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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 149 - 123
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£514 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+34.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £44.25
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
1033 908 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.00% 29.73% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 485 368
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 47
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.13 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Cheshire - 1 £514 - 2
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Law
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Xcode
1 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Cryptography Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) POSIX
1 1 (12.50%) WSDL
1 1 (12.50%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
1 1 (12.50%) Ajax
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Axis
1 1 (12.50%) Pthreads
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Core Animation
1 1 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Animation
3 1 (12.50%) iPhone
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Memory Management
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Apple