The table below looks at the statistics for Cryptography skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / South West
Rank 131 141 146
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £640 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £450 £383
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.25 - £52.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2211 2420 2502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.41% 82.01% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1461 1651 1636
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 119 92
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the South West region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the South West region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Bristol -1 3 £640 +35.44%
Somerset - 1 - -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (62.50%) CESG
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 3 (37.50%) IIS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) IISP
3 3 (37.50%) Communications Security
3 3 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) RMADS
4 2 (25.00%) CLAS
4 2 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) PKI
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) CISM
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Communications Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CESG
2 2 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (12.50%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Communications Security
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (12.50%) ArchiMate
5 1 (12.50%) BPMN
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 1 (12.50%) MODAF
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
1 1 (12.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) IISP
2 2 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (25.00%) CISM
2 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CLAS
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) BusyBox
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Qualys
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