Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 166 185
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 +19
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 36 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.65% 0.024% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.62% 0.19% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 21
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -4.76% +59.02%
10th Percentile £347 £400 £395
90th Percentile £467 £400 £440
UK median daily rate £396 £475 £430
% change year-on-year -16.58% +10.47% -1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £73.75 - -
UK median hourly rate £75.00 - £60.98

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 780 516 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.98% 12.39% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 290 443
Scotland median daily rate £375 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.76% +0.36% -2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £150 £163
90th Percentile £550 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £405
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.02% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 9
Scotland median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +57.95% -56.17%
10th Percentile £10.73 £13.75 £9.64
90th Percentile £54.25 £43.25 £26.90
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +4.53%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 - 31 £390 -
Glasgow - 1 £320 -
JSP 440
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (97.22%) Six Sigma
2 35 (97.22%) ITIL V3
3 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
4 26 (72.22%) Project Management
5 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 24 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (55.56%) OpenStack
7 10 (27.78%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
9 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
10 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Matrix Organization
11 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
12 3 (8.33%) Degree
12 3 (8.33%) Windows
12 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (8.33%) Master's Degree
12 3 (8.33%) Office 365
13 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.56%) Work Breakdown Structure
13 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
14 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
14 1 (2.78%) Firewall
14 1 (2.78%) Service Management
14 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
14 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
14 1 (2.78%) LAN
14 1 (2.78%) WAN
14 1 (2.78%) 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 20 (55.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) LAN
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) WAN
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 7 (19.44%) Chief Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Information Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Information Systems Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Network Support
4 1 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
4 1 (2.78%) Systems Architect
4 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) ITIL
2 35 (97.22%) ITIL V3
2 35 (97.22%) Six Sigma
3 26 (72.22%) Project Management
4 24 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
6 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (19.44%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
9 1 (2.78%) Decision-Making
9 1 (2.78%) Escalation Management
9 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (2.78%) Network Management
9 1 (2.78%) Proactive Management
9 1 (2.78%) Service Management
9 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
4 3 (8.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) F5
2 1 (2.78%) Juniper
2 1 (2.78%) McAfee
2 1 (2.78%) Remedy