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 3 months to 29 March 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)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 587 579
Rank change year-on-year +66 -8  
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 56 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.056%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.15% 0.72% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 16
Median daily rate £488 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.87% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £277 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £503 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £481 £385 £610
% change year-on-year +25.00% -36.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £85.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4889 5433 5794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.71% 10.94% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3229 3519 3555
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 180 164
Median hourly rate £19.90 £36.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.47% +45.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.83 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £58.20 £49.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
South West +4 17 £475 +61.01%
London +45 16 £500 -2.43%
South East +17 12 £483 +10.91% 3
East of England - 4 £575 - 1
West Midlands +12 2 - -
East Midlands -5 1 £525 +66.66%
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 69 (80.23%) Security Cleared
2 46 (53.49%) DV Cleared
2 46 (53.49%) Project Management
3 34 (39.53%) VMware
3 34 (39.53%) Linux
3 34 (39.53%) SC Cleared
4 33 (38.37%) PRINCE2
5 31 (36.05%) Windows
6 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (33.72%) Red Hat
8 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
9 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
10 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
10 21 (24.42%) Management Information System
11 20 (23.26%) Risk Management
11 20 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (22.09%) Migration
13 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
13 18 (20.93%) Information Security
13 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
14 17 (19.77%) CESG
14 17 (19.77%) C
14 17 (19.77%) PRINCE
15 16 (18.60%) ITIL
16 15 (17.44%) Oracle
16 15 (17.44%) Degree
17 13 (15.12%) Data Migration

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 9 (10.47%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.81%) iPlanet
3 3 (3.49%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) AutoCAD
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) SaaS
2 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LDAP
2 6 (6.98%) IPsec
2 6 (6.98%) LAN
2 6 (6.98%) Network Security
2 6 (6.98%) SAN
2 6 (6.98%) SSL
3 5 (5.81%) BIG-IP
3 5 (5.81%) DSL
3 5 (5.81%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) SDH
4 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 4 (4.65%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (4.65%) WAN
5 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.33%) FTP
6 2 (2.33%) NAS
6 2 (2.33%) SSH
6 2 (2.33%) VoIP
7 1 (1.16%) HTTP
7 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.81%) GIS
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (3.49%) AppScan
2 3 (3.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 7 (8.14%) Electronics
3 7 (8.14%) Manufacturing
3 7 (8.14%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Military
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Architect
2 9 (10.47%) System Design Authority
3 8 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.30%) Technical Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Coordinator
4 6 (6.98%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Defect Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Design Authority
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.49%) Systems Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Manager
8 2 (2.33%) Administrator
8 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) J2EE
1 8 (9.30%) Leaflet
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 5 (5.81%) JSP
3 4 (4.65%) Middleware
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Management Information System
2 17 (19.77%) CESG
3 10 (11.63%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Clustering
4 6 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.98%) Fat Client
4 6 (6.98%) Thin Client
5 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Derivative
7 3 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (3.49%) HP Storage
7 3 (3.49%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.33%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Linux
2 31 (36.05%) Windows
3 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Server
5 20 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (20.93%) Windows 7
8 11 (12.79%) Unix
9 5 (5.81%) AIX
9 5 (5.81%) CentOS
9 5 (5.81%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (5.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Project Management
2 33 (38.37%) PRINCE2
3 20 (23.26%) Risk Management
4 19 (22.09%) Migration
5 18 (20.93%) Information Security
6 17 (19.77%) PRINCE
7 16 (18.60%) ITIL
8 13 (15.12%) Data Migration
9 12 (13.95%) ITIL V3
10 11 (12.79%) Requirements Management
10 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (11.63%) Programme Management
11 10 (11.63%) Six Sigma
12 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.30%) DevOps
14 7 (8.14%) Defect Management
14 7 (8.14%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (8.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) C
2 8 (9.30%) Java
3 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (80.23%) Security Cleared
2 46 (53.49%) DV Cleared
3 34 (39.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (17.44%) Degree
5 6 (6.98%) CISSP
6 4 (4.65%) CLAS
7 3 (3.49%) CEH
7 3 (3.49%) CISA
7 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.49%) OSCP
8 2 (2.33%) BICSI Certification
8 2 (2.33%) BICSI RCDD
8 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.33%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.33%) MCSE
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.33%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) RMADS
2 6 (6.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (4.65%) SLA
4 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.33%) COBIT
5 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (34.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (27.91%) Active Directory
3 10 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (4.65%) GFS2
4 4 (4.65%) OCFS2
4 4 (4.65%) vCloud
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (5.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.65%) Ansible
2 4 (4.65%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.65%) vRealize
3 3 (3.49%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.49%) HP Fortify
3 3 (3.49%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) VMware
2 29 (33.72%) Red Hat
3 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.44%) Oracle
5 9 (10.47%) Cisco
6 7 (8.14%) HP
6 7 (8.14%) SAP
7 5 (5.81%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.81%) BEA
7 5 (5.81%) F5
7 5 (5.81%) Juniper
7 5 (5.81%) Sun
8 3 (3.49%) EMC
8 3 (3.49%) Software AG
8 3 (3.49%) Symantec
9 2 (2.33%) BMC
9 2 (2.33%) Cognos
9 2 (2.33%) NetApp
9 2 (2.33%) Sophos
9 2 (2.33%) Veritas
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