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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 139 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.30% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 3.59% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £286 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £382 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £325 £430
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -24.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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
296 195 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 8.27% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 127 94
Average daily rate £400 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Average hourly rate £44.50 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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 24 December 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
Devon - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
JSP 440
England

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 21 (75.00%) JSP
3 19 (67.86%) RMADS
4 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
5 17 (60.71%) Information Security
6 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
7 14 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
9 11 (39.29%) CESG
10 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
11 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
12 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
12 8 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
13 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (25.00%) Windows
13 7 (25.00%) VoIP
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco
14 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
16 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
16 4 (14.29%) MCSE
16 4 (14.29%) SQL
16 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
16 4 (14.29%) Open Source
16 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
17 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
17 3 (10.71%) Summit
17 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Coordinator
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance Officer
5 1 (3.57%) Security Advisor
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Security Assurance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (67.86%) RMADS
2 13 (46.43%) Management Information System
3 11 (39.29%) CESG
4 8 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Risk Management
2 17 (60.71%) Information Security
3 14 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
6 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) OWASP
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (14.29%) MCSE
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) CISSP
7 1 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
2 3 (10.71%) ISO 14001
3 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft