The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills 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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
UK / Scotland
Rank 107 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.078% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.095% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £350 £750 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +87.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £750 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £750 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £383
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1481 2101 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.15% 82.39% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 1124 1239
Median daily rate £388 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 February 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 February 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
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 10 (66.67%) CISSP
1 10 (66.67%) CEH
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (60.00%) SANS
2 9 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (60.00%) GIAC
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) PKI
6 2 (13.33%) zOS
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) RACF
6 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
7 1 (6.67%) CISM
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco

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 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) CISSP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 9 (60.00%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CEH
1 10 (66.67%) CISSP
1 10 (66.67%) CREST Certified
2 9 (60.00%) GIAC
2 9 (60.00%) SANS
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco
1 1 (6.67%) F5
1 1 (6.67%) IBM