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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 468 548 512
Rank change year-on-year +80 -36  
Contract jobs citing Military 133 96 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.73% 0.49% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 54 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £285 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £487 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +10.52% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 51
Median hourly rate £43.76 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £27.00 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £57.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.76 £40.00 £43.83
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.73%  

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 18136 19769 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.21% 36.77% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11912 13193 14206
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £633 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 464 540
Median hourly rate £26.45 £22.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £11.00 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.54 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 +86 124 £425 +10.38% 42
South West +28 36 £425 +13.33% 12
South East +12 32 £423 +5.62% 19
Hampshire +1 28 £425 +6.25%
London +31 22 £600 +137.38% 2
Wiltshire +17 19 £423 +12.66% 2
Bristol - 12 £450 - 4
North West +24 9 £246 - 2
Corsham +4 9 £498 +10.55% 1
East Midlands 0 9 - - 1
Lincolnshire - 7 - - 1
Winchester - 7 £420 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +85 6 £328 -
Tyne and Wear +83 6 £328 -
North East +73 6 £328 -
Lancashire +9 6 £246 - 1
Andover +9 6 £575 +53.33%
Yorkshire - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
Gloucestershire +9 4 £324 -13.60% 4
Preston -17 4 £83 -
City of London +1 3 - - 1
East of England -5 3 - - 2
Wales - 3 £250 -
Marlborough - 3 £325 -
Salisbury +4 2 £408 +10.50%
Fareham 0 2 £380 +12.59%
Basingstoke -5 2 £432 -28.67%
Bordon - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 145 (61.97%) Security Cleared
2 96 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 48 (20.51%) Microsoft
4 44 (18.80%) DV Cleared
5 42 (17.95%) Windows
6 37 (15.81%) Software Engineering
7 36 (15.38%) Degree
8 33 (14.10%) Programme Management
9 31 (13.25%) Finance
10 30 (12.82%) C
11 27 (11.54%) C++
12 25 (10.68%) Active Directory
13 24 (10.26%) Management Information System
13 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (9.83%) Rational DOORS
14 23 (9.83%) Telecoms
14 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (9.83%) UML
15 21 (8.97%) C#
15 21 (8.97%) Firewall
16 20 (8.55%) Manufacturing
16 20 (8.55%) Ada
16 20 (8.55%) Cisco
17 19 (8.12%) Avionics
17 19 (8.12%) Link 16
18 17 (7.26%) Test Strategy
18 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (7.26%) SOA
19 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
19 16 (6.84%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (4.27%) ArcGIS
2 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.42%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.42%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.42%) TPMS
4 3 (1.28%) Apache
4 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.43%) phpBB
6 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (9.83%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) CATIA
7 1 (0.43%) Simulink
7 1 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.43%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.28%) IaaS
2 3 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.97%) Firewall
2 19 (8.12%) Link 16
3 15 (6.41%) Network Security
3 15 (6.41%) SNMP
3 15 (6.41%) VLAN
4 14 (5.98%) ICMP
4 14 (5.98%) MPLS
4 14 (5.98%) OSPF
5 13 (5.56%) BGP
5 13 (5.56%) IPv4
5 13 (5.56%) IPv6
5 13 (5.56%) VPN
6 9 (3.85%) Link 11
7 6 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.71%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.71%) Tactical Data Link
8 4 (1.71%) WAN
9 3 (1.28%) EIGRP
9 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) GIS
3 3 (1.28%) Big Data
3 3 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.85%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.43%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (9.83%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (2.99%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (2.56%) ClearCase
4 5 (2.14%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.28%) NetBeans
6 3 (1.28%) Rational Statemate
7 2 (0.85%) Redmine
8 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.43%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (13.25%) Finance
2 23 (9.83%) Telecoms
3 20 (8.55%) Manufacturing
4 19 (8.12%) Avionics
5 9 (3.85%) Electronics
6 8 (3.42%) Marketing
7 7 (2.99%) Aerospace
8 6 (2.56%) Banking
9 4 (1.71%) Back Office
10 3 (1.28%) Billing
10 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 23 (9.83%) Architect
4 13 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 12 (5.13%) Analyst
5 12 (5.13%) Developer
6 11 (4.70%) Programme Manager
7 10 (4.27%) Ada Engineer
7 10 (4.27%) Ada Software Engineer
7 10 (4.27%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (3.85%) Telecoms Architect
9 8 (3.42%) Cisco Architect
9 8 (3.42%) Cisco Network Architect
9 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.42%) Trainer
10 6 (2.56%) Ada Developer
10 6 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
10 6 (2.56%) Project Engineer
11 5 (2.14%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) .NET
2 10 (4.27%) COM
2 10 (4.27%) DCOM
2 10 (4.27%) WPF
3 8 (3.42%) Web Services
4 7 (2.99%) CSS
5 3 (1.28%) HTML
5 3 (1.28%) JFC
5 3 (1.28%) Middleware
5 3 (1.28%) Node.js
5 3 (1.28%) Qt
5 3 (1.28%) REST
5 3 (1.28%) XML
6 2 (0.85%) JSP
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Tika
7 1 (0.43%) D3.js
7 1 (0.43%) RESTful
7 1 (0.43%) SOAP
7 1 (0.43%) Swing
7 1 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 12 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (4.70%) User Experience
4 7 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (2.99%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.56%) CESG
5 6 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.71%) NHS
8 3 (1.28%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.28%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.85%) ASIC
9 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.85%) RIA
10 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.95%) Windows
2 12 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (3.85%) Linux
3 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.56%) Unix
7 4 (1.71%) Solaris
7 4 (1.71%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (15.81%) Software Engineering
2 33 (14.10%) Programme Management
3 23 (9.83%) UML
4 17 (7.26%) SOA
4 17 (7.26%) Test Strategy
5 16 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (6.41%) Network Management
6 15 (6.41%) Scrum
7 14 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (5.98%) People Management
7 14 (5.98%) Software Testing
8 13 (5.56%) SDLC
9 12 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.13%) OO
9 12 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (5.13%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.70%) Information Assurance
10 11 (4.70%) Information Security
11 10 (4.27%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.82%) C
2 27 (11.54%) C++
3 21 (8.97%) C#
4 20 (8.55%) Ada
5 13 (5.56%) SQL
6 11 (4.70%) Java
7 10 (4.27%) VB
8 4 (1.71%) Ada 95
8 4 (1.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.28%) Ada 83
10 2 (0.85%) Perl
10 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 145 (61.97%) Security Cleared
2 96 (41.03%) SC Cleared
3 44 (18.80%) DV Cleared
4 36 (15.38%) Degree
5 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.98%) CCIE
6 14 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.56%) JNCIE
8 8 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.14%) APMP
10 4 (1.71%) CFA
10 4 (1.71%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.28%) A+ Certification
11 3 (1.28%) CAPM
11 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.28%) MCDST
11 3 (1.28%) MCTS
12 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.85%) CISSP
12 2 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) MIL-STD-1553
2 7 (2.99%) Def Stans
3 6 (2.56%) SLA
4 5 (2.14%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.71%) IEC 61508
5 4 (1.71%) QA
6 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.28%) DO-178B
6 3 (1.28%) ISO 26262
6 3 (1.28%) MISRA
6 3 (1.28%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.85%) HL7
7 2 (0.85%) PMO
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.43%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 25 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.14%) Docker
3 5 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.28%) Firmware
6 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Netcool
1 4 (1.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (1.71%) SCCM
2 3 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.43%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.43%) OVSD
3 1 (0.43%) Piwik
3 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.55%) Cisco
3 11 (4.70%) VMware
4 10 (4.27%) SAP
5 6 (2.56%) IBM
5 6 (2.56%) Xerox
6 5 (2.14%) HP
6 5 (2.14%) Oracle
7 4 (1.71%) NetApp
8 3 (1.28%) CA
8 3 (1.28%) Citrix
8 3 (1.28%) Veritas
9 2 (0.85%) Becrypt
9 2 (0.85%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.85%) EMC
9 2 (0.85%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.85%) Lumension
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.43%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.43%) Zend
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