The table below looks at the statistics for JSP 440 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
Rank - 105 106
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.09% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £267 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £332
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 - £40.00
JSP 440
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
203 194 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.82% 8.90% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 100 64
Average daily rate £425 £328 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -16.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £152 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £35.00 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

JSP 440
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

JSP 440 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

JSP 440
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JSP 440 across the West Midlands region.

JSP 440 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 across the West Midlands region.

JSP 440 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

JSP 440
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (75.00%) CISSP
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) APMP
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Change Management
6 3 (37.50%) Migration
6 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
6 3 (37.50%) CISMP
6 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (25.00%) MS Project
7 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
8 1 (12.50%) MS Office
8 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (12.50%) Logistics
8 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

JSP 440
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 (37.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Logistics
7 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) APMP
4 4 (50.00%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) CISMP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft