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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 553 564 553
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 48 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.025% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.14% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 10
Average daily rate
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£385 £350 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £290 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £413 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £428
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.78%

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
4218 3800 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.41% 7.33% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2318 2293
Average daily rate £400 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 134 230
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 25 November 2014.

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 23 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 25 November 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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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 -7 43 £375 +6.76% 8
South East -5 20 £438 +4.16% 3
South West -28 8 £375 +25.00% 3
London - 5 £488 -
Scotland -7 4 £420 +20.00% 2
Berkshire - 1 £575 - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Slough - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
East of England - - - -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 86 (78.18%) Security Cleared
2 68 (61.82%) SC Cleared
3 61 (55.45%) JSP
4 42 (38.18%) ITIL
5 34 (30.91%) CESG
6 32 (29.09%) HP
7 31 (28.18%) Information Security
7 31 (28.18%) RMADS
8 29 (26.36%) Cisco
9 28 (25.45%) Six Sigma
9 28 (25.45%) Management Information System
9 28 (25.45%) ITIL V3
10 27 (24.55%) Information Assurance
11 26 (23.64%) Risk Management
11 26 (23.64%) Project Management
11 26 (23.64%) LAN
12 21 (19.09%) McAfee
13 20 (18.18%) Windows
14 19 (17.27%) Network Design
15 18 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
17 16 (14.55%) DV Cleared
17 16 (14.55%) SAN
18 15 (13.64%) WAN
18 15 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
18 15 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
19 14 (12.73%) EMC
19 14 (12.73%) CCNA
20 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 5 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Office
2 8 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.55%) MS Project
4 4 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Summit
2 1 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (23.64%) LAN
2 16 (14.55%) SAN
3 15 (13.64%) WAN
4 12 (10.91%) Firewall
5 10 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (9.09%) DNS
6 9 (8.18%) Network Security
6 9 (8.18%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (8.18%) Junos
7 8 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (7.27%) SSL
8 7 (6.36%) VoIP
9 4 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (2.73%) SMS
11 2 (1.82%) DHCP
11 2 (1.82%) Internet
12 1 (0.91%) OSPF
12 1 (0.91%) EIGRP
12 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) StarTeam
2 3 (2.73%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (3.64%) Law
1 4 (3.64%) Billing
2 3 (2.73%) Military
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (19.09%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.55%) Architect
3 15 (13.64%) Consultant
4 14 (12.73%) Coordinator
5 10 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Installations Engineer
7 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.27%) Security Consultant
8 6 (5.45%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Information Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
10 4 (3.64%) CLAS Consultant
10 4 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Hardware Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
11 3 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 2 (1.82%) Information Assurance Officer
12 2 (1.82%) Network Consultant
12 2 (1.82%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (55.45%) JSP
2 7 (6.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) CESG
2 31 (28.18%) RMADS
3 28 (25.45%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.91%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (8.18%) Cryptography
6 7 (6.36%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (6.36%) Freedom of Information Act
7 5 (4.55%) Open Source
8 4 (3.64%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.91%) PKI
9 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (11.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) ITIL
2 31 (28.18%) Information Security
3 28 (25.45%) Six Sigma
3 28 (25.45%) ITIL V3
4 27 (24.55%) Information Assurance
5 26 (23.64%) Risk Management
5 26 (23.64%) Project Management
6 19 (17.27%) Network Design
7 17 (15.45%) Mentoring
8 15 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery
10 12 (10.91%) Security Architecture
10 12 (10.91%) Service Management
11 11 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 11 (10.00%) Load Balancing
11 11 (10.00%) Network Management
12 10 (9.09%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.18%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (6.36%) UML
14 7 (6.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (78.18%) Security Cleared
2 68 (61.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (14.55%) DV Cleared
5 14 (12.73%) CCNA
6 8 (7.27%) Degree
7 7 (6.36%) CISSP
8 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.55%) MCSE
10 2 (1.82%) CCNP
11 1 (0.91%) CEH
11 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.91%) CISA
11 1 (0.91%) CISM
11 1 (0.91%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.91%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.18%) QA
3 3 (2.73%) ISO 14001
3 3 (2.73%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.91%) COBIT
4 1 (0.91%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 15 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (10.00%) vSphere
2 11 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (29.09%) HP
2 29 (26.36%) Cisco
3 21 (19.09%) McAfee
4 14 (12.73%) EMC
5 10 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 10 (9.09%) TippingPoint
5 10 (9.09%) Juniper
5 10 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 9 (8.18%) F5
7 6 (5.45%) VMware
8 4 (3.64%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.64%) NetApp
9 3 (2.73%) Crossbeam
10 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.91%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.91%) BMC
11 1 (0.91%) CA
11 1 (0.91%) Remedy
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle
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