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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 142 169 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.045% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 - - £60.00
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1154 1354 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.58% 30.60% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 829 545
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 61 61
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.00 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Manchester +4 8 £418 - 1
Cheshire +8 5 £525 +16.66%
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Ajax
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (16.67%) WorldPay
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Cryptography Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Cryptography Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.56%) ArchiMate
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Data Security
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) WorldPay
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) VMware