The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / England
Rank 506 506 552
Rank change year-on-year
0 +46
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 68 105 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 84 19
Median daily rate £520 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £473 £383
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.25 - £52.50
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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34237 39508 37993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.95% 82.86% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22891 26199 24367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 847 1079 1033
Median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +37.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 36 £500 -6.10% 10
South East +2 20 £550 +33.33% 1
South West +5 5 £640 +35.44% 5
North West +22 4 £500 -32.20% 1
East of England -11 2 £650 +4.00% 2
Yorkshire +17 1 £390 +0.64%
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 44 (33.08%) CISSP
2 38 (28.57%) Information Security
3 37 (27.82%) Finance
4 36 (27.07%) Risk Management
5 33 (24.81%) Management Information System
6 31 (23.31%) Internet
7 30 (22.56%) Java
7 30 (22.56%) Linux
7 30 (22.56%) Cybersecurity
8 28 (21.05%) Windows
9 27 (20.30%) IPsec
10 25 (18.80%) Risk Assessment
11 24 (18.05%) Firewall
11 24 (18.05%) PCI DSS
12 23 (17.29%) CESG
13 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
13 22 (16.54%) Network Security
13 22 (16.54%) CESG Certified Professional
14 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
14 20 (15.04%) RMADS
15 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 19 (14.29%) Unix
15 19 (14.29%) Degree
16 18 (13.53%) Security Testing
16 18 (13.53%) CISM
16 18 (13.53%) Information Assurance
17 17 (12.78%) Security Architecture
17 17 (12.78%) Data Centre
18 16 (12.03%) Change Management

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 10 (7.52%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.02%) Apache
2 8 (6.02%) Ethereum
3 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 4 (3.01%) Hyperledger
6 3 (2.26%) JBoss
6 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) Confluence
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.75%) SAS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) SaaS
2 4 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.50%) IaaS
4 2 (1.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.31%) Internet
2 27 (20.30%) IPsec
3 24 (18.05%) Firewall
4 22 (16.54%) Network Security
5 14 (10.53%) DNS
6 13 (9.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (9.77%) MPLS
6 13 (9.77%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.77%) Wireless
7 11 (8.27%) DHCP
7 11 (8.27%) HTTP
8 10 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (6.02%) VPN
10 7 (5.26%) SMTP
10 7 (5.26%) SSL
11 6 (4.51%) ADSL
11 6 (4.51%) Ethernet
11 6 (4.51%) FTP
11 6 (4.51%) ICMP
11 6 (4.51%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) Blockchain
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (11.28%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.76%) Maven
2 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
3 4 (3.01%) Burp Suite
3 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.26%) Gradle
4 3 (2.26%) JUnit
4 3 (2.26%) Mockito
5 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Calabash
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (27.82%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.01%) Legal
5 4 (3.01%) Retail
6 3 (2.26%) Back Office
7 2 (1.50%) Electronics
7 2 (1.50%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Developer
2 15 (11.28%) Consultant
3 14 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.53%) Security Advisor
4 13 (9.77%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) Security Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Security Consultant
6 9 (6.77%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) IT Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) IT Security Analyst
8 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Chief Information Officer
10 5 (3.76%) Chief Information Security Officer
10 5 (3.76%) Chief Security Officer
10 5 (3.76%) CIO
10 5 (3.76%) Engineering Specialist
10 5 (3.76%) Information Security Officer
10 5 (3.76%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) Web Services
2 14 (10.53%) REST
3 13 (9.77%) Node.js
4 10 (7.52%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (6.77%) RESTful
6 8 (6.02%) HTML
7 7 (5.26%) XML
8 6 (4.51%) 802.1X
9 5 (3.76%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (3.76%) Akka
9 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
9 5 (3.76%) CSS
9 5 (3.76%) J2EE
9 5 (3.76%) JAXB
9 5 (3.76%) JMS
9 5 (3.76%) Middleware
9 5 (3.76%) SOAP
9 5 (3.76%) Spring
10 4 (3.01%) .NET
10 4 (3.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.81%) Management Information System
2 23 (17.29%) CESG
3 17 (12.78%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.27%) Driving Licence
4 11 (8.27%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.76%) Internet of Things
7 5 (3.76%) PKI
8 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
8 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.26%) BYOD
9 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.50%) Animation
10 2 (1.50%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.50%) Fintech
10 2 (1.50%) iPhone
10 2 (1.50%) SCADA
10 2 (1.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Linux
2 28 (21.05%) Windows
3 19 (14.29%) Unix
4 7 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.26%) Android
6 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.26%) zOS
7 2 (1.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.75%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.57%) Information Security
2 36 (27.07%) Risk Management
3 30 (22.56%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (18.80%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.53%) Information Assurance
6 18 (13.53%) Security Testing
7 17 (12.78%) Security Architecture
8 16 (12.03%) Change Management
9 15 (11.28%) ISMS
9 15 (11.28%) ITIL
9 15 (11.28%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (11.28%) Project Management
10 14 (10.53%) Computer Security
10 14 (10.53%) TDD
11 13 (9.77%) Capacity Management
11 13 (9.77%) Incident Management
11 13 (9.77%) OWASP
11 13 (9.77%) Problem Management
11 13 (9.77%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.56%) Java
2 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
3 10 (7.52%) Go
3 10 (7.52%) Python
4 8 (6.02%) C
5 7 (5.26%) C#
6 4 (3.01%) C++
6 4 (3.01%) Perl
6 4 (3.01%) SQL
7 3 (2.26%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.75%) Lua
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (33.08%) CISSP
2 22 (16.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 20 (15.04%) Security Cleared
4 19 (14.29%) Degree
4 19 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 18 (13.53%) CISM
6 10 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (7.52%) DV Cleared
7 9 (6.77%) CCNP
8 8 (6.02%) CCNA
9 6 (4.51%) CEH
9 6 (4.51%) GCIH
9 6 (4.51%) GIAC
10 3 (2.26%) GSEC
10 3 (2.26%) RHCSA
11 2 (1.50%) CISA
11 2 (1.50%) CLAS
11 2 (1.50%) IISP
12 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.05%) PCI DSS
2 20 (15.04%) RMADS
3 7 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (4.51%) ISO27002
5 5 (3.76%) PA-DSS
6 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (2.26%) COBIT
7 3 (2.26%) ISO22301
7 3 (2.26%) ISO27005
8 2 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.76%) OpenSSH
3 5 (3.76%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.26%) Docker
4 3 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 7 (5.26%) Puppet
2 6 (4.51%) HP Fortify
3 4 (3.01%) WSUS
4 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.50%) Nessus
5 2 (1.50%) Nmap
6 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.52%) Cisco
2 10 (7.52%) HP
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle
4 7 (5.26%) Citrix
4 7 (5.26%) F5
4 7 (5.26%) IBM
4 7 (5.26%) VMware
5 5 (3.76%) Cyberoam
5 5 (3.76%) IBM Sterling
6 4 (3.01%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.26%) FireEye
7 3 (2.26%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.26%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.50%) Apple
8 2 (1.50%) Qualys
8 2 (1.50%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) Thales
9 1 (0.75%) CA
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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