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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 256 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 20 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.055% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £323 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.50
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
3074 2703 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.52% 29.60% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1737 1477 1237
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
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 31 August 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
Kent - 8 - - 1
Berkshire +3 6 £450 +50.00% 2
Surrey - 4 £400 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £470 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (55.17%) Linux
1 16 (55.17%) SSL
1 16 (55.17%) PKI
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (31.03%) Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
4 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
4 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (27.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (27.59%) DevOps
4 8 (27.59%) SoftLayer
4 8 (27.59%) Sumo Logic
4 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
4 8 (27.59%) DataPower
4 8 (27.59%) Puppet
4 8 (27.59%) Splunk
4 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (27.59%) Grails
4 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (27.59%) Computer Security
4 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
4 8 (27.59%) Wireless
4 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Nagios
4 8 (27.59%) Middleware

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere
1 8 (27.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (27.59%) SoftLayer
2 8 (27.59%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) SSL
2 9 (31.03%) VPN
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) HTTP
3 8 (27.59%) SNMP
4 4 (13.79%) LAN
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
4 4 (13.79%) OSPF
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) EIGRP
5 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) VPLS
6 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.45%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) Log4j
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) JMS
1 8 (27.59%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (27.59%) Middleware
1 8 (27.59%) Spring
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (27.59%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) PKI
2 8 (27.59%) Statistics
2 8 (27.59%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (27.59%) DataPower
2 8 (27.59%) Clustering
3 5 (17.24%) Smart Meter
4 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) AIX
3 8 (27.59%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Analytics
2 8 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (27.59%) DevOps
2 8 (27.59%) Security Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Security
2 8 (27.59%) Data Protection
2 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
2 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
2 8 (27.59%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Information Security
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Information Security Management
4 6 (20.69%) Security Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Information Management
6 3 (10.34%) ISMS
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Python
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
1 8 (27.59%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.45%) C++
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) IBM Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) CRISC
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
3 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) CISA
3 3 (10.34%) CISM
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Nagios
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
1 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) IBM
1 8 (27.59%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
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