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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 122 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% - 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£267 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.25
Cryptography
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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
730 687 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.13% 25.99% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 360 310
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.75 £23.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.80 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Renfrewshire - 4 £267 -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (56.25%) TippingPoint
2 9 (56.25%) QA
2 9 (56.25%) Crossbeam
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (56.25%) Riverbed
2 9 (56.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
2 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Juniper
2 9 (56.25%) McAfee
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
2 9 (56.25%) Network Management
2 9 (56.25%) Junos
2 9 (56.25%) F5
2 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) MS Office

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Network Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Junos
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) IPv6
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) APACS
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Incident Management
1 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
1 9 (56.25%) Service Management
1 9 (56.25%) Network Management
1 9 (56.25%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (43.75%) Time Management
4 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) Coaching
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Ruby
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
2 6 (37.50%) JSP 440
3 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) vSphere
1 6 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) TippingPoint
1 9 (56.25%) Crossbeam
1 9 (56.25%) Riverbed
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Juniper
1 9 (56.25%) McAfee
1 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
1 9 (56.25%) F5
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
3 6 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) ArcSight