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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 147 155 142
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.075% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £380 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £348 £413
% change year-on-year
+43.78% -15.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1285 1219 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.91% 30.67% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 660 483
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 - 11 £500 -
Cheshire -10 2 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Security Operations
3 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
4 10 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (52.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 10 (52.63%) Information Security
4 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
4 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
5 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (26.32%) COSO
6 5 (26.32%) COBIT
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (26.32%) CISA
6 5 (26.32%) CISM
6 5 (26.32%) CISSP
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
8 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.53%) Tandem
8 2 (10.53%) Unix
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) IBM
8 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (10.53%) GIS

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:

Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
1 10 (52.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) IT Manager
1 10 (52.63%) IT Risk Manager
1 10 (52.63%) IT Security Manager
1 10 (52.63%) Risk Manager
1 10 (52.63%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Head of IT
2 5 (26.32%) Head of IT Security
2 5 (26.32%) Head of Security
2 5 (26.32%) Security Assurance Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Head of IT Operations
3 4 (21.05%) Head of Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) GIS Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
1 2 (10.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Security Operations
2 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
3 10 (52.63%) Information Security
3 10 (52.63%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (52.63%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISA
1 5 (26.32%) CISM
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) COBIT
1 5 (26.32%) COSO
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) WorldPay