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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 151 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.032% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.12% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
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£380 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £450 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.25
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1142 864 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.42% 27.84% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 445 300
Average daily rate £400 £330 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 78 55
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £17.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.61 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.55 £55.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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
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 24 April 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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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
Cheshire -6 2 £380 -15.55% 1
Merseyside - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) JCE
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Doxygen
3 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
3 2 (28.57%) GSM
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) GoogleTest
3 2 (28.57%) Raspberry Pi
3 2 (28.57%) BeagleBone
4 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Games

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Bluetooth
1 2 (28.57%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) GoogleTest
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JCE
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
2 1 (14.29%) POSIX
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Pthreads
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Core Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Axis
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
1 2 (28.57%) Raspberry Pi
1 2 (28.57%) BeagleBone
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle