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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 153 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £738 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 -
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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -14 3 £738 +180.95%
Lancashire - 2 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 5 (62.50%) COBIT
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (62.50%) COSO
3 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (12.50%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) PKI

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Head of IT
1 5 (62.50%) Head of IT Security
1 5 (62.50%) Head of Security
2 4 (50.00%) Head of IT Operations
2 4 (50.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Security Operations
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISA
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) COBIT
1 5 (62.50%) COSO
1 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM