The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 62 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.38% 0.34% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£347 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cryptography
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
261 149 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.04% 25.65% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 92 28
Average daily rate £350 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £229 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.68 £13.50 £23.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.70 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £14.30 £31.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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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
Tyne and Wear -10 3 £347 +2.95%
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) LAN
3 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) SSL
3 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
3 5 (71.43%) Network Design
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) Junos
4 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) SSL
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (57.14%) Junos
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
1 5 (71.43%) Network Design
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
1 3 (42.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
5 2 (28.57%) Crossbeam