The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 225 258 248
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -10
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 42 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.17% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.56% 0.56% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 3
Median daily rate £525 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £460 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Cryptography
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2693 3011 2803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.72% 30.76% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1561 1714 1510
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 168 162
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +24.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 Miscellaneous 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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 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
Buckinghamshire - 17 £525 -
Berkshire +15 10 £525 +16.66%
Surrey +4 10 £525 +31.25%
Hampshire +6 4 £480 +2.12%
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 53 (49.53%) PKI
2 51 (47.66%) Security Cleared
3 50 (46.73%) Java
4 42 (39.25%) SC Cleared
5 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
6 36 (33.64%) Linux
7 32 (29.91%) Windows
8 29 (27.10%) Active Directory
9 28 (26.17%) CISSP
9 28 (26.17%) Risk Management
9 28 (26.17%) Information Assurance
10 27 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (25.23%) SSL
10 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
11 25 (23.36%) CESG
11 25 (23.36%) CESG Certified Professional
12 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (21.50%) Oracle
13 23 (21.50%) IPsec
14 21 (19.63%) Unix
14 21 (19.63%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (18.69%) Client/Server
15 20 (18.69%) Internet
15 20 (18.69%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (18.69%) RMADS
16 19 (17.76%) Citrix
16 19 (17.76%) SMTP
16 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
17 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
17 18 (16.82%) PRINCE2

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 18 (16.82%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) JBoss
3 7 (6.54%) Apache
4 5 (4.67%) Confluence
5 4 (3.74%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) nginx
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.87%) MS Office
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.23%) SSL
2 23 (21.50%) IPsec
3 20 (18.69%) Internet
4 19 (17.76%) SMTP
5 17 (15.89%) SSH
6 15 (14.02%) FTP
7 9 (8.41%) Firewall
8 5 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.67%) MPLS
8 5 (4.67%) Wireless
8 5 (4.67%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.74%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.74%) LAN
9 4 (3.74%) WAN
10 3 (2.80%) BGP
10 3 (2.80%) Junos
10 3 (2.80%) OSPF
10 3 (2.80%) tcpdump
10 3 (2.80%) VLAN
10 3 (2.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) Big Data
3 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.87%) DB2
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Eclipse
2 11 (10.28%) Maven
3 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.67%) JIRA
6 2 (1.87%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.87%) JUnit
6 2 (1.87%) Subversion
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.93%) JMeter
7 1 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (9.35%) Retail
2 7 (6.54%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (14.95%) Developer
2 15 (14.02%) Architect
2 15 (14.02%) Project Manager
2 15 (14.02%) Security Engineer
2 15 (14.02%) Security Manager
3 13 (12.15%) Consultant
3 13 (12.15%) Security Consultant
4 12 (11.21%) Applications Engineer
4 12 (11.21%) Security Advisor
4 12 (11.21%) Security Project Manager
5 11 (10.28%) Information Assurance Leader
5 11 (10.28%) Java Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Security Architect
6 8 (7.48%) Web Applications Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Web Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.95%) XML
2 9 (8.41%) JCE
3 8 (7.48%) REST
3 8 (7.48%) Web Services
4 6 (5.61%) Node.js
4 6 (5.61%) RESTful
5 4 (3.74%) Java EE
6 2 (1.87%) .NET
6 2 (1.87%) J2EE
6 2 (1.87%) JMS
6 2 (1.87%) LAMP
6 2 (1.87%) SAML
7 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.93%) CGI
7 1 (0.93%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.93%) JAAS
7 1 (0.93%) JMX
7 1 (0.93%) JNDI
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (49.53%) PKI
2 25 (23.36%) CESG
3 20 (18.69%) Client/Server
4 19 (17.76%) Algorithms
5 16 (14.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.61%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.74%) Blockchain
7 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) DataPower
9 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.93%) PMI
9 1 (0.93%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.64%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) Windows
3 27 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (19.63%) Unix
5 18 (16.82%) Windows Vista
6 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.80%) AIX
8 3 (2.80%) Android
8 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.93%) Solaris
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Information Assurance
1 28 (26.17%) Risk Management
2 24 (22.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.63%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (18.69%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (16.82%) ISMS
5 18 (16.82%) PRINCE2
6 16 (14.95%) Waterfall
7 15 (14.02%) Information Security
7 15 (14.02%) OWASP
7 15 (14.02%) Patch Management
7 15 (14.02%) Programme Management
7 15 (14.02%) Security Architecture
8 14 (13.08%) Ethical Hacking
8 14 (13.08%) Fuzz Testing
9 12 (11.21%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (10.28%) Identity Management
10 11 (10.28%) TDD
11 10 (9.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.35%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.73%) Java
2 7 (6.54%) Python
3 5 (4.67%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) Go
4 4 (3.74%) SQL
5 3 (2.80%) C
5 3 (2.80%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
6 2 (1.87%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.87%) Scala
6 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.93%) C#
7 1 (0.93%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (47.66%) Security Cleared
2 42 (39.25%) SC Cleared
3 28 (26.17%) CISSP
4 25 (23.36%) CESG Certified Professional
5 14 (13.08%) CEH
6 4 (3.74%) Degree
6 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.87%) CISM
8 1 (0.93%) CCNA
8 1 (0.93%) CCNP
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.69%) RMADS
2 8 (7.48%) FIPS 140-2
3 6 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.80%) QA
5 2 (1.87%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (1.87%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.93%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 29 (27.10%) Active Directory
2 15 (14.02%) Sendmail
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
1 2 (1.87%) yum
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.50%) Oracle
3 19 (17.76%) Citrix
4 6 (5.61%) Cisco
4 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.67%) VMware
6 4 (3.74%) CA
7 3 (2.80%) Intel Security
7 3 (2.80%) Juniper
8 2 (1.87%) BT
8 2 (1.87%) IBM
8 2 (1.87%) Symantec
9 1 (0.93%) arcserve
9 1 (0.93%) Cyberoam
9 1 (0.93%) F5
9 1 (0.93%) HP
9 1 (0.93%) Rackspace