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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 114 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 6 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.61% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.41% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£435 £341 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £332 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -26.22%
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
176 126 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.67% 5.52% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 63 73
Average daily rate £389 £330 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.80% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.41% +4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 28 January 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 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
3 5 (55.56%) JSP
3 5 (55.56%) Six Sigma
3 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Crossbeam
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) McAfee
4 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) EMC
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Junos
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
2 3 (33.33%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL V3
2 5 (55.56%) Six Sigma
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) Network Management
4 3 (33.33%) Time Management
4 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Crossbeam
1 4 (44.44%) McAfee
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco
1 4 (44.44%) HP
1 4 (44.44%) EMC
1 4 (44.44%) Juniper
1 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
1 4 (44.44%) TippingPoint
1 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
1 4 (44.44%) 3PAR
1 4 (44.44%) F5