The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes 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 67 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.11% - 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% - 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£330 - £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.40% 21.18% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 42
Average daily rate £351 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.53% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 12
Average hourly rate £15.89 £14.96 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £14.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Cryptography
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Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the Milton Keynes region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Milton Keynes region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) CESG
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SMTP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Lumension
3 2 (50.00%) ICMP
3 2 (50.00%) StorageTek
3 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) QA

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SMTP
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) ICMP
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) S/MIME
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Support
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CESG
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Lumension
2 2 (50.00%) StorageTek
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) HP