Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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 > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 191
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 0 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.78% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 6.07% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 42 10
Scotland median daily rate - £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.89% -9.52%
UK median daily rate £432 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.00% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £35.50 £60.50
% change year-on-year - -41.32% +40.70%

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 713 560 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.41% 12.90% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 320 404
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.27% -9.67%
10th Percentile £178 £154 £183
90th Percentile £550 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 14
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.50% -25.93% +77.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.25 £16.80
90th Percentile £45.05 £40.50 £42.63
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%

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