The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 583 543 555
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 28 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.091% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 1.16% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 39 20
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£425 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £562 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £475 £410
% change year-on-year
-10.26% +15.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £55.84 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.84 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year
+34.54% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4559 4319 3848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.99% 7.89% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2611 2285
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 195 153
Average hourly rate £21.15 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.22 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend

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

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JSP 440
Top 17 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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
England -49 21 £425 -13.48% 3
South East -21 16 £425 -6.59% 2
Hampshire -2 14 £425 -5.71% 2
Hook -2 9 £425 -5.86%
North West -21 2 £460 -
Lancashire - 2 £460 -
Surrey - 2 £428 -
Blackpool - 2 £460 -
Scotland -3 1 - -
South West -15 1 £550 +7.84% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
London - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Essex - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £550 -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 48 (73.85%) Security Cleared
2 41 (63.08%) JSP
3 34 (52.31%) ITIL
3 34 (52.31%) SC Cleared
4 21 (32.31%) Project Management
5 20 (30.77%) Six Sigma
5 20 (30.77%) ITIL V3
6 19 (29.23%) RMADS
6 19 (29.23%) HP
7 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
8 17 (26.15%) Service Delivery
8 17 (26.15%) McAfee
8 17 (26.15%) LAN
8 17 (26.15%) Information Assurance
9 16 (24.62%) Cisco
9 16 (24.62%) Information Security
10 15 (23.08%) Firewall
10 15 (23.08%) WAN
11 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 13 (20.00%) CESG
12 12 (18.46%) Juniper
13 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.92%) Windows
13 11 (16.92%) Degree
13 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (16.92%) vSphere
13 11 (16.92%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (15.38%) QA
14 10 (15.38%) Incident Management

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (9.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Office
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.15%) LAN
2 15 (23.08%) WAN
2 15 (23.08%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (12.31%) Network Security
4 8 (12.31%) Junos
4 8 (12.31%) SAN
5 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (4.62%) SSL
6 3 (4.62%) OSPF
6 3 (4.62%) EIGRP
7 2 (3.08%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.08%) VLAN
7 2 (3.08%) Internet
7 2 (3.08%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.54%) DNS
8 1 (1.54%) Intranet
8 1 (1.54%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Consultant
1 16 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Architect
3 9 (13.85%) Security Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) CLAS Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) IT Security Architect
7 3 (4.62%) IT Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Information Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.08%) Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (63.08%) JSP
2 2 (3.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) RMADS
2 18 (27.69%) Management Information System
3 13 (20.00%) CESG
4 8 (12.31%) Cryptography
4 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (3.08%) Replication
6 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
1 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) ITIL
2 21 (32.31%) Project Management
3 20 (30.77%) Six Sigma
3 20 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 17 (26.15%) Information Assurance
4 17 (26.15%) Service Delivery
5 16 (24.62%) Information Security
6 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.38%) Service Management
6 10 (15.38%) Network Management
6 10 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (10.77%) Time Management
8 6 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.23%) Change Management
9 5 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.69%) Validation
9 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.69%) Network Design
9 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (73.85%) Security Cleared
2 34 (52.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.92%) Degree
4 10 (15.38%) CISSP
5 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
6 7 (10.77%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (10.77%) CCNA
7 5 (7.69%) CCNP
8 3 (4.62%) CISM
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.54%) CISA
10 1 (1.54%) MBA
10 1 (1.54%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) QA
2 9 (13.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (16.92%) vSphere
2 11 (16.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) HP
2 17 (26.15%) McAfee
3 16 (24.62%) Cisco
4 12 (18.46%) Juniper
5 10 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 10 (15.38%) F5
6 8 (12.31%) 3PAR
6 8 (12.31%) TippingPoint
6 8 (12.31%) EMC
7 7 (10.77%) Riverbed
7 7 (10.77%) Crossbeam
8 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.08%) VMware
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle