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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / South East
Rank 207 229 234
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 30 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 0.99% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 9
Median daily rate £500 £413 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £288 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £420
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £52.50

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
2174 2615 2839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 31.87% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1513 1533
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 165 168
Median hourly rate £19.63 £32.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.07% +87.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 15 £500 -5.66%
Hampshire +22 8 £420 -32.90% 2
Surrey +13 4 £650 +44.44%
Berkshire - 3 £525 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 32 (53.33%) CISSP
2 29 (48.33%) Management Information System
3 28 (46.67%) IPsec
3 28 (46.67%) Windows
4 24 (40.00%) Information Assurance
5 23 (38.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 23 (38.33%) Internet
5 23 (38.33%) CESG
6 22 (36.67%) Risk Management
7 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 19 (31.67%) RMADS
8 19 (31.67%) Information Security
9 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
11 16 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (25.00%) ITIL
13 14 (23.33%) Unix
13 14 (23.33%) Firewall
13 14 (23.33%) MPLS
13 14 (23.33%) Project Management
13 14 (23.33%) ISMS
14 13 (21.67%) Computer Security
14 13 (21.67%) Problem Management
14 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
14 13 (21.67%) Capacity Management
14 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
14 13 (21.67%) Driving Licence
14 13 (21.67%) Data Centre

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 10 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Confluence
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.00%) JBoss
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (46.67%) IPsec
2 23 (38.33%) Internet
3 14 (23.33%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) MPLS
4 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 13 (21.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (18.33%) SMTP
5 11 (18.33%) Wireless
6 10 (16.67%) DHCP
7 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.67%) FTP
8 7 (11.67%) Network Security
8 7 (11.67%) SSH
9 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.00%) LAN
9 6 (10.00%) WAN
10 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
10 5 (8.33%) PSTN
10 5 (8.33%) SNMP
10 5 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
2 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (23.33%) Security Advisor
2 9 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Information Assurance Leader
4 6 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Developer
4 6 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Web Applications Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) REST
2 6 (10.00%) Web Services
2 6 (10.00%) XML
3 5 (8.33%) 802.1X
4 4 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (6.67%) JAXB
4 4 (6.67%) JMS
4 4 (6.67%) Middleware
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (3.33%) .NET
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) Management Information System
2 23 (38.33%) CESG
3 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
3 13 (21.67%) Driving Licence
4 11 (18.33%) Client/Server
5 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.67%) PKI
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.67%) PMI
8 1 (1.67%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Unix
3 11 (18.33%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Android
8 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 22 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 19 (31.67%) Information Security
4 16 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (25.00%) ITIL
6 14 (23.33%) ISMS
6 14 (23.33%) Project Management
7 13 (21.67%) Capacity Management
7 13 (21.67%) Change Management
7 13 (21.67%) Computer Security
7 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
7 13 (21.67%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (21.67%) Problem Management
7 13 (21.67%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (21.67%) Security Patching
8 11 (18.33%) Patch Management
9 10 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 9 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 5 (8.33%) Perl
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 3 (5.00%) Python
4 2 (3.33%) C
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (53.33%) CISSP
2 23 (38.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 20 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 18 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.00%) CEH
6 7 (11.67%) DV Cleared
7 6 (10.00%) GCIH
7 6 (10.00%) GIAC
8 5 (8.33%) CCNA
8 5 (8.33%) CCNP
8 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.67%) CISM
10 3 (5.00%) RHCSA
11 1 (1.67%) Degree
11 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 19 (31.67%) RMADS
3 8 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (6.67%) PA-DSS
5 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (5.00%) QA
6 1 (1.67%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 16 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) Sendmail
3 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) WSUS
3 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Citrix
2 11 (18.33%) Oracle
3 8 (13.33%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) Cyberoam
5 5 (8.33%) F5
5 5 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.33%) arcserve
7 2 (3.33%) IBM
8 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.67%) Juniper