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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 230 226 245
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +19
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 20 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.27% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 1
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£500 £408 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +20.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £420 £480
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £60.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
- +82.01%
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
2852 2229 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.34% 25.93% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1200 1074
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 115 186
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -9 8 £550 +34.96% 1
Surrey - 5 - - 2
Berkshire +10 1 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £315 -
Kent - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (57.14%) PKI
2 10 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (38.10%) Smart Meter
4 8 (38.10%) Information Management
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security Management
4 8 (38.10%) Security Management
4 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (38.10%) Information Security
5 7 (33.33%) CISSP
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 6 (28.57%) ISMS
6 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) Python
8 4 (19.05%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
8 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (19.05%) OSPF
8 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) OSPF
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
2 3 (14.29%) IPsec
2 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) IPv4
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 2 (9.52%) S/MIME
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) NFC
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) Security Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) PKI
2 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (38.10%) Smart Meter
3 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (14.29%) Smartcard
5 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.76%) Tandem
6 1 (4.76%) EPoS
6 1 (4.76%) EMV
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Android
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) ITIL
2 9 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security Management
3 8 (38.10%) Security Management
3 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 8 (38.10%) Information Management
4 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 6 (28.57%) ISMS
4 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
5 4 (19.05%) Analytics
5 4 (19.05%) Network Management
5 4 (19.05%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CRISC
3 3 (14.29%) CISA
3 3 (14.29%) CISM
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 14443
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
1 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee
3 2 (9.52%) HP
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