Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 183 210
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 -15
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 22 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.39% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.96% 3.14% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 8
South West median daily rate £500 £320 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.42% -24.02%
10th Percentile £306 £274 £325
90th Percentile £619 £481 £460
England median daily rate £432 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +5.24% +2.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £35.50 £60.98
% change year-on-year - -41.78% +41.81%

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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 743 764 853
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.25% 13.47% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 555 611
South West median daily rate £410 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% +4.67% -5.90%
10th Percentile £258 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 33
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing JSP 440 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Somerset +4 10 £500 -
Wiltshire -6 8 £385 +22.22% 1
JSP 440
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 13 (59.09%) DV Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) CLAS
5 12 (54.55%) Information Management
6 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (50.00%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
7 10 (45.45%) Electronics
7 10 (45.45%) Programme Management
7 10 (45.45%) SAP
7 10 (45.45%) CISSP
7 10 (45.45%) Marketing
7 10 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
8 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
8 8 (36.36%) Information Security
9 7 (31.82%) Project Management
9 7 (31.82%) Big Data
10 6 (27.27%) Cloudera
10 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
10 6 (27.27%) Ansible
10 6 (27.27%) Docker
10 6 (27.27%) DevOps
10 6 (27.27%) Dart
10 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (27.27%) nginx
10 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
10 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS

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 (27.27%) ArcGIS
1 6 (27.27%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Big Data
2 6 (27.27%) Apache Hive
2 6 (27.27%) GIS
2 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
1 6 (27.27%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (63.64%) Telecoms
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Electronics
3 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 10 (45.45%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
1 13 (59.09%) Security Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Coordinator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Security Technical Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Assurance Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Assurance Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) ModSecurity
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) CentOS
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Information Management
3 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (45.45%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (45.45%) Programme Management
5 8 (36.36%) Information Security
5 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) OWASP
7 6 (27.27%) SIEM
7 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (13.64%) Migration
11 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
12 1 (4.55%) Document Management
12 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Dart
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (59.09%) DV Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) CLAS
4 10 (45.45%) CISSP
4 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (27.27%) CISM
5 6 (27.27%) HND
5 6 (27.27%) IISP
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) SAP
2 6 (27.27%) Cloudera
2 6 (27.27%) ESRI
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat