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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank 574 603 588
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 79 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.066% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.59% 0.73% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 22 16
Median daily rate £421 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.16% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £341 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £673 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £431 £475
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Median hourly rate £82.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 - £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
4977 5098 5023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.96% 9.14% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3157 3123 3041
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 168 229
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -3 54 £440 -2.22% 1
Scotland -6 17 £426 +61.38%
South West +3 13 £408 -6.32%
South East -17 12 £450 - 1
Renfrewshire -27 12 £430 +62.80%
Erskine -31 12 £430 +62.80%
North West - 8 £400 -
Wiltshire +8 7 £375 -6.25%
Hampshire -3 7 £410 -4.92% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 7 £500 +32.54%
Tyne and Wear -30 7 £500 +32.54%
North East -31 7 £500 +32.54%
Gloucestershire - 6 £500 -
West Midlands - 5 £290 -
London +3 4 £513 -31.66%
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 - -
Cumbria - 4 - -
Cheshire - 3 - -
Warrington - 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 £290 -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Corsham -2 2 £270 -32.50%
Glasgow - 2 £421 -
Gatwick - 2 £450 -
Feltham - 2 £513 -
West Sussex - 2 £450 -
Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
East Midlands +12 1 £315 -30.22%
Winchester 0 1 £450 +4.34%
Berkshire 0 1 - -

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 116 (72.05%) Security Cleared
2 96 (59.63%) Project Management
3 80 (49.69%) ITIL
4 68 (42.24%) SC Cleared
5 63 (39.13%) ITIL V3
6 60 (37.27%) Six Sigma
7 43 (26.71%) OpenStack
8 42 (26.09%) PRINCE2
9 40 (24.84%) HP
10 34 (21.12%) Information Security
10 34 (21.12%) Degree
11 33 (20.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 31 (19.25%) DV Cleared
13 29 (18.01%) Information Assurance
14 27 (16.77%) RMADS
14 27 (16.77%) CESG Certified Professional
15 26 (16.15%) CLAS
15 26 (16.15%) Service Delivery
15 26 (16.15%) Migration
16 25 (15.53%) Telecoms
16 25 (15.53%) CESG
17 22 (13.66%) Management Information System
18 21 (13.04%) Firewall
19 20 (12.42%) Windows
19 20 (12.42%) Computer Science
20 19 (11.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
22 17 (10.56%) CISSP
22 17 (10.56%) Linux
22 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008

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 43 (26.71%) OpenStack
2 10 (6.21%) IIS
3 7 (4.35%) iPlanet
3 7 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.86%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.45%) AutoCAD
3 11 (6.83%) MS Office
4 10 (6.21%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.04%) Firewall
2 11 (6.83%) LAN
3 9 (5.59%) SAN
4 8 (4.97%) Internet
5 7 (4.35%) BIG-IP
6 5 (3.11%) VPN
7 3 (1.86%) LDAP
7 3 (1.86%) VoIP
8 2 (1.24%) FTP
8 2 (1.24%) NAS
8 2 (1.24%) SSH
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.62%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.62%) HTTP
9 1 (0.62%) Network Security
9 1 (0.62%) OSPF
9 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.48%) GIS
3 3 (1.86%) DB2
General
1 25 (15.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.73%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Military
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (19.25%) Coordinator
2 25 (15.53%) Project Coordinator
3 23 (14.29%) Consultant
4 18 (11.18%) Architect
4 18 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.21%) Information Assurance Practitioner
6 9 (5.59%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 9 (5.59%) Security Consultant
7 7 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 6 (3.73%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (2.48%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (2.48%) Network Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) CISSP Architect
11 3 (1.86%) Information Security Specialist
11 3 (1.86%) Information Specialist
11 3 (1.86%) Security Specialist
11 3 (1.86%) Technical Architect
11 3 (1.86%) Technical Consultant
12 2 (1.24%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) Leaflet
2 7 (4.35%) JSP
3 6 (3.73%) J2EE
4 4 (2.48%) Web Services
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) CESG
2 22 (13.66%) Management Information System
3 20 (12.42%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.07%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (5.59%) Data Centre
6 7 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.11%) PKI
8 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.86%) Clustering
9 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.24%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.24%) HP Storage
9 2 (1.24%) HP StoreVirtual
9 2 (1.24%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.42%) Windows
2 17 (10.56%) Linux
2 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.83%) Unix
4 8 (4.97%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.35%) AIX
5 7 (4.35%) Solaris
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (59.63%) Project Management
2 80 (49.69%) ITIL
3 63 (39.13%) ITIL V3
4 60 (37.27%) Six Sigma
5 42 (26.09%) PRINCE2
6 34 (21.12%) Information Security
7 29 (18.01%) Information Assurance
8 26 (16.15%) Migration
8 26 (16.15%) Service Delivery
9 16 (9.94%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.83%) Network Design
11 10 (6.21%) PRINCE
12 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (5.59%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (4.35%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.35%) QMS
13 7 (4.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.94%) C
2 7 (4.35%) Java
3 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (72.05%) Security Cleared
2 68 (42.24%) SC Cleared
3 34 (21.12%) Degree
4 31 (19.25%) DV Cleared
5 27 (16.77%) CESG Certified Professional
6 26 (16.15%) CLAS
7 17 (10.56%) CISSP
8 11 (6.83%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (6.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 10 (6.21%) IISP
10 9 (5.59%) BICSI Certification
10 9 (5.59%) BICSI RCDD
11 3 (1.86%) CISM
11 3 (1.86%) ISSAP
12 2 (1.24%) CCNA
12 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.62%) CISA
13 1 (0.62%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (20.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 27 (16.77%) RMADS
3 19 (11.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.73%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.73%) SLA
5 3 (1.86%) COBIT
5 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.24%) QA
7 1 (0.62%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
1 7 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (1.86%) OpenView
3 2 (1.24%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.62%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (24.84%) HP
2 18 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.94%) CA
4 12 (7.45%) Cisco
5 11 (6.83%) VMware
6 7 (4.35%) BEA
6 7 (4.35%) F5
6 7 (4.35%) Oracle
6 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.35%) Sun
7 4 (2.48%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.48%) Veeam
8 3 (1.86%) Cognos
8 3 (1.86%) Opsware
9 2 (1.24%) BMC
9 2 (1.24%) EMC
9 2 (1.24%) NetApp
9 2 (1.24%) Qualys
9 2 (1.24%) Symantec
9 2 (1.24%) Veritas