.39%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.91%) APMP
10 4 (1.91%) CISSP
10 4 (1.91%) ISEB
11 3 (1.44%) CCNA
11 3 (1.44%) CLAS
12 2 (0.96%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.96%) MCDST
12 2 (0.96%) MCSE
13 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.31%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) Def Stans
3 7 (3.35%) IEC 61508
4 6 (2.87%) DO-178B
5 5 (2.39%) ISO26262
5 5 (2.39%) MISRA
5 5 (2.39%) MISRA C
6 4 (1.91%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.96%) SLA
9 1 (0.48%) ARP4754
9 1 (0.48%) ARP4761
9 1 (0.48%) DO-254
System Software
1 40 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.96%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (1.91%) SCCM
2 4 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) Piwik
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.48%) VMware
3 16 (7.66%) HP
4 14 (6.70%) Cisco
5 7 (3.35%) Xerox
6 6 (2.87%) CA
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle
7 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.44%) IBM
8 3 (1.44%) SAP
9 2 (0.96%) 3PAR
9 2 (0.96%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.96%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.96%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.96%) Lumension
9 2 (0.96%) Sophos
9 2 (0.96%) Veeam
10 1 (0.48%) PTC
10 1 (0.48%) Remedy
10 1 (0.48%) Zend
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