Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 661 570
Rank change year-on-year -10 -91 +63
Contract jobs citing Military 204 201 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.52% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 122 155
UK median daily rate £411 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -6.67% +7.92%
10th Percentile £145 £226 £81
90th Percentile £595 £698 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +17.14% -9.68% +12.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 80
UK median hourly rate £41.15 £42.50 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.18% +1.67% +11.47%
10th Percentile £11.79 £35.50 £33.00
90th Percentile £60.86 £49.10 £52.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.58 £42.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% +1.81% +3.75%

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 39,025 35,220 42,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.93% 36.47% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,882 23,377 26,893
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £279 £263 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 888 1,154
UK median hourly rate £26.11 £25.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -5.66% +17.78%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.32 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.25 £49.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.87 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -9.09% +5.77%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 192 £413 +17.86% 135
UK excluding London +8 166 £410 +17.14% 140
South West +24 75 £425 +32.81% 26
South East -38 48 £386 +10.36% 47
London -38 31 £413 -43.10% 16
North of England +43 18 £175 -73.08% 9
East of England -8 13 £475 -1.04% 25
Yorkshire +27 9 £175 -73.08% 1
North West +17 8 - - 7
Midlands +5 7 £83 - 11
West Midlands +8 5 £134 - 6
Wales -6 3 £393 -37.20% 20
East Midlands +4 2 £83 - 5
Scotland -13 2 £400 +150.00% 2
North East +56 1 £83 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 88 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 47 (23.04%) Finance
4 38 (18.63%) Programme Management
5 33 (16.18%) DV Cleared
5 33 (16.18%) Degree
6 30 (14.71%) Telecoms
7 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
8 27 (13.24%) Risk Management
9 25 (12.25%) Configuration Management
10 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
10 22 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (10.29%) Manufacturing
11 21 (10.29%) Project Management
11 21 (10.29%) ITIL
11 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
12 19 (9.31%) Driving Licence
12 19 (9.31%) Windows
12 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Project
12 19 (9.31%) Change Management
13 18 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (8.82%) Process Improvement
14 17 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
15 16 (7.84%) C
15 16 (7.84%) Change Control
16 15 (7.35%) SQL
17 14 (6.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery

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 6 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) Apache
2 2 (0.98%) CMS
2 2 (0.98%) IIS
2 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.49%) Live Communications Server
3 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (9.31%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (6.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (3.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.96%) Windchill
7 2 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.98%) SPSS
8 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.49%) CATIA
8 1 (0.49%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.49%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (3.43%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.94%) Primavera
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.49%) Relativity
3 1 (0.49%) Ringtail
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.94%) Link 11
1 6 (2.94%) Link 16
2 4 (1.96%) Internet
3 3 (1.47%) LAN
3 3 (1.47%) VPN
3 3 (1.47%) WAN
4 2 (0.98%) ADSL
4 2 (0.98%) DHCP
4 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 2 (0.98%) EIGRP
4 2 (0.98%) ICMP
4 2 (0.98%) IPsec
4 2 (0.98%) L2TP
4 2 (0.98%) MPLS
4 2 (0.98%) OSPF
4 2 (0.98%) RIP
4 2 (0.98%) SAN
4 2 (0.98%) SNMP
4 2 (0.98%) SSH
4 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.47%) Big Data
1 3 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.98%) GIS
2 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.49%) DTS
3 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.49%) MS Access
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.41%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.98%) JIRA
3 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.49%) Subversion
4 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Zephyr
General
1 47 (23.04%) Finance
2 30 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.29%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.37%) Law
5 12 (5.88%) Electronics
6 9 (4.41%) Marketing
7 7 (3.43%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.96%) Legal
9 3 (1.47%) Games
10 2 (0.98%) Avionics
10 2 (0.98%) Back Office
10 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (13.24%) Analyst
2 16 (7.84%) Telecoms Engineer
3 14 (6.86%) Developer
4 13 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (5.39%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.41%) Coordinator
6 9 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 8 (3.92%) Consultant
8 7 (3.43%) Business Analyst
8 7 (3.43%) Hardware Engineer
8 7 (3.43%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (3.43%) Service Manager
8 7 (3.43%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.94%) Ada Developer
9 6 (2.94%) Architect
9 6 (2.94%) Configuration Analyst
9 6 (2.94%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 6 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 6 (2.94%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.45%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.47%) JFC
1 3 (1.47%) XML
2 2 (0.98%) CSS
2 2 (0.98%) HTML
2 2 (0.98%) Kafka
2 2 (0.98%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.49%) Ajax
3 1 (0.49%) COM
3 1 (0.49%) Django
3 1 (0.49%) Flask
3 1 (0.49%) jQuery
3 1 (0.49%) JSP
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.49%) SGML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.31%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.43%) CMDB
4 7 (3.43%) PMI
5 6 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.96%) PKI
7 3 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.98%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.98%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.49%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.31%) Windows
2 8 (3.92%) Linux
3 7 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.45%) Unix
6 4 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.98%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Solaris
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.49%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.63%) Programme Management
2 27 (13.24%) Risk Management
3 25 (12.25%) Configuration Management
4 22 (10.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (10.29%) ITIL
5 21 (10.29%) Project Management
6 19 (9.31%) Change Management
6 19 (9.31%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (8.82%) Process Improvement
8 17 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.84%) Change Control
10 14 (6.86%) Service Delivery
10 14 (6.86%) Validation
11 13 (6.37%) Information Management
12 12 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (5.88%) ERP
13 11 (5.39%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (4.90%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.84%) C
2 15 (7.35%) SQL
3 12 (5.88%) C++
4 8 (3.92%) Ada
5 7 (3.43%) Python
6 5 (2.45%) Java
7 3 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.98%) C#
8 2 (0.98%) Perl
8 2 (0.98%) PHP
9 1 (0.49%) Ada 83
9 1 (0.49%) Ada 95
9 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 88 (43.14%) SC Cleared
3 33 (16.18%) Degree
3 33 (16.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.92%) ISTQB
5 7 (3.43%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.96%) HND
6 4 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.47%) Chartered Engineer
7 3 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.98%) HNC
8 2 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.98%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.98%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) ISEB
9 1 (0.49%) MBA
9 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.39%) Def Stans
1 11 (5.39%) PMO
2 8 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 6 (2.94%) QA
4 5 (2.45%) SLA
5 4 (1.96%) ECSS
5 4 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.47%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.49%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.49%) MIL-STD-1553
8 1 (0.49%) MISRA
8 1 (0.49%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.49%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.45%) Firmware
2 5 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.47%) vSphere
4 2 (0.98%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Nessus
1 2 (0.98%) OVSD
1 2 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.49%) EnCase
2 1 (0.49%) FTK
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.49%) Netcool
2 1 (0.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.49%) SCOM
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
2 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.86%) Xerox
3 12 (5.88%) SAP
4 9 (4.41%) Oracle
5 7 (3.43%) EMC
5 7 (3.43%) VMware
6 6 (2.94%) HP
7 5 (2.45%) Progress
8 4 (1.96%) Cisco
9 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.98%) BT
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 2 (0.98%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.98%) Remedy
10 1 (0.49%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.49%) Cellebrite
10 1 (0.49%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.49%) LogRhythm
10 1 (0.49%) Lumension
10 1 (0.49%) Mentor Graphics