The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 569 536 572
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +36
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.031% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 7
Average daily rate £475 £316 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.19% -36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £268 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £400 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £316 £480
% change year-on-year
+50.19% -34.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4399 3645 4572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.52% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2660 2159 2482
Average daily rate £400 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -4.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 139 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.74 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%

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 23 April 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 21 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -40 25 £475 +50.19% 6
South West -10 13 £520 +94.39% 3
South East -16 8 £331 -11.66% 3
West Midlands - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 1
London - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Reading - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 44 (77.19%) Security Cleared
2 37 (64.91%) SC Cleared
3 27 (47.37%) JSP
4 26 (45.61%) Cisco
4 26 (45.61%) McAfee
5 23 (40.35%) MS Office
6 20 (35.09%) LAN
7 18 (31.58%) Windows
7 18 (31.58%) CCNA
7 18 (31.58%) HP
7 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (29.82%) WAN
9 16 (28.07%) Blue Coat
10 15 (26.32%) Network Design
10 15 (26.32%) Information Security
10 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
11 12 (21.05%) CAD
11 12 (21.05%) CESG
11 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
11 12 (21.05%) Information Assurance
11 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 11 (19.30%) RMADS
13 9 (15.79%) C
13 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
13 9 (15.79%) Security Architecture
14 8 (14.04%) Lumension
14 8 (14.04%) Firewall
14 8 (14.04%) CESG CLAS

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) Apache
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (40.35%) MS Office
2 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) LAN
2 17 (29.82%) WAN
3 8 (14.04%) Firewall
3 8 (14.04%) SAN
4 6 (10.53%) Network Security
5 5 (8.77%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.26%) Junos
7 3 (5.26%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) EIGRP
8 2 (3.51%) SNMP
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
8 2 (3.51%) BGP
9 1 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.75%) IPsec
9 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.75%) DNS
9 1 (1.75%) SSL
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Consultant
2 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) CLAS Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Domain Architect
7 2 (3.51%) CLAS Security Consultant
8 1 (1.75%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (1.75%) Security Officer
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.75%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) JSP
2 1 (1.75%) JSF
2 1 (1.75%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) CESG
2 11 (19.30%) RMADS
3 8 (14.04%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (7.02%) Cryptography
4 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.26%) Open Source
5 3 (5.26%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) UNIX
4 4 (7.02%) Solaris
4 4 (7.02%) VMS
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Network Design
1 15 (26.32%) Information Security
2 12 (21.05%) CAD
2 12 (21.05%) Risk Management
2 12 (21.05%) Information Assurance
3 9 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 8 (14.04%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.02%) Time Management
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.51%) Network Management
9 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) C
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.04%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (77.19%) Security Cleared
2 37 (64.91%) SC Cleared
3 18 (31.58%) CCNA
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CCNP
5 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.02%) vSphere
3 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) WMI
2 6 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco
1 26 (45.61%) McAfee
2 18 (31.58%) HP
3 16 (28.07%) Blue Coat
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Lumension
5 8 (14.04%) Sophos
6 6 (10.53%) Symantec
6 6 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 4 (7.02%) Juniper
8 3 (5.26%) F5
8 3 (5.26%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.26%) Crossbeam
8 3 (5.26%) TippingPoint
8 3 (5.26%) EMC
8 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.26%) Sun
9 1 (1.75%) VMware
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) Adobe
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