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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 118 - -
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 1.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£435 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £373 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -21.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -15.78%
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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
156 146 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.66% 5.78% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 57 67
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.38 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.90% -16.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.89 £8.56 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £45.25 £31.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 24 October 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) JSP
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) CESG
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) QA

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) Junos
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Six Sigma
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
2 1 (16.67%) TippingPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco