The first 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 30 July 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 548 529 534
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 40 34 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.067% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.25% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 23 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £356 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £464 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £44.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.50%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 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
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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 -26 31 £375 -6.48% 8
London +24 15 £375 -6.71% 3
Scotland -21 9 £420 +14.13%
City of London +18 6 £331 -17.59%
Glasgow 0 4 £443 +23.08%
East of England -16 4 £300 - 1
South West -31 3 £390 -2.50%
Cambridge -7 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 1
Edinburgh -15 2 - -
South East - 2 £330 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £330 -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 43 (47.78%) Firewall
2 27 (30.00%) Windows
3 26 (28.89%) PKI
4 25 (27.78%) Java
4 25 (27.78%) Android
5 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 21 (23.33%) Linux
7 19 (21.11%) Web Services
8 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 17 (18.89%) Finance
10 16 (17.78%) QA
10 16 (17.78%) SQL
11 15 (16.67%) C
11 15 (16.67%) UNIX
11 15 (16.67%) Network Security
11 15 (16.67%) Apple iOS
12 14 (15.56%) Objective-C
12 14 (15.56%) Banking
12 14 (15.56%) WAN
12 14 (15.56%) HP
13 13 (14.44%) Internet
13 13 (14.44%) LAN
13 13 (14.44%) Mobile App
14 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (13.33%) VMware
14 12 (13.33%) Cisco
14 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
15 11 (12.22%) UML
15 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Mule
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Office
2 7 (7.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (47.78%) Firewall
2 15 (16.67%) Network Security
3 14 (15.56%) WAN
4 13 (14.44%) Internet
4 13 (14.44%) LAN
5 10 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (7.78%) SSL
8 6 (6.67%) VPN
8 6 (6.67%) SMTP
8 6 (6.67%) NAS
8 6 (6.67%) Junos
9 5 (5.56%) iSCSI
9 5 (5.56%) ICMP
9 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (4.44%) HTTP
11 3 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (3.33%) X.509
11 3 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) JMeter
2 2 (2.22%) Selenium
2 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.11%) GDB
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) RequisitePro
3 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) QADirector
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.11%) Xcode
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Games
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Military
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Architect
2 14 (15.56%) Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Android Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 7 (7.78%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Security Architect
8 4 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Blackberry Support
8 4 (4.44%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) Web Services
2 10 (11.11%) XML
3 5 (5.56%) RESTful
3 5 (5.56%) JSON
4 4 (4.44%) OAuth
4 4 (4.44%) OpenID
4 4 (4.44%) REST
5 3 (3.33%) CSS
6 2 (2.22%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.22%) Spring
6 2 (2.22%) JSF
6 2 (2.22%) JAX-WS
6 2 (2.22%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) JDBC
6 2 (2.22%) DOM
6 2 (2.22%) FIXML
6 2 (2.22%) SAML
6 2 (2.22%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.22%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) PKI
2 13 (14.44%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.78%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.78%) CESG
4 5 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (5.56%) Clustering
5 4 (4.44%) Statistics
5 4 (4.44%) Smartcard
5 4 (4.44%) Open Source
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.33%) Device Driver
6 3 (3.33%) STB
7 2 (2.22%) Animation
7 2 (2.22%) Online Games
7 2 (2.22%) Firmware
7 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.11%) iPad
8 1 (1.11%) iPhone
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Android
3 21 (23.33%) Linux
4 15 (16.67%) UNIX
4 15 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.44%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.22%) UML
1 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (12.22%) Penetration Testing
1 11 (12.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 10 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 10 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (10.00%) Service Management
4 8 (8.89%) Time Management
4 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
4 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 8 (8.89%) Network Management
4 8 (8.89%) Security Architecture
5 7 (7.78%) Android Development
5 7 (7.78%) DRM
5 7 (7.78%) ITIL
5 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.78%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.78%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 15 (16.67%) C
4 14 (15.56%) Objective-C
5 8 (8.89%) C++
6 5 (5.56%) Python
7 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.22%) XPath
8 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) C#
8 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.22%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.78%) CISSP
6 6 (6.67%) Degree
7 5 (5.56%) SSCP
7 5 (5.56%) CCNP
7 5 (5.56%) CEH
8 4 (4.44%) GIAC
8 4 (4.44%) CCSP
9 2 (2.22%) CISM
9 2 (2.22%) CCNA
10 1 (1.11%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.78%) QA
2 10 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.56%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
5 1 (1.11%) JTAG
5 1 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.56%) UAG
3 5 (5.56%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (2.22%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) HP
2 12 (13.33%) VMware
2 12 (13.33%) Cisco
2 12 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.00%) McAfee
5 8 (8.89%) IBM
6 7 (7.78%) F5
6 7 (7.78%) Juniper
7 6 (6.67%) Citrix
7 6 (6.67%) TippingPoint
8 5 (5.56%) Riverbed
8 5 (5.56%) Lumension
8 5 (5.56%) Symantec
8 5 (5.56%) EMC
8 5 (5.56%) Sun
8 5 (5.56%) StorageTek
8 5 (5.56%) Crossbeam
9 4 (4.44%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.33%) Tumbleweed
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