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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / England
Rank 499 504 540
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 74 100 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.66% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 76 17
Median daily rate £500 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £650 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £507 £506 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.04% +26.56%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13536 15114 14755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.01% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8722 9718 9351
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 640 619
Median hourly rate £21.63 £22.00 £17.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
South East +22 31 £507 +22.78% 1
London -3 29 £488 -7.14% 11
East of England -4 5 £650 +4.00%
South West +6 4 £640 +35.44% 2
North West +26 3 £500 -32.20%
Yorkshire +6 1 £390 -13.33% 1
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 55 (35.03%) CISSP
2 47 (29.94%) Windows
3 45 (28.66%) Information Security
4 42 (26.75%) Risk Management
5 37 (23.57%) Management Information System
5 37 (23.57%) Finance
6 36 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
7 35 (22.29%) Linux
7 35 (22.29%) Java
8 34 (21.66%) Internet
9 33 (21.02%) IPsec
9 33 (21.02%) CESG
10 31 (19.75%) Unix
11 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
12 29 (18.47%) Firewall
12 29 (18.47%) PCI DSS
12 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
12 29 (18.47%) CESG Certified Professional
13 28 (17.83%) Risk Assessment
14 26 (16.56%) Security Architecture
15 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
15 25 (15.92%) RMADS
15 25 (15.92%) Information Assurance
16 24 (15.29%) Network Security
17 22 (14.01%) CISM
18 21 (13.38%) Data Centre
19 20 (12.74%) Degree
20 19 (12.10%) Security Testing
21 18 (11.46%) ISMS
21 18 (11.46%) Penetration Testing

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 11 (7.01%) Apache
2 10 (6.37%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.73%) IIS
4 6 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.91%) Confluence
5 3 (1.91%) JBoss
5 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) SaaS
2 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.27%) IaaS
4 2 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.66%) Internet
2 33 (21.02%) IPsec
3 29 (18.47%) Firewall
4 24 (15.29%) Network Security
5 16 (10.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 15 (9.55%) MPLS
6 15 (9.55%) TCP/IP
6 15 (9.55%) Wireless
7 14 (8.92%) DNS
8 11 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (7.01%) DHCP
8 11 (7.01%) SMTP
9 10 (6.37%) VPN
10 7 (4.46%) FTP
10 7 (4.46%) HTTP
10 7 (4.46%) LAN
10 7 (4.46%) SSH
10 7 (4.46%) WAN
11 6 (3.82%) ADSL
11 6 (3.82%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.18%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.55%) Burp Suite
5 3 (1.91%) Android Studio
5 3 (1.91%) Gradle
5 3 (1.91%) JIRA
5 3 (1.91%) JUnit
5 3 (1.91%) Mockito
5 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.64%) Calabash
7 1 (0.64%) Maven
7 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 37 (23.57%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Legal
3 8 (5.10%) Banking
3 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.82%) Retail
5 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Developer
2 21 (13.38%) Consultant
3 16 (10.19%) Security Advisor
4 14 (8.92%) Security Consultant
5 13 (8.28%) Security Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Java Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Analyst
7 10 (6.37%) Architect
7 10 (6.37%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Information Assurance Leader
8 8 (5.10%) IT Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) Security Specialist
9 6 (3.82%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Cryptography Specialist
10 5 (3.18%) Engineering Specialist
10 5 (3.18%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.18%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.18%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.55%) REST
2 14 (8.92%) Node.js
2 14 (8.92%) Web Services
3 9 (5.73%) .NET
3 9 (5.73%) RESTful
3 9 (5.73%) XML
4 7 (4.46%) HTML
5 6 (3.82%) 802.1X
5 6 (3.82%) J2EE
5 6 (3.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (3.18%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (3.18%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.18%) HTML5
6 5 (3.18%) JAXB
6 5 (3.18%) JMS
6 5 (3.18%) Middleware
6 5 (3.18%) SOAP
7 4 (2.55%) CSS
8 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.57%) Management Information System
2 33 (21.02%) CESG
3 21 (13.38%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.92%) Blockchain
5 13 (8.28%) Driving Licence
6 11 (7.01%) Client/Server
7 10 (6.37%) PKI
8 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
10 5 (3.18%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.55%) Internet of Things
11 4 (2.55%) Mathematics
11 4 (2.55%) Visualisation
12 3 (1.91%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
13 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.94%) Windows
2 35 (22.29%) Linux
3 31 (19.75%) Unix
4 10 (6.37%) Windows Vista
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.82%) Windows Server
7 5 (3.18%) Android
7 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.91%) Solaris
9 3 (1.91%) zOS
10 1 (0.64%) AIX
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.64%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) Information Security
2 42 (26.75%) Risk Management
3 36 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (17.83%) Risk Assessment
5 26 (16.56%) Security Architecture
6 25 (15.92%) Information Assurance
7 19 (12.10%) Security Testing
8 18 (11.46%) Change Management
8 18 (11.46%) ISMS
8 18 (11.46%) ITIL
8 18 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (10.83%) Incident Management
9 17 (10.83%) Problem Management
10 15 (9.55%) Project Management
11 14 (8.92%) Capacity Management
11 14 (8.92%) Computer Security
11 14 (8.92%) Security Patching
11 14 (8.92%) Software Engineering
12 13 (8.28%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.29%) Java
2 11 (7.01%) Go
2 11 (7.01%) JavaScript
3 9 (5.73%) C
3 9 (5.73%) C++
4 8 (5.10%) Python
5 7 (4.46%) C#
6 6 (3.82%) SQL
7 4 (2.55%) Perl
8 3 (1.91%) Scala
9 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.64%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.64%) Lua
10 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (35.03%) CISSP
2 29 (18.47%) CESG Certified Professional
2 29 (18.47%) Security Cleared
3 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
4 22 (14.01%) CISM
5 20 (12.74%) Degree
6 11 (7.01%) DV Cleared
7 10 (6.37%) CEH
8 9 (5.73%) CCNP
8 9 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (5.10%) CCNA
10 7 (4.46%) GCIH
11 6 (3.82%) GIAC
12 4 (2.55%) GSEC
12 4 (2.55%) IISP
13 3 (1.91%) CISA
13 3 (1.91%) CLAS
13 3 (1.91%) RHCSA
14 2 (1.27%) MCSA
14 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.47%) PCI DSS
2 25 (15.92%) RMADS
3 8 (5.10%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (3.18%) PA-DSS
6 3 (1.91%) COBIT
6 3 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (1.91%) ISO27002
7 2 (1.27%) QA
8 1 (0.64%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (10.83%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.46%) Sendmail
2 7 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.18%) OpenSSH
4 4 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.91%) Docker
6 1 (0.64%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 8 (5.10%) Puppet
2 6 (3.82%) HP Fortify
3 5 (3.18%) WSUS
4 3 (1.91%) Nessus
4 3 (1.91%) Nmap
4 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) Cisco
3 11 (7.01%) Citrix
3 11 (7.01%) HP
4 9 (5.73%) IBM
4 9 (5.73%) VMware
5 8 (5.10%) Thales
6 7 (4.46%) F5
7 5 (3.18%) Cyberoam
7 5 (3.18%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (1.91%) FireEye
8 3 (1.91%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.91%) Qualys
8 3 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.91%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.27%) Apple
9 2 (1.27%) arcserve
10 1 (0.64%) CA
10 1 (0.64%) Juniper
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