Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 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 > Scotland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 - 169
Rank change year-on-year - +169 +23
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 41 0 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.76% - 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.51% - 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 42
Scotland median daily rate £390 - £420
10th Percentile £337 - £384
90th Percentile £448 - £444
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £73.75 - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 744 641 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.70% 13.43% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 349 392
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £188 £150 £182
90th Percentile £553 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.87% +3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 19
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% -22.90%
10th Percentile £10.65 £13.00 £14.10
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.13 £40.90
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £21.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year -2.97% -8.75% +11.37%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in Scotland

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in Scotland

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP 440 in Scotland

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Renfrewshire - 34 £390 -
Glasgow - 1 £320 -
Fife - 1 £395 -
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 39 (95.12%) ITIL
2 37 (90.24%) Six Sigma
2 37 (90.24%) ITIL V3
3 34 (82.93%) Security Cleared
4 28 (68.29%) Project Management
5 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
6 25 (60.98%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (53.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 22 (53.66%) OpenStack
8 11 (26.83%) HP
9 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
9 9 (21.95%) Process Improvement
10 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
11 7 (17.07%) Matrix Organization
12 6 (14.63%) Virtual Team
13 5 (12.20%) Windows
13 5 (12.20%) Office 365
14 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
15 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
15 3 (7.32%) Degree
16 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
16 2 (4.88%) QA
16 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
16 2 (4.88%) Network Security
16 2 (4.88%) Time Management
16 2 (4.88%) Network Management
16 2 (4.88%) F5
16 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 2 (4.88%) Mentoring

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 22 (53.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) LAN
1 2 (4.88%) Network Security
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.44%) SMS
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Chief Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support
4 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Information Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Information Systems Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (2.44%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (95.12%) ITIL
2 37 (90.24%) ITIL V3
2 37 (90.24%) Six Sigma
3 28 (68.29%) Project Management
4 25 (60.98%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (53.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (21.95%) Process Improvement
6 9 (21.95%) Service Delivery
7 7 (17.07%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (4.88%) Cryptography
8 2 (4.88%) Decision-Making
8 2 (4.88%) Escalation Management
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.88%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (4.88%) Network Management
8 2 (4.88%) Proactive Management
8 2 (4.88%) Service Management
8 2 (4.88%) Time Management
8 2 (4.88%) Work Breakdown Structure
Qualifications
1 34 (82.93%) Security Cleared
2 26 (63.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.32%) Degree
5 3 (7.32%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) HP
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) Juniper
2 2 (4.88%) McAfee
2 2 (4.88%) Remedy