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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 539 514 510
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 31 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.060% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.22% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £401 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.48% -13.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £375 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.50%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12747 12539 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.82% 26.96% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7733 7815
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 555 706
Average hourly rate £20.13 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 16 £375 -16.85% 5
East of England -23 4 £300 - 4
South West -38 3 £390 -2.50%
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 £330 - 3
North West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Cryptography
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Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (42.50%) Firewall
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) PKI
3 24 (30.00%) Android
4 22 (27.50%) Windows
5 20 (25.00%) Linux
5 20 (25.00%) Web Services
6 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 16 (20.00%) SQL
8 14 (17.50%) Internet
8 14 (17.50%) C
8 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 14 (17.50%) QA
8 14 (17.50%) Finance
8 14 (17.50%) Objective-C
8 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
9 13 (16.25%) Mobile App
9 13 (16.25%) Network Security
10 12 (15.00%) VMware
10 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (15.00%) Banking
11 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (13.75%) XML
11 11 (13.75%) UML
11 11 (13.75%) UNIX
11 11 (13.75%) HP
11 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
12 10 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.75%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.25%) Mule
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Apache
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (42.50%) Firewall
2 14 (17.50%) Internet
3 13 (16.25%) Network Security
4 9 (11.25%) SAN
5 7 (8.75%) WAN
5 7 (8.75%) SSL
6 6 (7.50%) VPN
6 6 (7.50%) SMTP
6 6 (7.50%) LAN
6 6 (7.50%) NAS
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (6.25%) ICMP
7 5 (6.25%) iSCSI
7 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 4 (5.00%) HTTP
9 3 (3.75%) LDAP
9 3 (3.75%) SSH
9 3 (3.75%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.75%) X.509
9 3 (3.75%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.50%) JMeter
2 2 (2.50%) Maven
2 2 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) QADirector
3 1 (1.25%) Xcode
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
3 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.25%) GDB
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Architect
2 15 (18.75%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Security Architect
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Android Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Support
9 3 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Web Services
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 6 (7.50%) JSON
4 5 (6.25%) RESTful
4 5 (6.25%) REST
5 4 (5.00%) OpenID
5 4 (5.00%) OAuth
6 3 (3.75%) DOM
6 3 (3.75%) CSS
7 2 (2.50%) JDBC
7 2 (2.50%) SAML
7 2 (2.50%) Spring
7 2 (2.50%) JSF
7 2 (2.50%) HTML
7 2 (2.50%) .NET
7 2 (2.50%) JAX-WS
7 2 (2.50%) FIXML
7 2 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.50%) Core Animation
7 2 (2.50%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) PKI
2 13 (16.25%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.50%) CESG
5 5 (6.25%) Clustering
5 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (5.00%) Statistics
6 4 (5.00%) Open Source
7 3 (3.75%) Device Driver
7 3 (3.75%) STB
7 3 (3.75%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.50%) Online Games
8 2 (2.50%) Animation
8 2 (2.50%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.25%) Wiki
9 1 (1.25%) Blog
9 1 (1.25%) iPhone
9 1 (1.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Android
2 22 (27.50%) Windows
3 20 (25.00%) Linux
4 14 (17.50%) Apple iOS
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.75%) UNIX
6 3 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.75%) UML
2 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 10 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.75%) DRM
5 7 (8.75%) TOGAF
5 7 (8.75%) Android Development
6 6 (7.50%) SOA
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) Service Management
6 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (7.50%) Time Management
6 6 (7.50%) OWASP
6 6 (7.50%) Network Management
7 5 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Java
2 16 (20.00%) SQL
3 14 (17.50%) C
3 14 (17.50%) Objective-C
4 7 (8.75%) C++
5 5 (6.25%) Python
6 3 (3.75%) XPath
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) Perl
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.50%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) CISSP
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CCNP
6 2 (2.50%) CCNA
6 2 (2.50%) CISM
7 1 (1.25%) CEH
7 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.25%) SSCP
7 1 (1.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) QA
2 10 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 10 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.00%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.25%) UAG
3 4 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.50%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.25%) WebInspect
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) VMware
2 11 (13.75%) HP
3 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco
4 9 (11.25%) CheckPoint
5 8 (10.00%) IBM
6 6 (7.50%) McAfee
6 6 (7.50%) Citrix
7 5 (6.25%) StorageTek
7 5 (6.25%) Symantec
7 5 (6.25%) Sun
7 5 (6.25%) Lumension
8 4 (5.00%) F5
8 4 (5.00%) EMC
8 4 (5.00%) Juniper
9 3 (3.75%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.75%) Axway
9 3 (3.75%) TippingPoint
9 3 (3.75%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (2.50%) Riverbed