The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 266 249 240
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.44% 1.54% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Average daily rate £450 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £484 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £435 £475
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 - £40.00
JSP 440
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
833 975 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 9.80% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 501 414
Average daily rate £410 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the South East region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the South East region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire -7 7 £410 -4.92% 1
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Berkshire +7 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -
Surrey - 1 - -
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (48.15%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 8 (29.63%) Information Security
7 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
7 7 (25.93%) RMADS
8 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
8 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
8 6 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
10 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
10 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) CLAS
10 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) HP
10 4 (14.81%) CISSP
10 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (14.81%) VPN
11 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (11.11%) Linux

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (22.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) AutoCAD
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
General
1 2 (7.41%) Military
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Information Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) ICT Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Principal Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Principal Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.11%) PKI
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
2 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 9 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 8 (29.63%) Information Security
5 7 (25.93%) Six Sigma
6 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) Network Design
9 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (7.41%) Information Security Management
10 2 (7.41%) ISMS
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) Security Management
10 2 (7.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) CISSP
5 4 (14.81%) CLAS
5 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (7.41%) BICSI Certification
7 2 (7.41%) BICSI RCDD
7 2 (7.41%) CISM
8 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (25.93%) RMADS
2 6 (22.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) CA