The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography 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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 136 137 139
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.63% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £563 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
784 789 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.59% 25.45% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 547 460
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 55 49
Median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +52.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 Miscellaneous 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 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £563 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
3 2 (40.00%) Nmap
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys