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 30 May 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
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 475 560 499
Rank change year-on-year +85 -61  
Contract jobs citing Military 122 95 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.70% 0.48% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 52 46
Median daily rate £423 £408 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +10.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £227 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £415 £373
% change year-on-year - +11.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 50
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £44.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -9.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £30.30 £36.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.18 £52.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £41.48
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.56%  

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 17477 19807 21527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.03% 36.91% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11463 13209 13588
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 458 536
Median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £10.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £26.06 £24.25
% change year-on-year +15.11% +7.46%  

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +98 114 £423 +1.80% 40
South East +17 34 £405 -4.70% 20
Hampshire +1 27 £420 -1.17% 6
South West +20 24 £450 +16.88% 12
London +29 23 £588 +95.50% 2
Wiltshire +4 13 £425 - 3
East Midlands -2 10 - -
North West +28 9 £246 - 2
Bristol - 8 £488 - 7
Lincolnshire - 8 - -
Winchester - 7 £420 - 3
Tyne and Wear +62 6 £328 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +59 6 £328 -
North East +58 6 £328 -
Lancashire +8 6 £246 -
Andover +3 6 £575 +48.38% 1
Corsham +2 6 £500 +6.38% 1
Wales - 5 £250 - 5
East of England -6 4 - - 1
Preston -9 4 £83 -
Yorkshire - 4 - - 2
Gloucestershire +10 3 £324 -13.60% 2
Leeds - 3 - -
Holyhead - 3 - -
Marlborough - 3 £325 -
Stevenage - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
North Wales - 3 - -
Gwynedd - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 125 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 84 (39.07%) SC Cleared
3 45 (20.93%) Microsoft
4 40 (18.60%) Windows
4 40 (18.60%) DV Cleared
5 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.88%) Finance
6 32 (14.88%) Programme Management
7 31 (14.42%) Degree
8 30 (13.95%) C
9 28 (13.02%) C++
10 24 (11.16%) Active Directory
10 24 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (10.70%) UML
11 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
12 22 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
13 21 (9.77%) C#
13 21 (9.77%) Firewall
13 21 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
14 20 (9.30%) Telecoms
14 20 (9.30%) Ada
15 19 (8.84%) Cisco
15 19 (8.84%) Avionics
16 18 (8.37%) Manufacturing
17 17 (7.91%) Test Strategy
17 17 (7.91%) Link 16
18 16 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 15 (6.98%) Network Management
19 15 (6.98%) Network Security
19 15 (6.98%) SDLC

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 9 (4.19%) ArcGIS
1 9 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.72%) TPMS
3 7 (3.26%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.40%) Apache
4 3 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) phpBB
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.47%) CATIA
6 1 (0.47%) Simulink
6 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.47%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.77%) Firewall
2 17 (7.91%) Link 16
3 15 (6.98%) Network Security
3 15 (6.98%) SNMP
3 15 (6.98%) VLAN
4 14 (6.51%) ICMP
4 14 (6.51%) MPLS
4 14 (6.51%) OSPF
5 13 (6.05%) BGP
5 13 (6.05%) IPv4
5 13 (6.05%) IPv6
5 13 (6.05%) VPN
6 8 (3.72%) Link 11
7 7 (3.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (1.86%) WAN
10 3 (1.40%) EIGRP
10 3 (1.40%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.93%) DHCP
11 2 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) GIS
3 3 (1.40%) Big Data
4 2 (0.93%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
5 1 (0.47%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (9.77%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (4.19%) Rational Rhapsody
3 6 (2.79%) ClearCase
3 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
4 5 (2.33%) ClearQuest
4 5 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.86%) NetBeans
5 4 (1.86%) Rational Statemate
6 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.93%) Redmine
6 2 (0.93%) VectorCAST
7 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (14.88%) Finance
2 20 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 19 (8.84%) Avionics
4 18 (8.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.26%) Electronics
6 6 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.79%) Marketing
7 5 (2.33%) Banking
8 3 (1.40%) Back Office
8 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (12.56%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (12.09%) Software Engineer
3 20 (9.30%) Architect
4 13 (6.05%) Network Architect
5 12 (5.58%) Developer
6 11 (5.12%) Analyst
7 10 (4.65%) Ada Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Ada Software Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.19%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Telecoms Architect
8 9 (4.19%) Trainer
9 8 (3.72%) Cisco Architect
9 8 (3.72%) Cisco Network Architect
10 7 (3.26%) Integration Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Implementation Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.79%) Systems Integrator
12 5 (2.33%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.65%) .NET
2 9 (4.19%) COM
2 9 (4.19%) DCOM
2 9 (4.19%) WPF
3 8 (3.72%) CSS
3 8 (3.72%) Web Services
4 4 (1.86%) HTML
4 4 (1.86%) Qt
5 3 (1.40%) JFC
5 3 (1.40%) Node.js
5 3 (1.40%) XML
6 2 (0.93%) Ajax
6 2 (0.93%) jQuery
6 2 (0.93%) JSP
6 2 (0.93%) Middleware
6 2 (0.93%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) RESTful
7 1 (0.47%) Smarty
7 1 (0.47%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.58%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.12%) User Experience
5 6 (2.79%) CESG
5 6 (2.79%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.79%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.86%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) ASIC
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) RIA
10 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) PMI
10 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.60%) Windows
2 14 (6.51%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (4.19%) Linux
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.86%) Solaris
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.47%) Unix
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.35%) Software Engineering
2 32 (14.88%) Programme Management
3 23 (10.70%) UML
4 17 (7.91%) Test Strategy
5 16 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (6.98%) Network Management
6 15 (6.98%) SDLC
7 14 (6.51%) People Management
7 14 (6.51%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (6.51%) SOA
8 13 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (6.05%) Software Testing
9 12 (5.58%) Information Security
9 12 (5.58%) Scrum
10 11 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (5.12%) OO
10 11 (5.12%) Risk Management
10 11 (5.12%) System Testing
11 10 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.95%) C
2 28 (13.02%) C++
3 21 (9.77%) C#
4 20 (9.30%) Ada
5 13 (6.05%) SQL
6 12 (5.58%) Java
7 9 (4.19%) VB
8 5 (2.33%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.86%) Ada 95
9 4 (1.86%) Perl
10 3 (1.40%) Ada 83
10 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.93%) VBScript
12 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.47%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (58.14%) Security Cleared
2 84 (39.07%) SC Cleared
3 40 (18.60%) DV Cleared
4 31 (14.42%) Degree
5 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (6.51%) CCIE
6 14 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (6.05%) JNCIE
8 7 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (2.33%) APMP
10 4 (1.86%) CFA
11 3 (1.40%) MCTS
11 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.93%) CAPM
12 2 (0.93%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.93%) ISEB
12 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.93%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.19%) MIL-STD-1553
2 6 (2.79%) Def Stans
3 5 (2.33%) IEC 61508
3 5 (2.33%) QA
4 4 (1.86%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.86%) ISO 26262
4 4 (1.86%) MISRA
4 4 (1.86%) MISRA C
4 4 (1.86%) SLA
5 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.93%) PMO
7 1 (0.47%) HL7
7 1 (0.47%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 24 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.40%) Firmware
5 2 (0.93%) Docker
5 2 (0.93%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.93%) vSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Netcool
1 4 (1.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (1.86%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.47%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.47%) OVSD
3 1 (0.47%) Piwik
3 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.84%) Cisco
3 11 (5.12%) VMware
4 8 (3.72%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) CA
6 4 (1.86%) HP
6 4 (1.86%) IBM
6 4 (1.86%) NetApp
6 4 (1.86%) Oracle
6 4 (1.86%) Xerox
7 3 (1.40%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.40%) Veritas
8 2 (0.93%) Becrypt
8 2 (0.93%) Blue Coat
8 2 (0.93%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.93%) Lumension
9 1 (0.47%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.47%) BT
9 1 (0.47%) PTC
9 1 (0.47%) Zend
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