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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 154 192 211
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +19
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.055% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £347 £413
% change year-on-year
+43.89% -15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1278 2032 2421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.08% 37.08% 38.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1562 1813
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.56 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £69.40 £45.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) RMADS
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 1 (11.11%) OpenID
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) ISSAP
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat