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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 538 544 547
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 85 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.096% 0.058%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 1.02% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 11
Average daily rate £400 £450 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £349 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £625 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £332
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00

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
4960 4820 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 9.42% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3041 2957 2594
Average daily rate £425 £400 £409
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 174
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% +33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

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 13 February 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 26 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 42 £350 -9.38% 6
Scotland +22 29 £420 -6.66%
South West +9 25 £320 -16.88%
Renfrewshire +12 21 £415 -7.77%
Erskine +9 21 £415 -7.77%
South East +8 12 £400 -3.03% 4
Wiltshire 0 11 £295 -21.33%
Hampshire +13 10 £385 +10.00% 3
Corsham +2 6 £259 -57.58%
Taunton +14 4 £463 -31.48%
Hook +9 4 £410 +22.38%
Somerset +6 4 £463 -28.84%
Bristol +4 4 £220 -43.58%
London 0 4 £370 -
Glasgow - 4 £424 -
Salisbury -5 2 £348 -0.71%
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £268 -
Feltham - 1 £500 -
Plymouth - 1 £295 -
Gatwick - 1 £450 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
West Sussex - 1 £450 - 1
Devon - 1 £295 -
North Wales - 1 £220 -
Wales - 1 £220 -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (66.45%) Security Cleared
2 82 (52.90%) ITIL
2 82 (52.90%) Project Management
3 60 (38.71%) SC Cleared
4 56 (36.13%) ITIL V3
5 49 (31.61%) Information Security
6 46 (29.68%) Six Sigma
7 45 (29.03%) PRINCE2
8 41 (26.45%) Management Information System
9 38 (24.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 35 (22.58%) Information Assurance
11 34 (21.94%) RMADS
12 31 (20.00%) OpenStack
12 31 (20.00%) Risk Management
12 31 (20.00%) HP
13 30 (19.35%) Service Delivery
14 29 (18.71%) DV Cleared
14 29 (18.71%) Degree
15 27 (17.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 25 (16.13%) Migration
17 22 (14.19%) Firewall
18 20 (12.90%) Security Management
19 19 (12.26%) Telecoms
19 19 (12.26%) CESG
20 18 (11.61%) CLAS
21 17 (10.97%) C
22 16 (10.32%) CISSP
22 16 (10.32%) PCI DSS
22 16 (10.32%) Computer Science
23 15 (9.68%) Data Protection

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 31 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (5.16%) IIS
3 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (8.39%) AutoCAD
1 13 (8.39%) MS Excel
1 13 (8.39%) MS Office
2 10 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.19%) Firewall
2 14 (9.03%) VPN
3 13 (8.39%) LAN
4 5 (3.23%) Internet
4 5 (3.23%) Network Security
5 4 (2.58%) SAN
6 3 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.94%) VoIP
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.29%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.29%) OSPF
7 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.65%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.23%) GIS
General
1 19 (12.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.81%) Legal
3 3 (1.94%) Law
3 3 (1.94%) Military
4 2 (1.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (13.55%) Consultant
1 21 (13.55%) Coordinator
2 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (8.39%) Project Coordinator
4 11 (7.10%) Architect
4 11 (7.10%) Information Security Specialist
4 11 (7.10%) Information Specialist
4 11 (7.10%) Security Specialist
5 10 (6.45%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 10 (6.45%) Risk Manager
6 7 (4.52%) Network Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (3.87%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 6 (3.87%) Security Consultant
8 5 (3.23%) Information Assurance Practitioner
8 5 (3.23%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.23%) Security Officer
9 4 (2.58%) Information Manager
9 4 (2.58%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (2.58%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.45%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.26%) CESG
3 16 (10.32%) Computer Science
4 10 (6.45%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.16%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.58%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.94%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.29%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.29%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.10%) Windows
2 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.87%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.23%) Linux
5 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (52.90%) ITIL
1 82 (52.90%) Project Management
2 56 (36.13%) ITIL V3
3 49 (31.61%) Information Security
4 46 (29.68%) Six Sigma
5 45 (29.03%) PRINCE2
6 35 (22.58%) Information Assurance
7 31 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 30 (19.35%) Service Delivery
9 25 (16.13%) Migration
10 20 (12.90%) Security Management
11 15 (9.68%) Data Protection
12 14 (9.03%) Incident Management
12 14 (9.03%) Information Security Management
12 14 (9.03%) ISMS
13 13 (8.39%) Business Continuity
13 13 (8.39%) Change Management
13 13 (8.39%) Configuration Management
14 12 (7.74%) PRINCE
15 11 (7.10%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.97%) C
2 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (66.45%) Security Cleared
2 60 (38.71%) SC Cleared
3 29 (18.71%) Degree
3 29 (18.71%) DV Cleared
4 18 (11.61%) CLAS
5 16 (10.32%) CISSP
6 11 (7.10%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (7.10%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (7.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (6.45%) BICSI Certification
7 10 (6.45%) BICSI RCDD
8 8 (5.16%) IISP
9 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (3.23%) MCSE
10 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.58%) APMP
11 4 (2.58%) MCITP
11 4 (2.58%) MCP
12 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.94%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (24.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 34 (21.94%) RMADS
3 27 (17.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (10.32%) PCI DSS
5 4 (2.58%) QA
6 1 (0.65%) COBIT
6 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 31 (20.00%) HP
2 15 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.10%) CA
4 7 (4.52%) Cisco
5 4 (2.58%) Veeam
5 4 (2.58%) VMware
6 3 (1.94%) 3PAR
6 3 (1.94%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.29%) BMC
7 2 (1.29%) Oracle
7 2 (1.29%) Remedy
7 2 (1.29%) Sophos
8 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.65%) Crossbeam
8 1 (0.65%) EMC
8 1 (0.65%) F5
8 1 (0.65%) Juniper
8 1 (0.65%) Riverbed
8 1 (0.65%) TippingPoint
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