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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 548 538 531
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 30 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.064% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £400 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 £55.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +85.00%
Cryptography
UK

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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +4 7 £375 -16.66% 4
North East - 7 £418 - 3
South East +10 6 £323 -24.11% 3
South West -42 6 £380 -5.00% 1
East of England -19 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £350 - 1
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (30.16%) Java
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Firewall
3 15 (23.81%) Network Security
3 15 (23.81%) Android
4 14 (22.22%) Web Services
4 14 (22.22%) Windows
5 13 (20.63%) C
5 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
5 13 (20.63%) QA
6 12 (19.05%) SSL
7 11 (17.46%) WAN
7 11 (17.46%) LAN
7 11 (17.46%) SQL
7 11 (17.46%) Service Management
7 11 (17.46%) Cisco
7 11 (17.46%) McAfee
7 11 (17.46%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (17.46%) PKI
7 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
7 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
7 11 (17.46%) Finance
7 11 (17.46%) Network Management
8 10 (15.87%) Scrum
8 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
8 10 (15.87%) HP
8 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
8 10 (15.87%) Linux
8 10 (15.87%) MS Office

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Office
2 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.98%) Firewall
2 15 (23.81%) Network Security
3 12 (19.05%) SSL
4 11 (17.46%) WAN
4 11 (17.46%) LAN
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (11.11%) DNS
5 7 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (11.11%) Junos
5 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.35%) Internet
7 4 (6.35%) HTTP
8 3 (4.76%) X.509
9 2 (3.17%) EIGRP
9 2 (3.17%) S/MIME
9 2 (3.17%) OSPF
9 2 (3.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.94%) Ant
2 5 (7.94%) JUnit
3 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.17%) JMeter
4 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.59%) QADirector
5 1 (1.59%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) Xcode
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.59%) GDB
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Military
5 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 7 (11.11%) Android Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.52%) Spring
2 6 (9.52%) Java EE
3 5 (7.94%) Spring MVC
3 5 (7.94%) JSP
3 5 (7.94%) RESTful
4 4 (6.35%) CSS
5 3 (4.76%) jQuery
6 2 (3.17%) Core Animation
6 2 (3.17%) JAX-RS
6 2 (3.17%) FIXML
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) .NET
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) XML
6 2 (3.17%) JSF
6 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 2 (3.17%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.59%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) PKI
2 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Smartcard
3 4 (6.35%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.17%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Firmware
5 2 (3.17%) STB
5 2 (3.17%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.17%) Animation
5 2 (3.17%) Online Games
5 2 (3.17%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.59%) Wiki
6 1 (1.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Android
2 14 (22.22%) Windows
3 10 (15.87%) Linux
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
6 5 (7.94%) UNIX
7 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.59%) AIX
9 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.46%) Service Management
2 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
2 11 (17.46%) Network Management
3 10 (15.87%) Scrum
3 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
3 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
3 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (12.70%) Time Management
5 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
6 7 (11.11%) Network Design
6 7 (11.11%) MVC
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security
6 7 (11.11%) DRM
6 7 (11.11%) Android Development
7 6 (9.52%) UML
8 5 (7.94%) System Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
2 13 (20.63%) C
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 6 (9.52%) Python
4 6 (9.52%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
5 3 (4.76%) Ruby
5 3 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (3.17%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) PHP
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) CISSP
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) CISM
5 2 (3.17%) CCNP
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) CEH
6 1 (1.59%) CISA
6 1 (1.59%) SSCP
6 1 (1.59%) CRISC
6 1 (1.59%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) QA
2 8 (12.70%) JSP 440
3 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 14443
6 1 (1.59%) JTAG
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 8583
6 1 (1.59%) SLA
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
1 8 (12.70%) vSphere
1 8 (12.70%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (6.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.17%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (17.46%) Cisco
1 11 (17.46%) McAfee
2 10 (15.87%) HP
3 9 (14.29%) Juniper
3 9 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.29%) F5
4 8 (12.70%) EMC
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle
5 7 (11.11%) TippingPoint
5 7 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) Tumbleweed
7 3 (4.76%) Axway
8 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Radianz
8 2 (3.17%) Crossbeam
9 1 (1.59%) Sybase
9 1 (1.59%) Symbian
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