The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 124 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.28% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£420 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.50%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
561 528 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 21.42% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 260 193
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.25 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.40 £17.60 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Cryptography
UK

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
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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Glasgow +4 4 £443 +23.08%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) CCSP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) GIAC
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) SSCP
4 4 (44.44%) Information Management
4 4 (44.44%) CEH
4 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) Service Management
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) HP

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Information Management
1 4 (44.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) RAD
3 2 (22.22%) RUP
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) SSCP
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCSP
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee
1 3 (33.33%) Crossbeam
1 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
1 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) 3PAR