The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 123 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £327 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £316 £468
% change year-on-year
+50.19% -32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
162 142 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 6.06% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.64 £9.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £72.00 £27.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
JSP 440
UK

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) MS Office
1 14 (87.50%) McAfee
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) LAN
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) HP
3 8 (50.00%) Sophos
3 8 (50.00%) WMI
3 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Lumension
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (37.50%) Symantec
6 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
6 5 (31.25%) JSP
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
7 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (25.00%) CAD
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
8 3 (18.75%) Juniper

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 14 (87.50%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) Junos
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 8 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Domain Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 4 (25.00%) CAD
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
1 8 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) WMI
2 6 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) McAfee
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (50.00%) Sophos
2 8 (50.00%) Lumension
3 6 (37.50%) Symantec
4 5 (31.25%) Blue Coat
5 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
6 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
6 3 (18.75%) Crossbeam
6 3 (18.75%) TippingPoint
6 3 (18.75%) F5