The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 119 105 128
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 19 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.62% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.72% 4.92% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 2
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£520 £410 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £453 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.54% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £23.00
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
332 183 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.92% 8.54% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 97 119
Average daily rate £425 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £499 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 19
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.23 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -54.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £11.66 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
JSP 440
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 16 £520 +28.39%
Gloucestershire - - - -
JSP 440
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (90.63%) Information Security
2 27 (84.38%) Risk Management
3 26 (81.25%) RMADS
4 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
6 20 (62.50%) JSP
7 19 (59.38%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (59.38%) CESG
8 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
10 15 (46.88%) Information Assurance
11 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
12 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
13 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
14 6 (18.75%) Internet
15 3 (9.38%) ISO 14001
15 3 (9.38%) Web Services
15 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
15 3 (9.38%) CISSP
15 3 (9.38%) Summit
15 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
16 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
16 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
16 2 (6.25%) C
16 2 (6.25%) MS Office
17 1 (3.13%) ITIL
17 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
17 1 (3.13%) SOA
17 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Coordinator
2 12 (37.50%) Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (21.88%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Officer
5 2 (6.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Security Advisor
6 1 (3.13%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (62.50%) JSP
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (81.25%) RMADS
2 19 (59.38%) CESG
3 16 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
4 14 (43.75%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Information Security
2 27 (84.38%) Risk Management
3 19 (59.38%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (46.88%) Information Assurance
5 11 (34.38%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.88%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Communications Security
8 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
8 1 (3.13%) OWASP
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL
8 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (71.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) CISSP
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (9.38%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 9000