The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 241 217 228
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 11 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.09% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Average daily rate £310 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £367 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £393 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.09% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.25 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.09%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2055 1646 2021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.32% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 773 902
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 162 199
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.88 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.32% -8.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Cryptography
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 4 £310 -22.50%
Berkshire - 1 £550 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (53.85%) PKI
4 7 (53.85%) QA
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) Internet
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Citrix
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) SMTP
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) NAS
5 6 (46.15%) CESG
5 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (46.15%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) ICMP
6 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
6 5 (38.46%) Sun
6 5 (38.46%) StorageTek

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
1 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) SMTP
2 6 (46.15%) NAS
3 5 (38.46%) ICMP
3 5 (38.46%) iSCSI
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Support Specialist
1 4 (30.77%) Blackberry Support
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (7.69%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) PKI
2 6 (46.15%) CESG
3 5 (38.46%) Blackberry
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
1 6 (46.15%) Citrix
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Sun
2 5 (38.46%) StorageTek
2 5 (38.46%) Lumension
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee