Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 688 557 458
Rank change year-on-year -131 -99 +174
Contract jobs citing Military 144 116 196
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.29% 0.39% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 101
10th Percentile £424 £289 £375
25th Percentile £460 £388 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
75th Percentile £650 £525 £578
90th Percentile £726 £541 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £470 £500
% change year-on-year +17.02% -6.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 21
10th Percentile £42.33 £23.00 £30.00
25th Percentile £49.26 £37.96 £40.00
Median hourly rate £52.89 £45.68 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +1.51% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68.38 £54.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £72.77 £60.63 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.08 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +17.96% +4.05% +1.17%

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 49,339 29,958 25,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.41% 52.54% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 34,206 20,096 16,460
10th Percentile £320 £300 £250
25th Percentile £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £750 £694 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £435 £433
% change year-on-year +9.20% +0.54% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,405 1,104 1,044
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.95%
75th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £40.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.18 £52.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.95 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.56%

Military
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Military as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Military.

Daily rate trend for Military in the UK

Military
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Military over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Military in the UK

Military
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Military.

Hourly rate trend for Military in the UK

Military
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Military over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -104 128 £550 +19.07% 165
UK excluding London -31 118 £550 +17.02% 172
Work from Home -90 59 £500 +2.56% 31
South West -25 42 £550 +25.71% 39
South East -36 23 £587 +21.66% 44
East of England -30 22 £525 +110.00% 30
London -112 19 £523 -0.38% 22
Midlands -28 14 £550 +100.00% 14
West Midlands - 13 £525 - 11
Wales -19 8 £600 +25.26% 15
North of England -44 7 £800 - 15
North West -38 6 £800 - 9
Scotland -9 4 £353 - 15
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 97 (67.36%) Security Cleared
2 85 (59.03%) SC Cleared
3 67 (46.53%) Agile
4 58 (40.28%) Social Skills
5 46 (31.94%) Scrum
6 44 (30.56%) Windows
7 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
8 40 (27.78%) Degree
9 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
10 33 (22.92%) Web Services
10 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
11 32 (22.22%) Linux
11 32 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 31 (21.53%) Java
13 29 (20.14%) C#
13 29 (20.14%) Node.js
14 27 (18.75%) Public Sector
14 27 (18.75%) C++
14 27 (18.75%) .NET
14 27 (18.75%) Aerospace
15 25 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (15.97%) Scaled Agile Framework
17 22 (15.28%) Synthetic Environment
18 21 (14.58%) Presentation Skills
18 21 (14.58%) Mathematics
19 20 (13.89%) NetBeans
19 20 (13.89%) MFC
19 20 (13.89%) Oracle
19 20 (13.89%) Visual Studio

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 (3.47%) Confluence
1 5 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (9.03%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.39%) AutoCAD
5 2 (1.39%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (1.39%) CATIA
5 2 (1.39%) Mathcad
5 2 (1.39%) Siemens NX
5 2 (1.39%) Solid Edge
5 2 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (1.39%) Windchill
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.69%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.03%) GitHub
2 11 (7.64%) Azure
3 10 (6.94%) AWS
4 6 (4.17%) GCP
5 5 (3.47%) IaaS
6 2 (1.39%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Sentinel
7 1 (0.69%) Azure Stack
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Nutanix
7 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.92%) TCP/IP
2 20 (13.89%) Ethernet
3 17 (11.81%) WAN
4 12 (8.33%) Firewall
5 11 (7.64%) BGP
5 11 (7.64%) LAN
6 8 (5.56%) IPsec
7 7 (4.86%) SD-WAN
7 7 (4.86%) SNMP
7 7 (4.86%) VoIP
8 6 (4.17%) DHCP
8 6 (4.17%) IPv6
8 6 (4.17%) OSPF
8 6 (4.17%) SSL
8 6 (4.17%) VPN
9 5 (3.47%) Broadband
9 5 (3.47%) MPLS
9 5 (3.47%) NGFW
9 5 (3.47%) RIP
9 5 (3.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.64%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.17%) MySQL
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.39%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.39%) GIS
6 2 (1.39%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.89%) Eclipse
2 20 (13.89%) NetBeans
2 20 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.33%) Postman
3 12 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (1.39%) Android Studio
5 2 (1.39%) JUnit
5 2 (1.39%) Mockito
6 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (40.28%) Social Skills
2 27 (18.75%) Aerospace
2 27 (18.75%) Public Sector
3 21 (14.58%) Presentation Skills
4 15 (10.42%) Police
5 13 (9.03%) Finance
6 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
8 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
8 7 (4.86%) Organisational Skills
9 6 (4.17%) Law
10 5 (3.47%) Documentation Skills
10 5 (3.47%) Legal
11 3 (2.08%) Banking
11 3 (2.08%) Electronics
12 2 (1.39%) Marketing
13 1 (0.69%) Advertising
13 1 (0.69%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.69%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (13.19%) Developer
2 9 (6.25%) Analyst
2 9 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (6.25%) Scala Developer
3 8 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 8 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (3.47%) Architect
4 5 (3.47%) Consultant
5 4 (2.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (2.78%) Network Engineer
5 4 (2.78%) Product Owner
5 4 (2.78%) Scrum Master
6 3 (2.08%) Designer
6 3 (2.08%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (2.08%) HTML Developer
6 3 (2.08%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 3 (2.08%) IT Engineer
6 3 (2.08%) IT Support
6 3 (2.08%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (2.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.92%) Web Services
2 29 (20.14%) Node.js
3 27 (18.75%) .NET
4 20 (13.89%) ActiveX
4 20 (13.89%) DirectX
4 20 (13.89%) MFC
4 20 (13.89%) OpenGL
4 20 (13.89%) Qt
5 14 (9.72%) CSS
6 13 (9.03%) HTML
6 13 (9.03%) JSON
6 13 (9.03%) RESTful
7 11 (7.64%) Play Framework
8 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.86%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.47%) 802.1X
10 4 (2.78%) Velocity
11 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.08%) REST
11 3 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 11 (7.64%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.08%) FPGA
5 3 (2.08%) IoT
6 2 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.39%) Handset
6 2 (1.39%) Legacy Systems
6 2 (1.39%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) PKI
6 2 (1.39%) VHDL
7 1 (0.69%) CSOC
7 1 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.69%) SCADA
7 1 (0.69%) User Experience
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.56%) Windows
2 32 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (3.47%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.39%) Android
5 2 (1.39%) Unix
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (46.53%) Agile
2 46 (31.94%) Scrum
3 32 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 25 (17.36%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (15.97%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 22 (15.28%) Synthetic Environment
7 21 (14.58%) Mathematics
8 18 (12.50%) BDD
8 18 (12.50%) DevOps
9 16 (11.11%) Project Management
10 15 (10.42%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (9.72%) Microservices
12 13 (9.03%) Configuration Management
12 13 (9.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (8.33%) Decision-Making
14 11 (7.64%) Network Architecture
14 11 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (7.64%) TDD
14 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.69%) JavaScript
2 31 (21.53%) Java
3 29 (20.14%) C#
4 27 (18.75%) C++
5 20 (13.89%) GLSL
5 20 (13.89%) HLSL
6 18 (12.50%) Python
7 11 (7.64%) Go
7 11 (7.64%) Scala
8 8 (5.56%) C
9 6 (4.17%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.47%) Ruby
11 3 (2.08%) SQL
12 2 (1.39%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.39%) Tcl
13 1 (0.69%) Bash
13 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (67.36%) Security Cleared
2 85 (59.03%) SC Cleared
3 40 (27.78%) Degree
4 19 (13.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.86%) CISSP
6 6 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (4.17%) CCNP
6 6 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.47%) APMP
7 5 (3.47%) CCIE
7 5 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (3.47%) JNCIP
7 5 (3.47%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.08%) CCIE Wireless
9 2 (1.39%) CCNA
9 2 (1.39%) ISEB
9 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.03%) QA
2 10 (6.94%) Accessibility
2 10 (6.94%) WCAG
3 4 (2.78%) RMADS
4 3 (2.08%) Def Stans
5 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.39%) IEC 61508
5 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 2 (1.39%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.39%) NCSC
6 1 (0.69%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.69%) GDPR
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.69%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (0.69%) Firmware
4 1 (0.69%) KVM
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) Terraform
2 5 (3.47%) Ansible
2 5 (3.47%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.08%) OPNET
3 3 (2.08%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (0.69%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (28.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.89%) Oracle
3 12 (8.33%) Cisco
4 10 (6.94%) Juniper
5 9 (6.25%) Google
6 7 (4.86%) SAP
6 7 (4.86%) VMware
7 5 (3.47%) Aruba
7 5 (3.47%) Palo Alto
8 4 (2.78%) Veeam
9 3 (2.08%) AirMagnet
9 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.08%) Ekahau
9 3 (2.08%) Extreme Networks
9 3 (2.08%) F5
9 3 (2.08%) Meraki
9 3 (2.08%) Siemens
9 3 (2.08%) Splunk
10 2 (1.39%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.39%) IBM