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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 144 125 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 3 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.08% 4.78% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 5
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£435 £530 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +29.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £495 £410
% change year-on-year
-14.14% +20.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.30% -
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
279 314 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.03% 10.88% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 204 93
Average daily rate £391 £415 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 12
Average hourly rate £19.46 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.70% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £41.90 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.54 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +10.81%

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
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 6 July 2015. 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 -2 2 £435 -16.34%
Wiltshire - 1 £400 -
JSP 440
England

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) RMADS
2 7 (58.33%) CESG
2 7 (58.33%) JSP
3 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) CESG CLAS
4 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Content Management
7 1 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Officer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) CESG
1 7 (58.33%) RMADS
2 5 (41.67%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Information Exploitation
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft