The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills 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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
London / City of London
Rank 151 147 188
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +41
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.13% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.15% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £344 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +24.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £52.50

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2509 2744 4189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.88% 86.97% 82.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1991 2173 3264
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) React
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptocurrency
3 1 (20.00%) Blockchain
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Ethereum
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management

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 (20.00%) Ethereum
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) ICMP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Blockchain
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Chief Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Chief Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) CIO
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) React
2 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (20.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Fortinet