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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 578 575 571
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 51 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.011% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.14% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 3 4
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£425 £420 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £344 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £504 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £420 £475
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -

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
4475 3814 4376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.68% 7.24% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2305 2519
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 141 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.99
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 20 October 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 19 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 20 October 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 +12 46 £425 +1.19% 2
South East +8 24 £425 -10.05% 1
South West -27 8 £595 +83.07%
Somerset - 5 £650 -
Taunton - 4 £608 -
London - 3 £527 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £503 -
Plymouth - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
Essex - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
East of England - - - -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 74 (77.89%) Security Cleared
2 59 (62.11%) SC Cleared
3 50 (52.63%) JSP
4 37 (38.95%) ITIL
5 34 (35.79%) CESG
6 33 (34.74%) RMADS
7 31 (32.63%) Information Security
8 29 (30.53%) HP
9 26 (27.37%) Risk Management
9 26 (27.37%) Information Assurance
10 25 (26.32%) Management Information System
10 25 (26.32%) LAN
11 23 (24.21%) Six Sigma
11 23 (24.21%) ITIL V3
12 21 (22.11%) Cisco
13 20 (21.05%) Project Management
13 20 (21.05%) McAfee
14 17 (17.89%) SAN
15 16 (16.84%) WAN
15 16 (16.84%) Network Design
15 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
16 15 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
17 14 (14.74%) EMC
17 14 (14.74%) Windows
17 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
18 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
18 13 (13.68%) CESG CLAS
19 12 (12.63%) Firewall

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (3.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (10.53%) MS Office
2 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.26%) MS Project
4 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Summit
2 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (26.32%) LAN
2 17 (17.89%) SAN
3 16 (16.84%) WAN
4 12 (12.63%) Firewall
5 10 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (10.53%) Network Security
5 10 (10.53%) Junos
6 9 (9.47%) DNS
7 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (7.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (7.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (7.37%) SSL
9 4 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (3.16%) SMS
11 2 (2.11%) DHCP
11 2 (2.11%) Internet
12 1 (1.05%) OSPF
12 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (4.21%) Law
1 4 (4.21%) Billing
2 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.05%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (18.95%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Coordinator
2 14 (14.74%) Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Consultant
4 9 (9.47%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.42%) Security Architect
6 7 (7.37%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.37%) Installations Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Information Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
8 4 (4.21%) CLAS Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (2.11%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (2.11%) Information Assurance Officer
9 2 (2.11%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (52.63%) JSP
2 7 (7.37%) Web Services
3 1 (1.05%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (35.79%) CESG
2 33 (34.74%) RMADS
3 25 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 13 (13.68%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 8 (8.42%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (7.37%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Open Source
9 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.74%) Windows
1 14 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.95%) ITIL
2 31 (32.63%) Information Security
3 26 (27.37%) Risk Management
3 26 (27.37%) Information Assurance
4 23 (24.21%) ITIL V3
4 23 (24.21%) Six Sigma
5 20 (21.05%) Project Management
6 16 (16.84%) Network Design
7 15 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (14.74%) Mentoring
9 13 (13.68%) Service Delivery
10 12 (12.63%) Service Management
10 12 (12.63%) Security Architecture
11 11 (11.58%) Network Management
11 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
11 11 (11.58%) Load Balancing
12 10 (10.53%) Incident Management
13 9 (9.47%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (8.42%) Data Protection
15 7 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) C
2 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (77.89%) Security Cleared
2 59 (62.11%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (10.53%) CCNA
6 8 (8.42%) CISSP
7 7 (7.37%) Degree
8 2 (2.11%) CCNP
8 2 (2.11%) CISA
8 2 (2.11%) CISM
9 1 (1.05%) MBA
9 1 (1.05%) CEH
9 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.05%) HP AIS
9 1 (1.05%) PgMP
9 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.47%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.05%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 16 (16.84%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.58%) vSphere
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) HP
2 21 (22.11%) Cisco
3 20 (21.05%) McAfee
4 14 (14.74%) EMC
5 11 (11.58%) Juniper
6 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 10 (10.53%) TippingPoint
6 10 (10.53%) 3PAR
6 10 (10.53%) F5
7 7 (7.37%) VMware
8 5 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.21%) Crossbeam
9 4 (4.21%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.05%) Remedy
11 1 (1.05%) Adobe
11 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.05%) BMC