The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 545 561 507
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 52 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.059% 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 27
Average daily rate
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£506 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £306 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £635 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography within the UK.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Cryptography Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography within the UK.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cryptography
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England 0 46 £513 +28.12% 19
London +25 25 £550 +14.28% 5
South East -11 9 £481 +55.24% 2
Scotland +2 6 £267 -36.71% 3
Surrey - 5 £513 - 1
Staines - 5 £513 - 1
Erskine - 4 £267 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £267 -
North West - 4 £432 - 5
South West +12 3 £475 - 1
Hampshire +3 3 £347 +13.92%
Tyne and Wear -6 3 £347 +2.95%
North East -7 3 £347 +2.95%
City of London +8 2 £525 -
Wiltshire - 2 £475 -
Cheshire - 2 £432 - 2
Sunderland - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £475 -
Berkshire +9 1 £450 -18.18%
Reading +4 1 £450 -18.18%
Glasgow -4 1 - - 3
Hook -6 1 £347 +12.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 1 £347 +2.95%
Somerset - 1 £300 -
Chester - 1 £350 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Farnborough - 1 - -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (35.85%) Network Security
2 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
3 34 (32.08%) ITIL
4 31 (29.25%) SC Cleared
5 30 (28.30%) Firewall
6 29 (27.36%) Cisco
7 28 (26.42%) PKI
8 26 (24.53%) Finance
9 25 (23.58%) Windows
9 25 (23.58%) McAfee
10 24 (22.64%) WAN
10 24 (22.64%) LAN
11 23 (21.70%) Java
12 21 (19.81%) HP
12 21 (19.81%) Juniper
12 21 (19.81%) Service Management
12 21 (19.81%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (18.87%) CISSP
14 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
14 18 (16.98%) Incident Management
14 18 (16.98%) Risk Management
14 18 (16.98%) Information Security
14 18 (16.98%) Data Protection
14 18 (16.98%) Network Management
15 17 (16.04%) QA
16 16 (15.09%) Time Management
16 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
16 16 (15.09%) UNIX
16 16 (15.09%) F5
16 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (6.60%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.77%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) JBoss
3 3 (2.83%) iPlanet
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.94%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (13.21%) MS Excel
1 14 (13.21%) MS Office
2 2 (1.89%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (35.85%) Network Security
2 30 (28.30%) Firewall
3 24 (22.64%) WAN
3 24 (22.64%) LAN
4 21 (19.81%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (13.21%) Junos
6 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
7 10 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (9.43%) OSPF
8 9 (8.49%) SSL
8 9 (8.49%) SAN
9 8 (7.55%) VPN
9 8 (7.55%) LDAP
10 7 (6.60%) DNS
11 5 (4.72%) MPLS
11 5 (4.72%) EIGRP
11 5 (4.72%) IPv4
11 5 (4.72%) IPv6
11 5 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) Couchbase
3 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 2 (1.89%) Sybase ASA
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) DB2
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Maven
1 5 (4.72%) Ant
2 3 (2.83%) Subversion
3 2 (1.89%) GoogleTest
3 2 (1.89%) PVCS
4 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.94%) Xcode
4 1 (0.94%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.94%) Hudson
4 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Billing
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Architect
3 16 (15.09%) Developer
4 15 (14.15%) Consultant
5 13 (12.26%) Security Consultant
6 11 (10.38%) Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Security Architect
8 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Designer
10 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Security Consultant
11 3 (2.83%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Security Architect
11 3 (2.83%) IT Security Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.32%) Web Services
2 10 (9.43%) .NET
2 10 (9.43%) Spring
3 8 (7.55%) Middleware
4 5 (4.72%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.72%) SOAP
4 5 (4.72%) J2EE
5 4 (3.77%) Play Framework
5 4 (3.77%) GTK+
5 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.77%) XML
5 4 (3.77%) Apache Wicket
6 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.83%) WCF
6 3 (2.83%) WSDL
6 3 (2.83%) CSS
6 3 (2.83%) HTML
6 3 (2.83%) REST
7 2 (1.89%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 28 (26.42%) PKI
2 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.43%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (7.55%) Smart Meter
5 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.72%) Mainframe
6 5 (4.72%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.83%) Statistics
8 3 (2.83%) Biometrics
8 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.89%) Raspberry Pi
9 2 (1.89%) BeagleBone
9 2 (1.89%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 16 (15.09%) UNIX
3 15 (14.15%) Linux
4 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.66%) AIX
6 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.72%) Android
7 4 (3.77%) Solaris
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.94%) zOS
9 1 (0.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) ITIL
2 21 (19.81%) Service Management
3 18 (16.98%) Service Delivery
3 18 (16.98%) Incident Management
3 18 (16.98%) Risk Management
3 18 (16.98%) Information Security
3 18 (16.98%) Data Protection
3 18 (16.98%) Network Management
4 16 (15.09%) Time Management
5 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (13.21%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.26%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (12.26%) Security Testing
8 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.38%) Network Load Balancing
9 11 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (9.43%) Cyber Security
11 9 (8.49%) OO
11 9 (8.49%) OWASP
11 9 (8.49%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) Java
2 11 (10.38%) SQL
3 10 (9.43%) Python
3 10 (9.43%) C#
3 10 (9.43%) C++
4 7 (6.60%) C
5 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.72%) Perl
6 5 (4.72%) Scala
7 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.94%) Delphi
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 31 (29.25%) SC Cleared
3 20 (18.87%) CISSP
4 9 (8.49%) CISA
4 9 (8.49%) CISM
4 9 (8.49%) CCNP
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.66%) CRISC
6 5 (4.72%) Degree
6 5 (4.72%) CCNA
6 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) QA
2 16 (15.09%) PCI DSS
3 14 (13.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (12.26%) JSP 440
5 5 (4.72%) COBIT
6 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (12.26%) vSphere
1 13 (12.26%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (3.77%) Puppet
3 2 (1.89%) OpenAM
3 2 (1.89%) OpenView
3 2 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.89%) MOM
3 2 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 29 (27.36%) Cisco
2 25 (23.58%) McAfee
3 21 (19.81%) HP
3 21 (19.81%) Juniper
4 16 (15.09%) CheckPoint
4 16 (15.09%) F5
5 13 (12.26%) TippingPoint
6 11 (10.38%) Crossbeam
6 11 (10.38%) Oracle
6 11 (10.38%) Riverbed
7 9 (8.49%) EMC
7 9 (8.49%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.66%) Splunk
8 6 (5.66%) IBM
9 5 (4.72%) Actimize
9 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.72%) Sun
10 4 (3.77%) SaltStack
10 4 (3.77%) Tandberg
10 4 (3.77%) Symantec
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