The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / South East
Rank 218 226 254
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +28
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 21 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.42% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.52% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 4
Median daily rate £550 £413 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -8.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £292 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £473 £383
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.52%
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the South East region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the South East region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Buckinghamshire +8 12 £538 +1.41%
Hampshire +7 4 £420 +22.27%
Surrey +3 4 £650 +30.00% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 29 (64.44%) CISSP
1 29 (64.44%) Management Information System
2 27 (60.00%) IPsec
3 21 (46.67%) CESG
3 21 (46.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 19 (42.22%) Risk Management
4 19 (42.22%) Internet
5 18 (40.00%) Windows
5 18 (40.00%) RMADS
5 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
6 17 (37.78%) PCI DSS
6 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
7 16 (35.56%) ISMS
7 16 (35.56%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (33.33%) Information Security
9 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (28.89%) Wireless
10 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
10 13 (28.89%) DNS
11 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 12 (26.67%) MPLS
11 12 (26.67%) Project Management
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) Change Management
11 12 (26.67%) Firewall
11 12 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (26.67%) Computer Security
11 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
11 12 (26.67%) Problem Management

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (15.56%) Apache
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) IPsec
2 19 (42.22%) Internet
3 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 13 (28.89%) Wireless
4 12 (26.67%) Firewall
4 12 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (26.67%) MPLS
5 10 (22.22%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.56%) SMTP
8 6 (13.33%) FTP
8 6 (13.33%) Network Security
8 6 (13.33%) SSL
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 5 (11.11%) HTTP
9 5 (11.11%) ICMP
9 5 (11.11%) SNMP
9 5 (11.11%) SSH
9 5 (11.11%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Security Advisor
2 4 (8.89%) Developer
2 4 (8.89%) Information Assurance Leader
2 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
2 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) CISSP Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 3 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) SIEM Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Developer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 5 (11.11%) REST
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (8.89%) JAXB
2 4 (8.89%) JMS
2 4 (8.89%) Middleware
2 4 (8.89%) SOAP
2 4 (8.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (8.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Management Information System
2 21 (46.67%) CESG
3 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
4 11 (24.44%) Driving Licence
5 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
5 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Unix
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Vista
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Risk Management
2 18 (40.00%) Information Assurance
3 16 (35.56%) ISMS
3 16 (35.56%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (33.33%) Information Security
5 14 (31.11%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (26.67%) Capacity Management
6 12 (26.67%) Change Management
6 12 (26.67%) Computer Security
6 12 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 12 (26.67%) ITIL
6 12 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 12 (26.67%) Project Management
6 12 (26.67%) Security Patching
7 9 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 9 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (17.78%) SIEM
9 7 (15.56%) Security Architecture
9 7 (15.56%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) Perl
2 4 (8.89%) Python
2 4 (8.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C++
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) CISSP
2 21 (46.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
5 10 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.33%) CEH
6 6 (13.33%) GCIH
6 6 (13.33%) GIAC
7 5 (11.11%) CCNA
7 5 (11.11%) CCNP
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.67%) RHCSA
9 2 (4.44%) CISM
10 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (40.00%) RMADS
2 17 (37.78%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (8.89%) PA-DSS
5 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) Sendmail
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) WSUS
3 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Citrix
2 7 (15.56%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) Cyberoam
4 5 (11.11%) F5
5 4 (8.89%) HP
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) arcserve
7 1 (2.22%) IBM