Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 643 560
Rank change year-on-year -18 -83 +53
Contract jobs citing Military 216 253 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.54% 0.66% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 168 157
UK median daily rate £405 £339 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.47% -3.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £145 £162 £81
90th Percentile £575 £594 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £335 £365
% change year-on-year +22.39% -8.22% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 95
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £11.49 £21.04 £35.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.93 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £41.80
% change year-on-year -0.84% -0.72% +7.87%

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 40332 38234 45828
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 36.47% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26692 25399 29138
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 882 937 1228
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.80 £47.50 £48.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.37 £26.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -0.49% +1.92% +13.04%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 14 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 November 2017. 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 0 205 £410 +22.39% 17
UK excluding London -7 173 £410 +22.39% 12
South West +30 89 £420 +29.23% 8
South East -37 53 £423 +24.26% 2
London -26 30 £400 -44.83% 5
North of England +56 11 £189 +128.79%
East of England -10 11 £356 -25.78% 1
Midlands +20 7 £83 - 1
Yorkshire +24 6 £295 -54.62%
North West +21 4 - -
East Midlands +10 4 £83 -
West Midlands +20 3 £134 -55.42% 1
Wales +9 2 £369 -14.74%
North East +68 1 £83 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 135 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 98 (45.37%) SC Cleared
3 37 (17.13%) Degree
3 37 (17.13%) Finance
4 34 (15.74%) DV Cleared
5 32 (14.81%) Telecoms
6 31 (14.35%) Programme Management
7 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (11.57%) Microsoft
9 24 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 22 (10.19%) Risk Management
11 21 (9.72%) Management Information System
11 21 (9.72%) ITIL
12 20 (9.26%) Windows
12 20 (9.26%) Manufacturing
13 19 (8.80%) Driving Licence
14 18 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (8.33%) Project Management
15 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (7.87%) Rational DOORS
16 16 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
16 16 (7.41%) Logistics
17 15 (6.94%) SQL
17 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
18 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
19 13 (6.02%) SAP
19 13 (6.02%) C
19 13 (6.02%) C++
19 13 (6.02%) Law
19 13 (6.02%) 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 5 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.39%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.39%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.93%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.93%) SAS
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Live Communications Server
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (2.31%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.39%) Windchill
7 2 (0.93%) SPSS
8 1 (0.46%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (3.24%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.78%) Primavera
3 2 (0.93%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.46%) Relativity
4 1 (0.46%) Ringtail
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.39%) IaaS
1 3 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.17%) Link 16
2 7 (3.24%) Link 11
3 6 (2.78%) Tactical Data Link
4 5 (2.31%) VPN
5 4 (1.85%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.39%) LAN
6 3 (1.39%) WAN
7 2 (0.93%) Internet
7 2 (0.93%) VLAN
8 1 (0.46%) DHCP
8 1 (0.46%) DNS
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.31%) GIS
2 4 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
2 4 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.39%) Big Data
4 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.46%) MS Access
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.87%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.39%) NetBeans
4 3 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.46%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.46%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (0.46%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (17.13%) Finance
2 32 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 20 (9.26%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.02%) Law
5 12 (5.56%) Electronics
6 11 (5.09%) Marketing
7 8 (3.70%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.85%) Back Office
8 4 (1.85%) Legal
9 3 (1.39%) Avionics
9 3 (1.39%) Banking
9 3 (1.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (7.87%) Analyst
2 16 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
3 13 (6.02%) Architect
3 13 (6.02%) Developer
3 13 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 12 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 10 (4.63%) Software Engineer
6 7 (3.24%) Support Engineer
7 6 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (2.78%) Service Manager
8 5 (2.31%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.31%) Consultant
8 5 (2.31%) Hardware Engineer
8 5 (2.31%) Trainer
9 4 (1.85%) Coordinator
9 4 (1.85%) Security Engineer
9 4 (1.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 4 (1.85%) Technical Architect
9 4 (1.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.31%) Middleware
1 5 (2.31%) Web Services
2 3 (1.39%) JFC
2 3 (1.39%) REST
3 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 2 (0.93%) COM
3 2 (0.93%) CSS
3 2 (0.93%) DCOM
3 2 (0.93%) HTML
3 2 (0.93%) Kafka
3 2 (0.93%) Qt
3 2 (0.93%) WPF
3 2 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) Ajax
4 1 (0.46%) Django
4 1 (0.46%) Flask
4 1 (0.46%) jQuery
4 1 (0.46%) JSP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.46%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.72%) Management Information System
2 19 (8.80%) Driving Licence
3 13 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.85%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (1.85%) NHS
7 3 (1.39%) CMDB
7 3 (1.39%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.93%) User Experience
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.46%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.26%) Windows
2 12 (5.56%) Linux
3 9 (4.17%) Unix
3 9 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.31%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) Solaris
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.35%) Programme Management
2 27 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 22 (10.19%) Risk Management
5 21 (9.72%) ITIL
6 18 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (8.33%) Project Management
7 17 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (7.41%) Logistics
9 14 (6.48%) Configuration Management
10 13 (6.02%) Scrum
10 13 (6.02%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.56%) Validation
12 11 (5.09%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (5.09%) Process Improvement
12 11 (5.09%) Use Case
13 10 (4.63%) Requirements Management
13 10 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.94%) SQL
2 13 (6.02%) C
2 13 (6.02%) C++
3 8 (3.70%) Ada
3 8 (3.70%) Java
4 6 (2.78%) C#
5 5 (2.31%) Python
6 4 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.93%) PHP
7 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.93%) VB
8 1 (0.46%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 135 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 98 (45.37%) SC Cleared
3 37 (17.13%) Degree
4 34 (15.74%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.85%) NVQ Level 4
8 4 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.39%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.39%) CAPM
9 3 (1.39%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.39%) HND
9 3 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.39%) MCDST
10 2 (0.93%) CISSP
10 2 (0.93%) HNC
10 2 (0.93%) ISEB
10 2 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) Def Stans
1 10 (4.63%) SLA
2 8 (3.70%) QA
3 6 (2.78%) JSP 440
4 5 (2.31%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.31%) PMO
5 4 (1.85%) ECSS
6 3 (1.39%) MIL-STD-1553
7 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.93%) HL7
8 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.46%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.78%) Docker
3 5 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.85%) Firmware
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.39%) OVSD
3 1 (0.46%) EnCase
3 1 (0.46%) FTK
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.46%) Netcool
3 1 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 25 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.02%) SAP
3 12 (5.56%) Oracle
4 9 (4.17%) Xerox
5 8 (3.70%) HP
6 7 (3.24%) EMC
7 6 (2.78%) Citrix
7 6 (2.78%) IBM
7 6 (2.78%) VMware
8 5 (2.31%) Cisco
9 4 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.93%) Remedy
11 1 (0.46%) BMC
11 1 (0.46%) Cognos
11 1 (0.46%) ESRI
11 1 (0.46%) Google
11 1 (0.46%) Meridio
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.46%) Veritas