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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank - 221 221
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.30% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Average daily rate
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- £402 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +70.76%
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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
2013 2702 2985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.62% 37.42% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1475 2008 2190
Average daily rate £470 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (28.57%) Radianz
2 2 (28.57%) FIXML
2 2 (28.57%) X.509
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) X.509
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) FIXML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) Core Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) Animation
1 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Communications Security
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Radianz
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) Axway
1 2 (28.57%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) EMC