The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 145 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% - 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£432 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 - £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.93% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cryptography
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1018 840 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.74% 27.78% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 434 291
Average daily rate £400 £359 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £593 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 48
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.13 £17.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +17.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.82 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.42 £45.00 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Cheshire - 2 £432 - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Doxygen
2 2 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 2 (33.33%) BeagleBone
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Games
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) POSIX
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) WSDL
2 1 (16.67%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Axis
2 1 (16.67%) Pthreads
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (33.33%) BeagleBone
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) CA
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle