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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 491 541 533
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -8
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 100 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.088% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 17 20
Average daily rate £525 £420 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £703
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
15359 14723 14698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10044 9274 8993
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 621 636
Average hourly rate £22.31 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +35 38 £525 - 12
South East +31 31 £352 -22.20% 4
East of England +11 14 £625 - 2
Yorkshire -9 5 £420 +54.12%
North West -10 5 £738 +180.95% 2
South West +2 4 £473 - 6
East Midlands -8 3 £700 +3.70%
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (24.57%) Information Security
2 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
3 40 (22.86%) Linux
4 39 (22.29%) Finance
5 38 (21.71%) CISSP
6 37 (21.14%) Network Security
7 35 (20.00%) Java
7 35 (20.00%) Firewall
8 31 (17.71%) Internet
9 30 (17.14%) E-Commerce
10 29 (16.57%) ITIL
11 28 (16.00%) Unix
11 28 (16.00%) PCI DSS
11 28 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
12 27 (15.43%) PKI
13 26 (14.86%) Security Architecture
14 25 (14.29%) SC Cleared
14 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (14.29%) Management Information System
14 25 (14.29%) XML
14 25 (14.29%) SSL
15 24 (13.71%) Windows
15 24 (13.71%) JSON
16 23 (13.14%) SIEM
17 22 (12.57%) Identity Access Management
17 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
18 21 (12.00%) Web Services
18 21 (12.00%) LAN
18 21 (12.00%) WAN
18 21 (12.00%) Incident Management

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 17 (9.71%) Apache
2 9 (5.14%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
2 9 (5.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.57%) JBoss
4 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (4.00%) Node.js
4 7 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.29%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.29%) MS Office
4 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.29%) SaaS
3 7 (4.00%) IaaS
3 7 (4.00%) PaaS
4 4 (2.29%) SoftLayer
4 4 (2.29%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.57%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 37 (21.14%) Network Security
2 35 (20.00%) Firewall
3 31 (17.71%) Internet
4 25 (14.29%) SSL
5 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
6 21 (12.00%) LAN
6 21 (12.00%) WAN
7 19 (10.86%) IPsec
8 18 (10.29%) HTTP
9 15 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (7.43%) MPLS
12 12 (6.86%) DNS
12 12 (6.86%) SNMP
13 11 (6.29%) DHCP
13 11 (6.29%) VPN
14 9 (5.14%) Ethernet
14 9 (5.14%) SSH
15 8 (4.57%) ICMP
15 8 (4.57%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) Big Data
1 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.86%) DB2
4 5 (2.86%) MySQL
5 3 (1.71%) VoltDB
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.57%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (6.29%) IntelliJ
1 11 (6.29%) JUnit
2 10 (5.71%) Log4j
3 9 (5.14%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.14%) Gradle
3 9 (5.14%) Mercurial
4 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.43%) Maven
5 5 (2.86%) Subversion
6 4 (2.29%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.71%) Xcode
8 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 39 (22.29%) Finance
2 16 (9.14%) Legal
3 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) Games
5 2 (1.14%) Law
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.57%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (26.86%) Architect
2 37 (21.14%) Developer
3 32 (18.29%) Security Architect
4 22 (12.57%) Consultant
5 16 (9.14%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.14%) Security Consultant
6 14 (8.00%) Security Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 12 (6.86%) Network Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) iOS Developer
9 9 (5.14%) Information Architect
9 9 (5.14%) Information Security Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Applications Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (4.57%) Designer
10 8 (4.57%) Security Advisor
10 8 (4.57%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Security Support Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (3.43%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.29%) XML
2 24 (13.71%) JSON
3 21 (12.00%) Web Services
4 17 (9.71%) Spring
5 16 (9.14%) RESTful
6 14 (8.00%) Middleware
7 10 (5.71%) Ajax
7 10 (5.71%) Core Animation
8 9 (5.14%) Apache Commons
8 9 (5.14%) Guava
8 9 (5.14%) Guice
8 9 (5.14%) JMS
8 9 (5.14%) Kafka
8 9 (5.14%) Spring Boot
9 8 (4.57%) 802.1X
10 7 (4.00%) SAML
10 7 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.43%) REST
12 5 (2.86%) OAuth
12 5 (2.86%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.43%) PKI
2 25 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 16 (9.14%) Algorithms
3 16 (9.14%) Data Centre
4 15 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.57%) CESG
5 13 (7.43%) Driving Licence
6 10 (5.71%) Animation
6 10 (5.71%) Client/Server
6 10 (5.71%) Data Structures
6 10 (5.71%) iPad
6 10 (5.71%) iPhone
7 9 (5.14%) Clustering
7 9 (5.14%) DataPower
8 7 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.00%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.43%) Public Cloud
10 5 (2.86%) Bitcoin
11 4 (2.29%) Smart Meter
11 4 (2.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Linux
2 28 (16.00%) Unix
3 24 (13.71%) Windows
4 17 (9.71%) Apple iOS
5 11 (6.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (4.57%) Solaris
7 5 (2.86%) AIX
7 5 (2.86%) Android
7 5 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.71%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.57%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.57%) Information Security
2 30 (17.14%) E-Commerce
3 29 (16.57%) ITIL
4 28 (16.00%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (14.86%) Security Architecture
6 25 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (13.14%) SIEM
8 22 (12.57%) Identity Access Management
9 21 (12.00%) Computer Security
9 21 (12.00%) Incident Management
10 20 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (11.43%) Project Management
11 19 (10.86%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.71%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (9.14%) Network Management
14 15 (8.57%) Change Management
14 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
14 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.43%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (7.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.00%) Java
2 18 (10.29%) SQL
3 16 (9.14%) Python
4 9 (5.14%) Ruby
5 8 (4.57%) Perl
6 7 (4.00%) C
6 7 (4.00%) C++
6 7 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.29%) AWK
8 4 (2.29%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.29%) sed
9 3 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.14%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
10 2 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (23.43%) Security Cleared
2 38 (21.71%) CISSP
3 25 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.14%) CISM
4 16 (9.14%) Degree
5 15 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (8.00%) CCNA
7 12 (6.86%) CISA
8 9 (5.14%) DV Cleared
9 7 (4.00%) CCNP
9 7 (4.00%) ISACA
9 7 (4.00%) SANS
10 6 (3.43%) CEH
10 6 (3.43%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (3.43%) CREST Certified
11 5 (2.86%) GCIH
11 5 (2.86%) IBM Certification
12 4 (2.29%) GIAC
13 3 (1.71%) RHCSA
14 2 (1.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (3.43%) QA
4 6 (3.43%) RMADS
5 5 (2.86%) COBIT
5 5 (2.86%) COSO
6 3 (1.71%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.14%) FIPS 140-2
7 2 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.57%) ISO22301
System Software
1 9 (5.14%) Active Directory
1 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.86%) Sendmail
3 3 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Puppet
2 4 (2.29%) Nagios
2 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.71%) Nessus
3 3 (1.71%) Nmap
3 3 (1.71%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (1.14%) Ansible
4 2 (1.14%) OpenView
4 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.14%) yum
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (10.29%) Cisco
2 17 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.43%) Oracle
4 11 (6.29%) Apple
5 10 (5.71%) F5
6 9 (5.14%) Google
6 9 (5.14%) VMware
7 8 (4.57%) Cyberoam
7 8 (4.57%) IBM
7 8 (4.57%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.00%) Intel Security
9 6 (3.43%) HP
10 5 (2.86%) Citrix
10 5 (2.86%) Splunk
11 3 (1.71%) Qualys
11 3 (1.71%) Sun
12 2 (1.14%) Juniper
12 2 (1.14%) PayPal
12 2 (1.14%) StorageTek
12 2 (1.14%) WorldPay
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