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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 122 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.076% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.55% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£264 £327 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £475 £316
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +50.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
196 158 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.48% 5.98% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 73 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.55% +64.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £13.00 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.00 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire 0 3 £264 -19.18%
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440.

1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
2 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) McAfee
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) Riverbed
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
2 7 (63.64%) 3PAR
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (63.64%) Junos
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) QA

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JSP 440. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (63.64%) Junos
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) Network Management
3 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 5 (45.45%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CISSP
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Hyper-V
1 7 (63.64%) vSphere
1 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) HP
1 7 (63.64%) EMC
1 7 (63.64%) Juniper
1 7 (63.64%) CheckPoint
1 7 (63.64%) McAfee
1 7 (63.64%) Crossbeam
1 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
1 7 (63.64%) Riverbed
1 7 (63.64%) 3PAR
1 7 (63.64%) F5