The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / Scotland
Rank 95 133 112
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -21
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 12 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.077% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 0.25% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £513 £750 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £750 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £750 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £52.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
555 801 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.74% 30.96% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 428 373
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 18
Median hourly rate £49.00 £41.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.07% +45.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.60 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £44.20 £32.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the Scotland region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 8 £525 -
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) CEH
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 10 (62.50%) CREST Certified
3 9 (56.25%) SANS
3 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
3 9 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (56.25%) GIAC
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
4 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) PKI
6 3 (18.75%) Statistics
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
7 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) zOS
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) RACF
7 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (6.25%) CISM
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) Windows

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (62.50%) Information Assurance
2 9 (56.25%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (56.25%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Security Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (43.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.25%) Records Management
6 1 (6.25%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) CEH
2 10 (62.50%) CREST Certified
3 9 (56.25%) GIAC
3 9 (56.25%) SANS
4 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) F5
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Thales