Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 682 645 678
Rank change year-on-year -37 +33 -91
Contract jobs citing Military 212 233 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the General category 0.56% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 134 137
UK median daily rate £380 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +16.43% -5.41%
10th Percentile £205 £190 £110
90th Percentile £512 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% +15.71% -10.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 38
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% -0.60%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.41 £22.53
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £48.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% -6.64%

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 38,099 39,579 39,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.07% 39.94% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,905 26,127 26,109
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 872 861 967
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.62% +13.81% -4.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £47.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.73% +10.00% -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 26 September 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 26 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Top 16 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 26 September 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 -26 200 £383 -6.13% 160
UK excluding London -25 186 £420 +3.70% 159
South West -35 64 £490 +19.51% 47
South East -25 41 £423 +0.71% 44
East of England +16 30 £475 +97.92% 24
Midlands -6 27 £425 +415.15% 22
West Midlands +7 26 £425 +129.73% 18
London -8 23 £210 -58.00% 14
North of England -30 14 £210 -35.19% 11
Wales -14 7 £325 -5.80% 7
North West -17 7 £210 -14.72% 6
Yorkshire -18 5 £188 -36.44% 5
North East -15 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - - 5
East Midlands -2 1 - - 4
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 140 (66.04%) Security Cleared
2 93 (43.87%) SC Cleared
3 68 (32.08%) Microsoft
4 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (28.30%) Project Management
6 58 (27.36%) Windows
7 47 (22.17%) PRINCE2
8 44 (20.75%) Finance
9 38 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
9 38 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (16.51%) Degree
11 33 (15.57%) C++
12 32 (15.09%) Software Engineering
13 30 (14.15%) Management Information System
13 30 (14.15%) DV Cleared
14 28 (13.21%) Manufacturing
14 28 (13.21%) ITIL
15 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
16 26 (12.26%) Configuration Management
16 26 (12.26%) Xerox
17 25 (11.79%) Process Improvement
18 24 (11.32%) Eclipse
18 24 (11.32%) Java
18 24 (11.32%) JavaScript
19 23 (10.85%) C#
19 23 (10.85%) Programme Management
20 22 (10.38%) Scrum
20 22 (10.38%) Linux
20 22 (10.38%) Change Control
20 22 (10.38%) Node.js

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 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.77%) Apache
2 8 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.83%) IIS
4 6 (2.83%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (0.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.47%) Drupal
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (17.92%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (6.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) Simulink
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.74%) TCP/IP
2 21 (9.91%) Ethernet
3 12 (5.66%) DNS
4 10 (4.72%) Internet
5 7 (3.30%) DHCP
5 7 (3.30%) SAN
6 6 (2.83%) Link 11
6 6 (2.83%) Link 16
7 5 (2.36%) Wireless
8 3 (1.42%) Firewall
8 3 (1.42%) VoIP
9 2 (0.94%) Skype
9 2 (0.94%) SNMP
10 1 (0.47%) Anycast
10 1 (0.47%) ATM
10 1 (0.47%) Broadband
10 1 (0.47%) ISDN
10 1 (0.47%) LAN
10 1 (0.47%) Unicast
10 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.94%) DTS
4 2 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.47%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (11.32%) Eclipse
2 21 (9.91%) NetBeans
2 21 (9.91%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.60%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (1.89%) Rational Quality Manager
5 4 (1.89%) Rational Team Concert
6 2 (0.94%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) JIRA
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 44 (20.75%) Finance
2 28 (13.21%) Manufacturing
3 21 (9.91%) Aerospace
4 13 (6.13%) Electronics
4 13 (6.13%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.77%) Marketing
6 6 (2.83%) Law
7 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Avionics
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (12.26%) Project Manager
2 24 (11.32%) Coordinator
3 22 (10.38%) Project Coordinator
4 16 (7.55%) Developer
5 11 (5.19%) Analyst
6 10 (4.72%) Architect
6 10 (4.72%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 10 (4.72%) Release Manager
6 10 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (3.77%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 8 (3.77%) Technical Manager
7 8 (3.77%) Test Manager
8 7 (3.30%) Support Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) Ada Developer
9 6 (2.83%) ITIL Manager
9 6 (2.83%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (2.83%) Wintel Engineer
10 5 (2.36%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (2.36%) ITIL Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.38%) Node.js
2 21 (9.91%) Qt
2 21 (9.91%) Web Services
3 19 (8.96%) .NET
4 16 (7.55%) ActiveX
4 16 (7.55%) DirectX
4 16 (7.55%) MFC
4 16 (7.55%) OpenGL
5 4 (1.89%) HTML
5 4 (1.89%) JFC
6 3 (1.42%) CSS
7 2 (0.94%) JSP
8 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.47%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.47%) SignalR
8 1 (0.47%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.47%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.92%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (14.15%) Management Information System
3 17 (8.02%) PMI
4 14 (6.60%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.19%) PKI
6 7 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (2.36%) Taxonomies
7 5 (2.36%) VHDL
8 4 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.89%) CMDB
9 2 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.94%) ASIC
9 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) CPLD
9 2 (0.94%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.94%) NHS
9 2 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.36%) Windows
2 22 (10.38%) Linux
3 18 (8.49%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.30%) Unix
7 6 (2.83%) Solaris
8 5 (2.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.42%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.47%) AIX
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (28.30%) Project Management
3 47 (22.17%) PRINCE2
4 32 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.21%) ITIL
6 26 (12.26%) Configuration Management
7 25 (11.79%) Process Improvement
8 23 (10.85%) Programme Management
9 22 (10.38%) Change Control
9 22 (10.38%) Scrum
10 21 (9.91%) Service Management
11 20 (9.43%) Logistics
11 20 (9.43%) Mathematics
11 20 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (8.96%) Due Diligence
13 17 (8.02%) Infrastructure Management
14 16 (7.55%) Mentoring
14 16 (7.55%) NsoIT
14 16 (7.55%) Validation
15 14 (6.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (15.57%) C++
2 24 (11.32%) Java
2 24 (11.32%) JavaScript
3 23 (10.85%) C#
4 19 (8.96%) C
5 16 (7.55%) GLSL
5 16 (7.55%) HLSL
6 11 (5.19%) SQL
7 8 (3.77%) Ada
8 3 (1.42%) Python
9 2 (0.94%) Ada 83
9 2 (0.94%) Ada 95
9 2 (0.94%) Assembly Language
9 2 (0.94%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.47%) VB
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (66.04%) Security Cleared
2 93 (43.87%) SC Cleared
3 35 (16.51%) Degree
4 30 (14.15%) DV Cleared
5 17 (8.02%) PMI Certification
6 13 (6.13%) APMP
7 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.77%) CISSP
8 8 (3.77%) MCSE
9 7 (3.30%) ISTQB
10 6 (2.83%) CISMP
10 6 (2.83%) MCITP
10 6 (2.83%) MCP
11 5 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (1.89%) ISEB
12 4 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (1.42%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
15 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
15 1 (0.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.72%) PMO
2 8 (3.77%) JSP 440
3 5 (2.36%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.89%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.94%) QA
5 2 (0.94%) RMADS
5 2 (0.94%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.47%) DO-254
6 1 (0.47%) ECSS
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (8.02%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.83%) vSphere
4 2 (0.94%) Firmware
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (4.25%) SCOM
3 6 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.83%) SCCM
3 6 (2.83%) WSUS
4 3 (1.42%) EnCase
5 2 (0.94%) FTK
5 2 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.47%) Netcool
6 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.47%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 68 (32.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.26%) Xerox
3 10 (4.72%) VMware
4 9 (4.25%) Oracle
5 7 (3.30%) SAP
6 6 (2.83%) Cisco
6 6 (2.83%) McAfee
7 4 (1.89%) IBM
7 4 (1.89%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.89%) Lumension
7 4 (1.89%) NetApp
8 3 (1.42%) EMC
8 3 (1.42%) Serena
9 2 (0.94%) Cellebrite
9 2 (0.94%) HP
9 2 (0.94%) Mentor Graphics
9 2 (0.94%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.47%) Adobe
10 1 (0.47%) Dell
10 1 (0.47%) Progress