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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 121 123 109
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.82% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
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£268 £443 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.43% +23.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
845 733 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.01% 27.35% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 424 341
Average daily rate £350 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 17 29
Average hourly rate £26.22 £23.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.40% +69.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.80 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £78.40 £22.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 - 2 £268 -
Edinburgh +1 1 - -
Glasgow -3 1 - -
Cryptography
UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Crossbeam
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) TippingPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Riverbed
1 5 (83.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 5 (83.33%) Junos
1 5 (83.33%) F5
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (66.67%) MS Office
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
1 5 (83.33%) Junos
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Service Management
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (66.67%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Juniper
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Crossbeam
1 5 (83.33%) TippingPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Riverbed
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
3 2 (33.33%) 3PAR