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 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 125 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.96% 2.34% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £375 £435 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -16.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £410 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £531 £610
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
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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
303 299 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.34% 9.66% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 183 229
Average daily rate £400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 30
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +33.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.34 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £41.70
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 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 29 April 2016.

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 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
Wiltshire +2 6 £335 -16.25%
Gloucestershire - 6 £500 -
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JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 18 (51.43%) Information Security
4 16 (45.71%) CLAS
5 15 (42.86%) DV Cleared
6 14 (40.00%) CESG
7 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
7 12 (34.29%) Project Management
7 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
7 12 (34.29%) CESG Certified Professional
7 12 (34.29%) Information Assurance
8 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) CISSP
9 10 (28.57%) C
9 10 (28.57%) IIS
9 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
9 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 10 (28.57%) IISP
10 9 (25.71%) RMADS
10 9 (25.71%) Migration
11 8 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (22.86%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (20.00%) Firewall
12 7 (20.00%) Internet
12 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
13 5 (14.29%) CA
14 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
15 3 (8.57%) VMware
15 3 (8.57%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Firewall
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 9 (25.71%) Project Coordinator
3 7 (20.00%) Information Assurance Practitioner
4 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.86%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Support
8 1 (2.86%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) CESG
2 12 (34.29%) Management Information System
3 8 (22.86%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (20.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
1 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
1 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Information Security
2 12 (34.29%) Information Assurance
2 12 (34.29%) PRINCE2
2 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 10 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 9 (25.71%) Migration
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Change Control
8 1 (2.86%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.86%) ISMS
8 1 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) QMS
8 1 (2.86%) Security Auditing
8 1 (2.86%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) C
2 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (45.71%) CLAS
3 15 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 12 (34.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 11 (31.43%) CISSP
5 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
6 10 (28.57%) IISP
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 1 (2.86%) BICSI Certification
8 1 (2.86%) BICSI RCDD
8 1 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (2.86%) CISA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CISM
8 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.86%) MCSE
8 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (54.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (25.71%) RMADS
3 8 (22.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.86%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) CA
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
2 3 (8.57%) Veeam
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.86%) Sophos