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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 576 612 573
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -39
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 80 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.067% 0.047%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.60% 0.71% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 19 16
Median daily rate £430 £428 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £710 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £423 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.77% -8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £60.98 £60.98 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £60.98 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.45%

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
4992 5186 4944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.15% 9.39% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3181 3300 3020
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 169 237
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £57.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JSP 440 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 +11 54 £450 +3.44% 2
Scotland -5 18 £430 +62.80%
Renfrewshire -28 15 £430 +62.80%
Erskine -28 15 £430 +62.80%
South East -4 11 £450 +5.26% 1
South West -4 9 £463 +6.32% 1
Hampshire -9 9 £420 -1.17% 1
London -6 8 £500 -33.33%
North East -37 8 £500 +32.54%
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 8 £500 +32.54%
Tyne and Wear -45 8 £500 +32.54%
North West - 6 £400 -
West Midlands - 6 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 -
Wiltshire -3 4 £440 +10.00%
Wolverhampton - 4 £300 -
Portsmouth - 4 - -
Warrington - 3 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Hook -5 2 £435 -0.57%
Berkshire -7 2 £450 -19.64%
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
East of England +9 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £315 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 £245 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 -
Middlesex - 1 £525 -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 111 (68.10%) Security Cleared
2 93 (57.06%) Project Management
3 81 (49.69%) ITIL
4 65 (39.88%) SC Cleared
5 58 (35.58%) ITIL V3
6 55 (33.74%) Six Sigma
7 42 (25.77%) PRINCE2
8 39 (23.93%) OpenStack
9 37 (22.70%) HP
10 36 (22.09%) DV Cleared
11 33 (20.25%) Information Security
11 33 (20.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 32 (19.63%) Degree
13 29 (17.79%) Windows
14 28 (17.18%) CESG Certified Professional
15 27 (16.56%) Migration
15 27 (16.56%) CESG
15 27 (16.56%) Information Assurance
16 26 (15.95%) Service Delivery
16 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
17 25 (15.34%) Firewall
17 25 (15.34%) RMADS
17 25 (15.34%) CLAS
18 22 (13.50%) Management Information System
19 21 (12.88%) Linux
19 21 (12.88%) C
19 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
19 21 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 19 (11.66%) Computer Science
20 19 (11.66%) Cisco

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 39 (23.93%) OpenStack
2 9 (5.52%) IIS
3 8 (4.91%) iPlanet
3 8 (4.91%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.45%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.13%) MS Office
3 9 (5.52%) AutoCAD
3 9 (5.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.34%) Firewall
2 15 (9.20%) LAN
3 10 (6.13%) SAN
4 8 (4.91%) BIG-IP
4 8 (4.91%) VoIP
5 7 (4.29%) Internet
6 6 (3.68%) VPN
6 6 (3.68%) WAN
7 5 (3.07%) SNMP
8 4 (2.45%) DHCP
8 4 (2.45%) DNS
8 4 (2.45%) LDAP
9 2 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (1.23%) EIGRP
9 2 (1.23%) FTP
9 2 (1.23%) NAS
9 2 (1.23%) Network Security
9 2 (1.23%) OSPF
9 2 (1.23%) SSH
10 1 (0.61%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.52%) GIS
2 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.45%) DB2
3 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 26 (15.95%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.91%) Finance
3 3 (1.84%) Military
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (19.63%) Coordinator
2 26 (15.95%) Project Coordinator
3 21 (12.88%) Consultant
4 17 (10.43%) Architect
5 16 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.13%) Security Consultant
7 9 (5.52%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 8 (4.91%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 8 (4.91%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.68%) Security Assurance Coordinator
10 5 (3.07%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (3.07%) Network Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Information Security Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Infrastructure Architect
11 4 (2.45%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Test Leader
12 3 (1.84%) CISSP Architect
12 3 (1.84%) Information Specialist
12 3 (1.84%) Security Specialist
12 3 (1.84%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) Leaflet
2 8 (4.91%) JSP
3 7 (4.29%) J2EE
4 6 (3.68%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) CESG
2 22 (13.50%) Management Information System
3 19 (11.66%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.98%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (5.52%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.07%) PKI
8 4 (2.45%) Clustering
9 3 (1.84%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.23%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.23%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.23%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.61%) RIA
11 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.79%) Windows
2 21 (12.88%) Linux
3 18 (11.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.98%) Unix
4 13 (7.98%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.91%) AIX
5 8 (4.91%) Solaris
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.45%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (57.06%) Project Management
2 81 (49.69%) ITIL
3 58 (35.58%) ITIL V3
4 55 (33.74%) Six Sigma
5 42 (25.77%) PRINCE2
6 33 (20.25%) Information Security
7 27 (16.56%) Information Assurance
7 27 (16.56%) Migration
8 26 (15.95%) Service Delivery
9 15 (9.20%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (6.13%) Network Design
12 9 (5.52%) PRINCE
12 9 (5.52%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (4.91%) Kalman Filter
13 8 (4.91%) QMS
14 7 (4.29%) Programme Management
15 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
15 6 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (3.68%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.88%) C
2 8 (4.91%) Java
2 8 (4.91%) SQL
3 4 (2.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 111 (68.10%) Security Cleared
2 65 (39.88%) SC Cleared
3 36 (22.09%) DV Cleared
4 32 (19.63%) Degree
5 28 (17.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 25 (15.34%) CLAS
7 19 (11.66%) CISSP
8 11 (6.75%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (6.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (5.52%) IISP
11 8 (4.91%) BICSI Certification
11 8 (4.91%) BICSI RCDD
12 4 (2.45%) ISSAP
13 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.84%) CISM
14 2 (1.23%) CCNA
14 2 (1.23%) CCNP
14 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.61%) CISA
15 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 25 (15.34%) RMADS
3 21 (12.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 7 (4.29%) SLA
5 4 (2.45%) COBIT
5 4 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.23%) QA
7 1 (0.61%) GxP
7 1 (0.61%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 16 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.59%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.91%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (4.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (3.07%) SCCM
2 5 (3.07%) SCOM
3 4 (2.45%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.45%) OpenView
3 4 (2.45%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (2.45%) WSUS
4 2 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (22.70%) HP
2 21 (12.88%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.66%) Cisco
4 17 (10.43%) CA
4 17 (10.43%) VMware
5 12 (7.36%) F5
6 8 (4.91%) BEA
6 8 (4.91%) Oracle
6 8 (4.91%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.91%) Sun
7 6 (3.68%) Symantec
8 5 (3.07%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.45%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.45%) Acronis
9 4 (2.45%) Cognos
9 4 (2.45%) Opsware
9 4 (2.45%) Veeam
10 3 (1.84%) NetApp
11 2 (1.23%) Qualys
11 2 (1.23%) Veritas