The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 207 - 217
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% - 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £370 £390
% change year-on-year
+11.48% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.09%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2174 1975 2667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.81% 31.30% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1624 1461 1990
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Cryptography
London

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 16 April 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) PKI
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Online Games
5 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
5 2 (15.38%) ERD
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (7.69%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) OBIEE Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) iPhone Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) DOM
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Core Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Memcached
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) PKI
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Online Games
3 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Animation
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
2 3 (23.08%) UML
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (15.38%) Communications Security
3 2 (15.38%) ERD
3 2 (15.38%) BDD
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) RAD
3 2 (15.38%) RUP
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Security
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Juniper
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) F5