Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - +153 +45
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 30 0 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.56% - 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.32% - 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 42
Scotland median daily rate £390 - £410
10th Percentile £337 - £320
90th Percentile £518 - £444
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £420
% change year-on-year +7.77% +4.94% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £73.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £71.23 - £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 694 716 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.02% 14.39% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 404 330
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.16% +4.67%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £154
90th Percentile £538 £546 £496
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 23
Scotland median hourly rate £17.75 £18.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.70% -25.50% -28.57%
10th Percentile £11.82 £13.00 £16.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.75 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.28
% change year-on-year +10.00% -17.63% +8.21%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 - 24 £390 -
Glasgow - 1 £320 -
Fife - 1 £395 -
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 28 (93.33%) ITIL
2 26 (86.67%) Six Sigma
2 26 (86.67%) ITIL V3
3 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 20 (66.67%) Project Management
5 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
5 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 16 (53.33%) OpenStack
7 8 (26.67%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Office 365
9 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
10 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
12 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
12 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.67%) Degree
12 2 (6.67%) Firewall
12 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
12 2 (6.67%) Service Management
12 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
12 2 (6.67%) LAN
12 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.67%) WAN
12 2 (6.67%) Cisco

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 16 (53.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) SMS
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Chief Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Information Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Information Systems Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) ITIL
2 26 (86.67%) ITIL V3
2 26 (86.67%) Six Sigma
3 20 (66.67%) Project Management
4 17 (56.67%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 7 (23.33%) Process Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
9 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 2 (6.67%) Escalation Management
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (6.67%) Network Management
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) Proactive Management
9 2 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (6.67%) Time Management
10 1 (3.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (56.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) F5
2 2 (6.67%) Juniper
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy