The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 515 482 503
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +21
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 49 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 38
Average daily rate £550 £410 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £348 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £393 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £48.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% -8.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.09%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12994 11272 14000
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.14% 26.21% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8150 6949 8306
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 562 695
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.79 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -20.00%
Cryptography
UK

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +11 30 £625 +38.88% 3
South East -8 11 £310 -22.50%
South West - 4 £375 -
North West -27 1 £450 +11.11%
East of England - - - - 1
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (45.07%) Firewall
2 27 (38.03%) Java
3 23 (32.39%) Linux
3 23 (32.39%) Windows
3 23 (32.39%) PKI
4 18 (25.35%) Finance
5 17 (23.94%) Android
6 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
6 14 (19.72%) Network Security
6 14 (19.72%) Mobile App
7 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
7 13 (18.31%) Objective-C
7 13 (18.31%) VMware
7 13 (18.31%) Banking
7 13 (18.31%) Internet
7 13 (18.31%) UNIX
7 13 (18.31%) VPN
8 12 (16.90%) SSL
8 12 (16.90%) Web Services
8 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
9 11 (15.49%) PCI DSS
9 11 (15.49%) XML
10 10 (14.08%) UML
10 10 (14.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
10 10 (14.08%) Reverse Engineering
10 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (12.68%) TOGAF

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (8.45%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.41%) Mule
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.41%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) BASE24
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.07%) Firewall
2 14 (19.72%) Network Security
3 13 (18.31%) Internet
3 13 (18.31%) VPN
4 12 (16.90%) SSL
5 9 (12.68%) IPsec
6 7 (9.86%) SAN
7 6 (8.45%) SMTP
7 6 (8.45%) NAS
8 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
8 5 (7.04%) ICMP
8 5 (7.04%) WAN
8 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.63%) LAN
9 4 (5.63%) OSPF
10 2 (2.82%) BGP
10 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.82%) MPLS
10 2 (2.82%) H.323
10 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Apache Continuum
2 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.82%) JMeter
2 2 (2.82%) Maven
2 2 (2.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.41%) Xcode
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Architect
2 12 (16.90%) Security Architect
3 9 (12.68%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Support Specialist
7 4 (5.63%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Blackberry Support
8 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Designer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) Web Services
2 11 (15.49%) XML
3 6 (8.45%) JSON
4 5 (7.04%) REST
5 4 (5.63%) OpenID
5 4 (5.63%) OAuth
6 3 (4.23%) RESTful
6 3 (4.23%) DOM
7 2 (2.82%) HTML
7 2 (2.82%) SAML
7 2 (2.82%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.82%) Spring
7 2 (2.82%) Java EE
8 1 (1.41%) Memcached
8 1 (1.41%) JAX-RS
8 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.41%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.41%) JSF
8 1 (1.41%) JNI
8 1 (1.41%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.39%) PKI
2 14 (19.72%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) Blackberry
3 6 (8.45%) CESG
4 4 (5.63%) Statistics
5 3 (4.23%) Open Source
5 3 (4.23%) Clustering
5 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.82%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.82%) Online Games
6 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone
7 1 (1.41%) iPad
7 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.41%) Blog
7 1 (1.41%) STB
7 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Windows
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Android
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.31%) UNIX
4 12 (16.90%) Apple iOS
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
2 10 (14.08%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (14.08%) Reverse Engineering
2 10 (14.08%) UML
2 10 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (12.68%) TOGAF
4 8 (11.27%) SOA
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Risk Management
5 6 (8.45%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.45%) OWASP
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Network Design
6 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 13 (18.31%) Objective-C
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
3 8 (11.27%) C
3 8 (11.27%) C++
4 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.23%) XPath
5 3 (4.23%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) C#
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.41%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) CISSP
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.63%) CCNP
6 3 (4.23%) CISM
7 2 (2.82%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.82%) CCNA
7 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.41%) CISA
8 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) PCI DSS
2 10 (14.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (12.68%) QA
4 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.41%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) XenServer
2 5 (7.04%) UAG
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) VMware
2 8 (11.27%) Cisco
3 7 (9.86%) IBM
3 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.45%) Sun
4 6 (8.45%) HP
4 6 (8.45%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
5 5 (7.04%) Symantec
5 5 (7.04%) StorageTek
5 5 (7.04%) Lumension
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 2 (2.82%) McAfee
7 2 (2.82%) Tandberg
8 1 (1.41%) F5
8 1 (1.41%) BT
8 1 (1.41%) Brocade
8 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.41%) Veritas