The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JSP 440 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JSP 440 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The Defence Manual of Security Issue 3 (JSP 440)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 116
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.99% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £440 £420
% change year-on-year -1.93% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year - -30.62%  

JSP 440 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 228 304 264
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 12.47% 12.77% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 143 107
Median daily rate £413 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in Berkshire

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JSP 440 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in Berkshire