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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 243 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 21 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.082% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.31% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
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£525 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £395 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £468 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £395 £428
% change year-on-year
-1.26% -7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £33.43
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
2892 2290 2038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.16% 26.90% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1591 1209 935
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 135 193
Average hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.98 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
Hampshire -20 9 £550 +39.24% 1
Surrey - 7 - -
Middlesex - 3 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) PKI
2 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
2 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
4 9 (33.33%) Information Security
4 9 (33.33%) CISSP
5 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
5 8 (29.63%) Security Management
5 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Information Management
5 8 (29.63%) Smart Meter
6 7 (25.93%) Cyber Security
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) ISMS
7 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
8 5 (18.52%) Analytics
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) SQL
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (7.41%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) LAN
1 4 (14.81%) WAN
1 4 (14.81%) OSPF
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (11.11%) VLAN
2 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (11.11%) IPv4
3 2 (7.41%) S/MIME
3 2 (7.41%) SSL
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) NFC
4 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) ProC
2 1 (3.70%) PVCS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
2 11 (40.74%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Java EE
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) PKI
2 11 (40.74%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
3 8 (29.63%) Smart Meter
4 3 (11.11%) Smartcard
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (3.70%) Tandem
6 1 (3.70%) EPoS
6 1 (3.70%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
1 11 (40.74%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (40.74%) Data Protection
1 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
1 11 (40.74%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (33.33%) Information Security
3 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
3 8 (29.63%) Security Management
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
3 8 (29.63%) Information Management
4 7 (25.93%) Cyber Security
5 6 (22.22%) ISMS
6 5 (18.52%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Network Management
7 4 (14.81%) SIEM
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management
8 3 (11.11%) Change Control
9 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CRISC
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) CISA
3 3 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) PCI DSS
2 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 14443
3 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 8583
3 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) McAfee
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle