The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 1 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.060% 1.18% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 11.07% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 4
Median daily rate £410 £410 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+27.50% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
160 271 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 10.64% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 130 154
Median daily rate £375 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +82.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the Scotland region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Renfrewshire +4 1 £410 -1.20%
JSP 440
UK

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
3 25 (89.29%) ITIL V3
3 25 (89.29%) Six Sigma
3 25 (89.29%) Project Management
4 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
7 9 (32.14%) OpenStack
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (10.71%) LAN
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
9 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) Network Design
9 3 (10.71%) BICSI Certification
9 3 (10.71%) BICSI RCDD
9 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
9 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
10 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.57%) F5
10 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (32.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) Architect
2 1 (3.57%) Consultant
2 1 (3.57%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
2 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) AIX
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) ITIL
2 25 (89.29%) ITIL V3
2 25 (89.29%) Project Management
2 25 (89.29%) Six Sigma
3 11 (39.29%) Service Delivery
4 10 (35.71%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 7 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) BICSI Certification
5 3 (10.71%) BICSI RCDD
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) BEA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco
2 1 (3.57%) F5
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Sun
2 1 (3.57%) VMware