Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 months to 2 June 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 560 760 826
Rank change year-on-year +200 +66 -98
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 25 59 38
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.071% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.62% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 23
Median daily rate £513 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.82% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £378 £469 £425
90th Percentile £588 £625 £791
UK median daily rate £513 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -6.82% +22.22% -9.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £52.12 £45.00 £96.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.81% -53.50% -
UK median hourly rate £52.12 £45.00 £96.78
% change year-on-year +15.81% -53.50% -

JSP 440 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,019 8,609 11,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.87% 10.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,400 5,346 7,230
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 330 323
Median hourly rate £27.30 £22.83 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -2.84% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.82 £10.75 £12.29
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.55 £51.15
Median hourly rate £25.60 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.28% -2.13% +6.82%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JSP 440 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JSP 440 in England.

Daily rate trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JSP 440 in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JSP 440 in England.

Hourly rate trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JSP 440 in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West +25 12 £525 -4.55%
South East +124 7 £435 -25.16%
East of England - 4 £575 -
North of England +78 2 - -
North West +52 2 - -
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JSP 440 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) CISSP
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (36.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (36.00%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
6 8 (32.00%) RMADS
7 7 (28.00%) Information Security
8 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (24.00%) CISM
9 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) CLAS
10 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) NCSC
10 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
10 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
10 4 (16.00%) Marketing
10 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (16.00%) Electronics
10 4 (16.00%) Telecoms

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (16.00%) Electronics
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (16.00%) Marketing
1 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Security Officer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Product Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) CESG
3 2 (8.00%) SCADA
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (28.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (56.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) DV Cleared
4 10 (40.00%) CISSP
5 9 (36.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (24.00%) CISM
7 5 (20.00%) CLAS
8 2 (8.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (4.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) RMADS
2 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (16.00%) NCSC
4 3 (12.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (4.00%) NIST
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 2 (8.00%) McAfee
2 2 (8.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle