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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 132 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.51% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Median daily rate £455 £267 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.17% -36.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £267 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £268 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cryptography
UK

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
1046 849 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.59% 28.72% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 393 437
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £12.35 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Renfrewshire -35 8 £483 +80.46%
Edinburgh -9 5 £355 -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) PKI
5 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) SSL
5 6 (30.00%) VBScript
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) Time Management
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) IIS
1 6 (30.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (30.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
3 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Escalation Management
3 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Management
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Records Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) CISSP
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Intel Security