The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 150 - 201
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% - 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £600 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
Cryptography
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the City of London region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography.

1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth2

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cryptography also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cryptography. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacker
2 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SOA Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
1 1 (16.67%) OpenID
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biometrics
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Cybercrime
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Security
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ISMS
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CEH
1 2 (33.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Actimize
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware