The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 144 -
Contract jobs citing JSP 440 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.067% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £348 -
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 -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 157 305 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.56% 10.15% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 256 195
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £538 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £43.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

JSP 440
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for JSP 440 in the West Midlands

JSP 440
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JSP 440 in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JSP 440.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Leaflet
2 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SDH
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (50.00%) DSL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative

JSP 440
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DSL
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SDH
1 1 (50.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper