The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 130 139
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 17 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.33% 0.097%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.80% 2.93% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Median daily rate £525 £408 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.83% -6.32%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £440 £420
% change year-on-year -1.93% +4.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 354 341 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.93% 11.38% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 216 272
Median daily rate £375 £383 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 13
Median hourly rate £34.75 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.12% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £33.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.65 £45.00
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 West

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

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in the South West

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JSP 440 in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JSP 440 in the South West

JSP 440
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JSP 440 in the South West

JSP 440
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Wiltshire 0 6 £364 -10.65% 1
Somerset - 5 £563 - 1
JSP 440
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 27 (79.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) Project Management
3 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
4 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
5 14 (41.18%) DV Cleared
6 13 (38.24%) Finance
7 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (29.41%) SAP
8 10 (29.41%) Linux
8 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
8 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
8 10 (29.41%) Electronics
8 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
8 10 (29.41%) Marketing
8 10 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (26.47%) DevOps
9 9 (26.47%) CLAS
10 8 (23.53%) Ansible
10 8 (23.53%) Unix
11 7 (20.59%) Information Management
11 7 (20.59%) CentOS
12 6 (17.65%) OWASP
12 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (17.65%) nginx
12 6 (17.65%) Hadoop

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (17.65%) ArcGIS
1 6 (17.65%) nginx
2 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (29.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) IPsec
1 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.88%) LDAP
1 2 (5.88%) Network Security
1 2 (5.88%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Apache Hive
1 6 (17.65%) Big Data
1 6 (17.65%) GIS
1 6 (17.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 6 (17.65%) Maven
1 6 (17.65%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Electronics
3 10 (29.41%) Manufacturing
3 10 (29.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
1 10 (29.41%) Project Manager
1 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Coordinator
2 6 (17.65%) Security Technical Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Technical Security Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Project Coordinator
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Assurance Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) CLAS Security Advisor
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Advisor
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Security Assurance Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) CESG
2 2 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Unix
3 7 (20.59%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) PRINCE2
3 12 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (29.41%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (29.41%) Programme Management
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
5 9 (26.47%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (20.59%) Information Management
7 6 (17.65%) OWASP
7 6 (17.65%) SIEM
7 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (8.82%) Information Assurance
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (5.88%) Change Management
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Dart
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) CLAS
5 6 (17.65%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (14.71%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) CISM
7 1 (2.94%) HND
7 1 (2.94%) IISP
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) RHCE
7 1 (2.94%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (5.88%) RMADS
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Docker
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.88%) GFS2
3 2 (5.88%) OCFS2
3 2 (5.88%) vCloud
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
2 2 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 10 (29.41%) Red Hat
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 6 (17.65%) Cloudera
2 6 (17.65%) ESRI
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Software AG
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