The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 564 569 583
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 64 76 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.30% 1.36% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 38
Median daily rate £320 £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +6.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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
4914 5587 5320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.06% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3198 3432 3417
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 214 231
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 43 £320 -28.88% 2
Scotland +20 20 £420 +7.00%
Renfrewshire +1 20 £420 +2.43%
Erskine 0 20 £420 +2.43%
South West +13 18 £310 -22.50% 2
South East +14 13 £320 -28.88%
Wiltshire +4 13 £300 -20.00%
Corsham -3 10 £300 -17.24%
Hampshire +8 9 £320 -28.88%
North East -30 6 £320 -
Tyne and Wear -33 6 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 6 £320 -
Hook +5 5 £320 -22.14%
West Midlands -24 5 £320 -28.88%
Shropshire - 5 £320 -
Telford - 5 £320 -
East of England +13 4 - -
Devon - 4 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Exeter - 4 £350 -
London -7 2 £403 -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Somerset +23 1 - -
Taunton +18 1 - -
Berkshire +11 1 £400 +29.03%
Middlesex -1 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 £455 -
Southampton - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £400 -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 98 (75.97%) Security Cleared
2 77 (59.69%) Project Management
3 71 (55.04%) ITIL
4 70 (54.26%) SC Cleared
5 50 (38.76%) ITIL V3
5 50 (38.76%) Six Sigma
6 41 (31.78%) DV Cleared
7 34 (26.36%) Cisco
8 30 (23.26%) Windows
8 30 (23.26%) VMware
9 28 (21.71%) PRINCE2
9 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (20.93%) Degree
11 25 (19.38%) Linux
12 22 (17.05%) HP
12 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
13 20 (15.50%) CESG
14 19 (14.73%) Risk Management
15 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
15 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
15 18 (13.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 17 (13.18%) Migration
17 16 (12.40%) Information Security
17 16 (12.40%) Firewall
17 16 (12.40%) Unix
17 16 (12.40%) Oracle
17 16 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 15 (11.63%) RMADS
18 15 (11.63%) Information Assurance

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.08%) OpenStack
2 11 (8.53%) iPlanet
2 11 (8.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.55%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.78%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) AutoCAD
2 5 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.40%) Firewall
2 14 (10.85%) BIG-IP
2 14 (10.85%) SAN
3 10 (7.75%) LAN
4 8 (6.20%) VoIP
5 3 (2.33%) FTP
5 3 (2.33%) NAS
5 3 (2.33%) Network Security
6 2 (1.55%) DSL
6 2 (1.55%) HTTP
6 2 (1.55%) Internet
6 2 (1.55%) LDAP
6 2 (1.55%) SDH
6 2 (1.55%) SSH
6 2 (1.55%) WAN
7 1 (0.78%) DHCP
7 1 (0.78%) DNS
7 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.78%) SNMP
7 1 (0.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.85%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.55%) DB2
2 2 (1.55%) GIS
2 2 (1.55%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.43%) Back Office
2 7 (5.43%) Military
3 6 (4.65%) Finance
3 6 (4.65%) Legal
4 5 (3.88%) Law
5 2 (1.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (12.40%) Consultant
2 15 (11.63%) Coordinator
3 14 (10.85%) Security Consultant
4 10 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (7.75%) Project Coordinator
5 9 (6.98%) Architect
6 5 (3.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (3.88%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 5 (3.88%) Support Technician
6 5 (3.88%) System Design Authority
7 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.10%) Senior Support Technician
7 4 (3.10%) Senior Technician
8 3 (2.33%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (2.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.33%) Security Architect
8 3 (2.33%) Technical Architect
9 2 (1.55%) Information Assurance Practitioner
9 2 (1.55%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (1.55%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.85%) JSP
2 11 (8.53%) J2EE
3 5 (3.88%) Leaflet
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (1.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
2 20 (15.50%) CESG
3 14 (10.85%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.98%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.88%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (3.88%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.88%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.33%) Clustering
6 3 (2.33%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.33%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.55%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 28 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.38%) Linux
4 16 (12.40%) Unix
5 15 (11.63%) AIX
5 15 (11.63%) Solaris
5 15 (11.63%) Windows Server
6 12 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.69%) Project Management
2 71 (55.04%) ITIL
3 50 (38.76%) ITIL V3
3 50 (38.76%) Six Sigma
4 28 (21.71%) PRINCE2
5 19 (14.73%) Risk Management
6 17 (13.18%) Migration
7 16 (12.40%) Information Security
8 15 (11.63%) Information Assurance
9 14 (10.85%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (10.85%) Process Improvement
9 14 (10.85%) Service Delivery
10 12 (9.30%) PRINCE
11 10 (7.75%) Data Protection
11 10 (7.75%) ISMS
11 10 (7.75%) Security Management
12 9 (6.98%) Information Security Management
12 9 (6.98%) Network Design
12 9 (6.98%) Validation
13 7 (5.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.85%) Java
2 8 (6.20%) SQL
3 6 (4.65%) C
3 6 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (75.97%) Security Cleared
2 70 (54.26%) SC Cleared
3 41 (31.78%) DV Cleared
4 27 (20.93%) Degree
5 15 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (10.08%) CISSP
7 10 (7.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (6.20%) BICSI Certification
8 8 (6.20%) BICSI RCDD
8 8 (6.20%) CCSP
8 8 (6.20%) CISM
8 8 (6.20%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (5.43%) CCDP
9 7 (5.43%) CCNA
9 7 (5.43%) CCNP
10 6 (4.65%) MCSE
10 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (3.88%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (3.88%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.95%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 16 (12.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (11.63%) RMADS
4 12 (9.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (4.65%) SLA
6 2 (1.55%) COBIT
6 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.78%) GxP
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 27 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (8.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (3.10%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (3.10%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (2.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
5 1 (0.78%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (26.36%) Cisco
2 30 (23.26%) VMware
3 22 (17.05%) HP
4 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
5 16 (12.40%) Oracle
6 15 (11.63%) F5
7 14 (10.85%) Microsoft
7 14 (10.85%) Sun
8 11 (8.53%) BEA
9 9 (6.98%) 3PAR
10 7 (5.43%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.65%) Sophos
11 6 (4.65%) Veeam
12 5 (3.88%) Symantec
13 4 (3.10%) EMC
14 3 (2.33%) NetApp
15 2 (1.55%) BMC
15 2 (1.55%) Citrix
15 2 (1.55%) Cognos
15 2 (1.55%) Veritas