The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 123 109 134
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.51% 2.11% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
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£510 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £375 £550
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
JSP 440
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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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
363 142 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.02% 6.40% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 81 117
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 28
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £8.00 £17.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £25.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. 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
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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
Somerset - 16 £520 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 27 (90.00%) RMADS
2 26 (86.67%) Information Security
3 25 (83.33%) Risk Management
4 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
5 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (70.00%) JSP
6 18 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (50.00%) CESG
7 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
8 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (46.67%) Management Information System
9 12 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
10 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (16.67%) Internet
13 4 (13.33%) CISSP
13 4 (13.33%) C
13 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
14 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
14 3 (10.00%) Web Services
14 3 (10.00%) ISO 14001
14 3 (10.00%) Summit
15 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
15 2 (6.67%) MS Office
15 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
16 1 (3.33%) IaaS
16 1 (3.33%) OWASP
16 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
16 1 (3.33%) Communications Security

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Coordinator
2 9 (30.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance Officer
6 1 (3.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Advisor
6 1 (3.33%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) JSP
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) RMADS
2 15 (50.00%) CESG
3 14 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 12 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (86.67%) Information Security
2 25 (83.33%) Risk Management
3 18 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
6 7 (23.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.33%) Communications Security
8 1 (3.33%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.33%) OWASP
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) CISSP
4 1 (3.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000