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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 1 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.057% 1.09% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 9.62% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 3
Median daily rate £400 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £390 £451
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.61%
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
158 291 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.08% 11.28% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 137 172
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £214 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £8.85 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 21 (100.00%) Project Management
2 20 (95.24%) ITIL
3 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
4 17 (80.95%) ITIL V3
4 17 (80.95%) Six Sigma
4 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Degree
6 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
6 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
7 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
8 5 (23.81%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
10 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Network Design
10 3 (14.29%) BICSI Certification
10 3 (14.29%) BICSI RCDD
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
11 1 (4.76%) F5
11 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
11 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (4.76%) Retail
11 1 (4.76%) Firewall

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 7 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) iPlanet
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Consultant
2 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
2 1 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (4.76%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (4.76%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (4.76%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Project Management
2 20 (95.24%) ITIL
3 17 (80.95%) ITIL V3
3 17 (80.95%) Six Sigma
4 7 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 7 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Network Design
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
3 9 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) BICSI Certification
4 3 (14.29%) BICSI RCDD
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) BEA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Sun
2 1 (4.76%) VMware