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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 151 195 201
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +6
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.036% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.099% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
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
1314 2027 2340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.22% 36.99% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1084 1596 1783
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 32
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.70 £49.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Middleware
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding

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 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) 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 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Risk Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) CESG
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
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 5 (55.56%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Secure Coding
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Modelling
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 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
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 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat