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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 240 236 205
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 14 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.092% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.34% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
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£352 £375 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.26% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.26% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £51.50
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
2522 2347 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.65% 26.95% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1226 813
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 186
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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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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
Surrey - 7 £550 -
Berkshire - 4 £431 -
Hampshire -8 2 £348 -22.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £355 +18.33%
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (47.22%) ITIL
1 17 (47.22%) PKI
2 16 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (41.67%) Data Protection
3 15 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (38.89%) CISSP
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
5 13 (36.11%) Information Security
5 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
6 12 (33.33%) Smart Meter
6 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
8 10 (27.78%) Information Management
8 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
8 10 (27.78%) Security Management
8 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 8 (22.22%) ISMS
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (19.44%) Network Security
11 7 (19.44%) Network Management
11 7 (19.44%) OSPF
11 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (19.44%) LAN
11 7 (19.44%) WAN
11 7 (19.44%) Cisco
12 6 (16.67%) CISA

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Lync
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) LAN
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
1 7 (19.44%) OSPF
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (19.44%) Network Security
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 3 (8.33%) IPsec
4 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (8.33%) VLAN
4 3 (8.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (2.78%) ProC
2 1 (2.78%) PVCS
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Consultant
1 15 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.33%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) WSDL
3 2 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) PKI
2 15 (41.67%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (33.33%) Smart Meter
4 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (8.33%) Statistics
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Linux
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) CentOS
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) ITIL
2 16 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Security Testing
2 16 (44.44%) Vulnerability Management
3 15 (41.67%) Data Protection
4 13 (36.11%) Risk Management
4 13 (36.11%) Information Security
5 10 (27.78%) Information Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Security Management
5 10 (27.78%) Information Management
6 8 (22.22%) ISMS
7 7 (19.44%) Network Management
8 6 (16.67%) Time Management
9 5 (13.89%) Change Control
9 5 (13.89%) Analytics
9 5 (13.89%) Cyber Security
10 4 (11.11%) SIEM
10 4 (11.11%) Service Management
10 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
1 5 (13.89%) Python
1 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) CISSP
2 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (16.67%) CISA
4 6 (16.67%) CISM
4 6 (16.67%) CRISC
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.89%) CCNP
5 5 (13.89%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) PCI DSS
2 12 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (11.11%) QA
3 4 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 4 (11.11%) vSphere
1 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (13.89%) McAfee
3 4 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) ProCurve
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy