The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 541 531 482
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -49
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 48 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.059% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 34
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£476 £428 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £395 £428
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £33.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £33.43
Cryptography
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15460 14991 13695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.65% 31.74% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10102 9480 8215
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 629 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the England region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in England

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the England region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 21 £525 +32.91% 5
London +10 9 £588 +17.50% 5
North East - 6 £365 -
South West - 4 £380 -
North West -10 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England -19 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Cryptography
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Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (33.33%) Network Security
2 23 (29.49%) PKI
3 20 (25.64%) Information Security
4 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
4 19 (24.36%) ITIL
4 19 (24.36%) Windows
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco
5 18 (23.08%) LAN
5 18 (23.08%) WAN
5 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 17 (21.79%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (20.51%) CISSP
7 16 (20.51%) SSL
7 16 (20.51%) Finance
7 16 (20.51%) Network Management
8 15 (19.23%) Java
8 15 (19.23%) Juniper
8 15 (19.23%) McAfee
8 15 (19.23%) Firewall
9 14 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Network Design
10 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 13 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 13 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 13 (16.67%) CheckPoint
10 13 (16.67%) SQL
10 13 (16.67%) DNS
10 13 (16.67%) HP
10 13 (16.67%) F5

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 7 (8.97%) Apache
1 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS Office
2 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (33.33%) Network Security
2 18 (23.08%) LAN
2 18 (23.08%) WAN
3 17 (21.79%) Cisco IOS
4 16 (20.51%) SSL
5 15 (19.23%) Firewall
6 13 (16.67%) DNS
6 13 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 13 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (10.26%) Junos
8 8 (10.26%) SAN
9 6 (7.69%) OSPF
10 5 (6.41%) IPsec
10 5 (6.41%) IPv4
11 3 (3.85%) IP Telephony
11 3 (3.85%) VLAN
11 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.56%) SMS
12 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Ant
1 7 (8.97%) JUnit
1 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.56%) Toad
3 1 (1.28%) Maven
3 1 (1.28%) AppScan
3 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.28%) Selenium
3 1 (1.28%) ProC
3 1 (1.28%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.28%) JMeter
3 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.28%) PVCS
3 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (20.51%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Legal
3 6 (7.69%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Law
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Consultant
2 17 (21.79%) Network Engineer
3 15 (19.23%) Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
7 6 (7.69%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 4 (5.13%) Android Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Java Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Information Security Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Information Architect
10 2 (2.56%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Network Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) Java EE
1 8 (10.26%) Hibernate
2 7 (8.97%) Spring
2 7 (8.97%) Spring MVC
2 7 (8.97%) JSP
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) jQuery
4 3 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (2.56%) GTK+
5 2 (2.56%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) JCE
5 2 (2.56%) JNI
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.28%) JPA
6 1 (1.28%) OAuth
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) WPF
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) PKI
2 12 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.54%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.85%) Smartcard
5 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.28%) Online Games
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.36%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.41%) Android
4 5 (6.41%) UNIX
5 3 (3.85%) CentOS
5 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.28%) AIX
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Information Security
2 19 (24.36%) ITIL
3 16 (20.51%) Network Management
4 14 (17.95%) Penetration Testing
5 13 (16.67%) Network Design
5 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 13 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 13 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 12 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (15.38%) Service Management
6 12 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 12 (15.38%) Time Management
6 12 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 12 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (14.10%) Security Management
7 11 (14.10%) Cyber Security
7 11 (14.10%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
8 10 (12.82%) ISMS
8 10 (12.82%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) Java
2 13 (16.67%) SQL
3 8 (10.26%) Python
3 8 (10.26%) C
3 8 (10.26%) C++
4 5 (6.41%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.51%) CISSP
4 5 (6.41%) CISA
5 4 (5.13%) CCNP
5 4 (5.13%) CISM
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
6 3 (3.85%) CRISC
7 2 (2.56%) CCNA
7 2 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.28%) CEH
8 1 (1.28%) SSCP
8 1 (1.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 12 (15.38%) QA
3 10 (12.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (11.54%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 8583
5 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.28%) SLA
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9000
5 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 9 (11.54%) vSphere
1 9 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) WhatsUp Gold
2 6 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco
2 15 (19.23%) Juniper
2 15 (19.23%) McAfee
3 13 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (16.67%) HP
3 13 (16.67%) F5
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle
5 9 (11.54%) EMC
6 8 (10.26%) 3PAR
6 8 (10.26%) TippingPoint
7 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.85%) VMware
9 3 (3.85%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.56%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.28%) Remedy
11 1 (1.28%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Symbian
11 1 (1.28%) Sybase
11 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
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