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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 244 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 10 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.034% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.12% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
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£348 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% -27.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.93% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Cryptography
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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
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
Hampshire 0 5 £347 +13.92%
Surrey - 5 £513 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (54.55%) PKI
2 11 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 11 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (40.91%) Information Security
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) CISSP
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
5 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
6 7 (31.82%) Information Security Management
6 7 (31.82%) Security Management
7 6 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (27.27%) CISA
7 6 (27.27%) CISM
7 6 (27.27%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 6 (27.27%) OSPF
7 6 (27.27%) McAfee
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco
7 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (27.27%) CRISC
8 5 (22.73%) ISMS

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.55%) Lync
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
1 6 (27.27%) LAN
1 6 (27.27%) WAN
1 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 6 (27.27%) OSPF
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) Junos
3 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) VPLS
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
1 9 (40.91%) Security Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) WSDL
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) PKI
2 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (36.36%) Smart Meter
4 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.64%) Statistics
5 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 11 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 11 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) Information Security Management
4 7 (31.82%) Security Management
5 5 (22.73%) ISMS
5 5 (22.73%) Information Management
6 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 4 (18.18%) Time Management
6 4 (18.18%) Network Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Control
7 3 (13.64%) PDCA
7 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 3 (13.64%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) CISSP
3 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CISA
4 6 (27.27%) CISM
4 6 (27.27%) CRISC
5 5 (22.73%) CCNP
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (18.18%) QA
3 4 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 4 (18.18%) vSphere
1 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) McAfee
1 6 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Juniper
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