The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 June 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 260 249
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11  
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 11 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.14% 0.95% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 7
Median daily rate £432 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £340 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £440 £420
% change year-on-year -1.93% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.50 £51.17
% change year-on-year - -30.62%  

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 965 1052 1103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.44% 11.70% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 613 594
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 52
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +15.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in the South East

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP 440 in the South East

JSP 440
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JSP 440 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP 440 in the South East

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Hampshire +11 11 £432 -4.11% 1
JSP 440
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 South East region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
5 8 (34.78%) Unix
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Information Security
6 7 (30.43%) Project Management
6 7 (30.43%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) Oracle
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (21.74%) Marketing
8 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (21.74%) RMADS
8 5 (21.74%) CISSP
8 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) SAP
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
8 5 (21.74%) Electronics
8 5 (21.74%) Finance
8 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
8 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Security Management
8 5 (21.74%) Management Information System

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
1 2 (8.70%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) IPsec
1 4 (17.39%) LDAP
1 4 (17.39%) Network Security
1 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Military
4 2 (8.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Coordinator
3 4 (17.39%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Architect
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) System Design Authority
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
1 8 (34.78%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) DevOps
1 7 (30.43%) Information Security
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (21.74%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) Programme Management
3 5 (21.74%) Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Identity Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Assurance
4 4 (17.39%) ISMS
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Security Hardening
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) DV Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) CISSP
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (8.70%) CCDP
6 2 (8.70%) CCNP
6 2 (8.70%) CCSP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.35%) CEH
7 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (4.35%) CISA
7 1 (4.35%) CLAS
7 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (4.35%) OSCP
7 1 (4.35%) RHCE
7 1 (4.35%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) RMADS
2 4 (17.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 22301
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 31000
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 2 (8.70%) GFS2
4 2 (8.70%) OCFS2
4 2 (8.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
1 2 (8.70%) Data Guard
1 2 (8.70%) vRealize
2 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Software AG
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