Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 794 775
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +40
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 72 61 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.076% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.56% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 80
England median daily rate £481 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £358 £296 £290
90th Percentile £668 £575 £515
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
England median hourly rate £69.36 - £35.50
10th Percentile £67.04 - £32.95
90th Percentile £78.68 - £84.85
UK median hourly rate £71.86 - £35.50

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 10,746 10,977 11,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.42% 12.09% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,944 7,225 7,288
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.67% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 316 398
England median hourly rate £22.20 £20.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.96% -13.54% +11.37%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.45 £48.42 £46.91
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £21.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -8.75% +11.37%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP 440 in England

JSP 440
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor 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 19 September 2018. 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 +11 40 £525 +5.00% 6
North of England - 10 £478 -
West Midlands - 8 £380 -
Midlands - 8 £380 -
East of England -14 7 £770 +112.41% 4
South East -22 6 £455 +2.02% 2
North West - 6 £680 -
North East - 4 £338 -
London +8 1 £525 +32.91% 1
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 57 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.06%) DV Cleared
3 30 (41.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 26 (36.11%) Information Security
5 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
6 22 (30.56%) HMG Infosec
6 22 (30.56%) CISSP
7 21 (29.17%) IT Strategy
8 19 (26.39%) Finance
9 17 (23.61%) Technical Architecture
9 17 (23.61%) Critical Thinking
9 17 (23.61%) Information Assurance
9 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (22.22%) ITIL
10 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 15 (20.83%) Management Information System
12 14 (19.44%) CISM
12 14 (19.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 14 (19.44%) Security Architecture
13 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
14 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 11 (15.28%) ISSAP
15 11 (15.28%) ISSEP
15 11 (15.28%) RMADS
15 11 (15.28%) Linux
15 11 (15.28%) CISA
15 11 (15.28%) Project Management

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 5 (6.94%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.39%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.72%) Google Cloud Platform
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) LAN
2 6 (8.33%) WAN
3 5 (6.94%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (5.56%) Network Security
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.17%) NAS
5 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) VLAN
6 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) GIS
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 10 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 8 (11.11%) Banking
4 8 (11.11%) Military
5 7 (9.72%) Electronics
5 7 (9.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (36.11%) Architect
2 17 (23.61%) Security Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 7 (9.72%) Coordinator
6 6 (8.33%) Applications Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 5 (6.94%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Network Support
9 3 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) JSON
1 8 (11.11%) JSP
1 8 (11.11%) SOAP
1 8 (11.11%) Web Services
1 8 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.83%) Management Information System
3 10 (13.89%) CESG
4 7 (9.72%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 3 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Linux
2 9 (12.50%) Windows
3 8 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.11%) Information Security
2 21 (29.17%) IT Strategy
3 17 (23.61%) Critical Thinking
3 17 (23.61%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (23.61%) Information Assurance
3 17 (23.61%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (22.22%) ITIL
5 14 (19.44%) Security Architecture
6 13 (18.06%) PRINCE2
6 13 (18.06%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 11 (15.28%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (15.28%) Project Management
9 9 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 9 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.11%) DSDM
10 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) C
2 8 (11.11%) C++
2 8 (11.11%) Java
2 8 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (43.06%) DV Cleared
3 25 (34.72%) SC Cleared
4 22 (30.56%) CISSP
5 14 (19.44%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (19.44%) CISM
6 11 (15.28%) CISA
6 11 (15.28%) ISSAP
6 11 (15.28%) ISSEP
7 7 (9.72%) MCSE
7 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (8.33%) APMP
8 6 (8.33%) CISMP
8 6 (8.33%) MCITP
8 6 (8.33%) MCP
9 4 (5.56%) Degree
10 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.78%) CLAS
11 2 (2.78%) SSCP
12 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (41.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 22 (30.56%) HMG Infosec
3 11 (15.28%) RMADS
4 7 (9.72%) GCP
5 5 (6.94%) QA
6 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (1.39%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Docker
2 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) Firmware
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.50%) SAP
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
3 7 (9.72%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) Juniper
3 7 (9.72%) McAfee
4 4 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.56%) F5
4 4 (5.56%) Remedy
4 4 (5.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.17%) Sophos
6 2 (2.78%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Capita
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) ESRI
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle