Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 642 669 568
Rank change year-on-year +27 -101 +37
Contract jobs citing Military 215 229 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.60% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 145 136
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.28%
10th Percentile £154 £160 £83
90th Percentile £600 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.41% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 99
UK median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.84% -1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.74 £18.05 £33.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.01 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year +2.56% -5.43% +3.10%

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 39246 38415 45163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.54% 36.02% 39.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25970 25577 28851
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £280 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 877 964 1200
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £24.41 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.56% +2.78% +7.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.45 £47.18 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.65 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +14.60% -3.85% +8.33%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +35 201 £400 +17.99% 32
UK excluding London +16 177 £400 +14.29% 39
South West +35 81 £410 +26.15% 8
South East -25 54 £428 +22.36% 16
London -8 24 £550 -24.14% 1
North of England +79 19 £310 +275.15% 2
Midlands +30 11 £83 - 3
East Midlands +5 9 £83 - 1
Yorkshire +30 8 £295 -54.62%
East of England -18 8 £83 -82.81% 2
North West +21 6 £246 +198.48% 2
North East +73 5 £324 +292.73%
Wales +7 4 £369 -14.74% 5
West Midlands +20 2 £185 -40.80% 2

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 139 (64.65%) Security Cleared
2 99 (46.05%) SC Cleared
3 41 (19.07%) Degree
4 40 (18.60%) DV Cleared
5 38 (17.67%) Finance
6 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
7 32 (14.88%) Programme Management
8 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 27 (12.56%) Windows
10 25 (11.63%) Software Engineering
11 24 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (11.16%) Risk Management
12 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
13 21 (9.77%) Manufacturing
13 21 (9.77%) ITIL
14 20 (9.30%) Project Management
14 20 (9.30%) Driving Licence
15 19 (8.84%) Rational DOORS
16 18 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (7.44%) Scrum
17 16 (7.44%) Logistics
17 16 (7.44%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (6.98%) SAP
19 14 (6.51%) C++
19 14 (6.51%) SQL
20 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Project
20 13 (6.05%) Electronics
20 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
20 13 (6.05%) Digital Marketing

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 8 (3.72%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.79%) ArcGIS
3 5 (2.33%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.40%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.93%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (3.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (2.79%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.93%) SPSS
6 2 (0.93%) Windchill
7 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.47%) CATIA
7 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (2.79%) Primavera
3 2 (0.93%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.47%) Relativity
4 1 (0.47%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.40%) IaaS
2 3 (1.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.12%) Link 16
2 8 (3.72%) VPN
3 6 (2.79%) Link 11
3 6 (2.79%) Tactical Data Link
4 5 (2.33%) SNMP
4 5 (2.33%) VLAN
5 4 (1.86%) Ethernet
5 4 (1.86%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.40%) BGP
6 3 (1.40%) DHCP
6 3 (1.40%) Firewall
6 3 (1.40%) ICMP
6 3 (1.40%) IPv4
6 3 (1.40%) IPv6
6 3 (1.40%) LAN
6 3 (1.40%) MPLS
6 3 (1.40%) Network Security
6 3 (1.40%) OSPF
6 3 (1.40%) WAN
7 2 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.33%) GIS
3 4 (1.86%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) MS Access
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.40%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.40%) NetBeans
3 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.47%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.47%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.47%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (0.47%) Rational Statemate
4 1 (0.47%) Redmine
General
1 38 (17.67%) Finance
2 36 (16.74%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.77%) Manufacturing
4 13 (6.05%) Electronics
4 13 (6.05%) Marketing
5 8 (3.72%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.26%) Avionics
7 4 (1.86%) Back Office
7 4 (1.86%) Legal
8 3 (1.40%) Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Billing
8 3 (1.40%) Law
9 2 (0.93%) Automotive
10 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (7.44%) Architect
3 15 (6.98%) Telecoms Engineer
4 12 (5.58%) Analyst
4 12 (5.58%) Software Engineer
4 12 (5.58%) Technical Support
5 11 (5.12%) Programme Manager
6 10 (4.65%) Developer
7 9 (4.19%) Project Manager
8 8 (3.72%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.33%) Administrator
10 5 (2.33%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Project Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Trainer
11 4 (1.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 4 (1.86%) Ada Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.79%) Web Services
2 5 (2.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.33%) COM
2 5 (2.33%) DCOM
2 5 (2.33%) WPF
3 4 (1.86%) Middleware
4 3 (1.40%) REST
4 3 (1.40%) XML
5 2 (0.93%) Qt
6 1 (0.47%) Django
6 1 (0.47%) Flask
6 1 (0.47%) JFC
6 1 (0.47%) JSON
6 1 (0.47%) Node.js
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
6 1 (0.47%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
2 20 (9.30%) Driving Licence
3 13 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.72%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.79%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.33%) User Experience
8 4 (1.86%) NHS
9 3 (1.40%) CESG
9 3 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.40%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) ASIC
10 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.93%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.56%) Windows
2 9 (4.19%) Linux
2 9 (4.19%) Unix
2 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (3.26%) Windows 10
4 5 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.88%) Programme Management
2 25 (11.63%) Software Engineering
3 24 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.16%) Risk Management
4 21 (9.77%) ITIL
5 20 (9.30%) Project Management
6 18 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (7.44%) Cybersecurity
7 16 (7.44%) Logistics
7 16 (7.44%) Scrum
8 13 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (5.58%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.58%) UML
9 12 (5.58%) Validation
10 11 (5.12%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.65%) Information Assurance
12 9 (4.19%) Mathematics
12 9 (4.19%) Requirements Management
12 9 (4.19%) SOA
12 9 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.51%) C++
1 14 (6.51%) SQL
2 12 (5.58%) C
3 10 (4.65%) C#
4 9 (4.19%) Java
5 7 (3.26%) Ada
6 5 (2.33%) VB
7 3 (1.40%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.40%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 139 (64.65%) Security Cleared
2 99 (46.05%) SC Cleared
3 41 (19.07%) Degree
4 40 (18.60%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (3.72%) ISTQB
7 7 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.33%) APMP
9 4 (1.86%) CFA
9 4 (1.86%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (1.86%) NVQ Level 4
9 4 (1.86%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.40%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.40%) CAPM
10 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.40%) HND
10 3 (1.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.40%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.40%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.65%) SLA
2 8 (3.72%) QA
3 6 (2.79%) JSP 440
3 6 (2.79%) MIL-STD-1553
4 4 (1.86%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.86%) PMO
5 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.93%) HL7
7 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
7 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.47%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (5.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.79%) Docker
2 6 (2.79%) Firmware
2 6 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.40%) Netcool
2 3 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (1.40%) OVSD
3 1 (0.47%) EnCase
3 1 (0.47%) FTK
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.98%) SAP
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle
4 8 (3.72%) Cisco
4 8 (3.72%) HP
4 8 (3.72%) IBM
4 8 (3.72%) Xerox
5 7 (3.26%) EMC
6 6 (2.79%) Citrix
6 6 (2.79%) VMware
7 4 (1.86%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.86%) Veritas
8 2 (0.93%) NetApp
8 2 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.47%) BMC
9 1 (0.47%) BT
9 1 (0.47%) Cellebrite
9 1 (0.47%) ESRI
9 1 (0.47%) Meridio
9 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds