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 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 539 578 566
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -12
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 89 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.10% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 26 21
Median daily rate £525 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £331 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
16832 17418 17082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.51% 32.88% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10976 11132 10357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 696 724
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

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 26 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +42 44 £525 +16.66%
London -10 21 £525 +13.51% 12
North West +24 12 £513 -
South West +5 6 £513 +7.89% 1
Yorkshire +2 5 £413 +31.47% 3
North East - 1 £483 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 79 (36.41%) PKI
2 67 (30.88%) Java
2 67 (30.88%) Security Cleared
3 63 (29.03%) Windows
4 53 (24.42%) Linux
5 52 (23.96%) CISSP
5 52 (23.96%) SC Cleared
6 49 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 47 (21.66%) Risk Management
8 44 (20.28%) Finance
9 43 (19.82%) Information Security
9 43 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (19.35%) Firewall
10 42 (19.35%) Algorithms
11 38 (17.51%) Cybersecurity
12 36 (16.59%) Unix
13 35 (16.13%) SSL
14 34 (15.67%) Penetration Testing
15 32 (14.75%) Information Assurance
16 31 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 31 (14.29%) CESG
17 28 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 27 (12.44%) CESG Certified Professional
18 27 (12.44%) IPsec
18 27 (12.44%) Oracle
18 27 (12.44%) XML
19 25 (11.52%) Security Architecture
20 24 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
20 24 (11.06%) TDD

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 19 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.91%) JBoss
3 12 (5.53%) Apache
4 7 (3.23%) IIS
5 6 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.30%) Confluence
7 4 (1.84%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.92%) nginx
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.46%) CMS
9 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.46%) uWSGI
Applications
1 18 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) GitHub
3 2 (0.92%) IaaS
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) PaaS
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (19.35%) Firewall
2 35 (16.13%) SSL
3 27 (12.44%) IPsec
4 23 (10.60%) Internet
5 20 (9.22%) SMTP
6 19 (8.76%) HTTP
7 18 (8.29%) SSH
8 16 (7.37%) FTP
9 11 (5.07%) Network Security
9 11 (5.07%) TCP/IP
10 8 (3.69%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (3.23%) VPN
12 6 (2.76%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (2.76%) LAN
12 6 (2.76%) LDAP
12 6 (2.76%) MPLS
12 6 (2.76%) WAN
12 6 (2.76%) Wireless
13 5 (2.30%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.76%) MySQL
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.84%) Big Data
4 4 (1.84%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.92%) DB2
6 2 (0.92%) GIS
6 2 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.92%) SQLite
7 1 (0.46%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.99%) Eclipse
3 11 (5.07%) Maven
4 9 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.30%) JIRA
6 4 (1.84%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.92%) AppScan
7 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.92%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.92%) JMeter
7 2 (0.92%) JUnit
7 2 (0.92%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.92%) Subversion
7 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.46%) MSI
8 1 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (20.28%) Finance
2 11 (5.07%) Retail
3 10 (4.61%) Banking
4 7 (3.23%) Legal
5 3 (1.38%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (18.43%) Consultant
2 38 (17.51%) Developer
3 32 (14.75%) Architect
3 32 (14.75%) Security Consultant
4 28 (12.90%) Security Manager
5 22 (10.14%) Security Architect
5 22 (10.14%) Security Engineer
6 18 (8.29%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.37%) Security Advisor
8 15 (6.91%) Security Project Manager
9 13 (5.99%) Information Assurance Leader
9 13 (5.99%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.53%) Applications Engineer
10 12 (5.53%) Web Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) iOS Developer
12 9 (4.15%) IT Manager
12 9 (4.15%) IT Security Manager
13 8 (3.69%) IT Risk Manager
13 8 (3.69%) Risk Manager
13 8 (3.69%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.44%) XML
2 19 (8.76%) Web Services
3 18 (8.29%) RESTful
4 14 (6.45%) JSON
5 10 (4.61%) REST
6 9 (4.15%) Core Animation
6 9 (4.15%) Core Data
6 9 (4.15%) JCE
6 9 (4.15%) Middleware
7 8 (3.69%) Java EE
7 8 (3.69%) Node.js
8 6 (2.76%) .NET
8 6 (2.76%) SAML
9 5 (2.30%) CSS
9 5 (2.30%) HTML
10 4 (1.84%) Ajax
10 4 (1.84%) iOS SDK
10 4 (1.84%) OAuth
10 4 (1.84%) SPNEGO
11 3 (1.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (36.41%) PKI
2 42 (19.35%) Algorithms
3 31 (14.29%) CESG
4 22 (10.14%) Client/Server
5 20 (9.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (5.07%) Data Structures
7 9 (4.15%) Animation
7 9 (4.15%) iPhone
8 8 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.69%) iPad
9 7 (3.23%) Blockchain
9 7 (3.23%) Smart Meter
10 6 (2.76%) Data Centre
10 6 (2.76%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.84%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.84%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.84%) NHS
11 4 (1.84%) PMI
12 3 (1.38%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.03%) Windows
2 53 (24.42%) Linux
3 36 (16.59%) Unix
4 28 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (8.76%) Windows Vista
6 16 (7.37%) Apple iOS
7 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.61%) Android
8 10 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.38%) AIX
10 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.92%) Solaris
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.66%) Risk Management
2 43 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (19.82%) Information Security
3 38 (17.51%) Cybersecurity
4 34 (15.67%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (14.75%) Information Assurance
6 25 (11.52%) Security Architecture
7 24 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (11.06%) TDD
8 23 (10.60%) Risk Assessment
9 21 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 19 (8.76%) ISMS
11 17 (7.83%) Ethical Hacking
11 17 (7.83%) High Availability
11 17 (7.83%) OWASP
11 17 (7.83%) Security Testing
11 17 (7.83%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.37%) Patch Management
12 16 (7.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (7.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.88%) Java
2 14 (6.45%) C++
3 10 (4.61%) C
3 10 (4.61%) Python
4 8 (3.69%) SQL
5 7 (3.23%) Perl
6 6 (2.76%) Go
7 5 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.30%) C#
7 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.84%) Scala
9 3 (1.38%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.92%) PHP
10 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.92%) VBA
11 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (30.88%) Security Cleared
2 52 (23.96%) CISSP
2 52 (23.96%) SC Cleared
3 27 (12.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 17 (7.83%) CEH
5 16 (7.37%) CISM
6 10 (4.61%) Degree
7 9 (4.15%) CISA
8 6 (2.76%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.84%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.38%) CCNP
11 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.92%) CCNA
11 2 (0.92%) CRISC
11 2 (0.92%) IISP
11 2 (0.92%) MCSA
11 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 1 (0.46%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.68%) RMADS
2 13 (5.99%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.69%) FIPS 140-2
5 4 (1.84%) QA
6 2 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.92%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.37%) Sendmail
3 5 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Nessus
1 3 (1.38%) yum
2 2 (0.92%) Ansible
2 2 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.46%) Nmap
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.44%) Oracle
3 20 (9.22%) Citrix
4 9 (4.15%) Apple
5 8 (3.69%) Cisco
5 8 (3.69%) IBM
6 7 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.76%) VMware
8 4 (1.84%) CA
8 4 (1.84%) ForgeRock
8 4 (1.84%) Intel Security
9 3 (1.38%) Juniper
9 3 (1.38%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.92%) BT
10 2 (0.92%) F5
10 2 (0.92%) Google
10 2 (0.92%) HP
10 2 (0.92%) Symantec
10 2 (0.92%) Veracode
11 1 (0.46%) Qualys
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