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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 550 551 518
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -33
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 44 49 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.089% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +38.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £304 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £715 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £413 £393
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +5.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £48.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £48.25

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
16828 17126 14998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.20% 31.02% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10345 10546 8944
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 636 660 681
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.09% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -11 39 £463 -15.90% 12
London -9 16 £525 -16.00% 4
South East -12 6 £348 +12.17% 1
Scotland - 5 £267 - 1
Leeds - 5 £273 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £273 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £273 - 2
Erskine - 4 £267 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £267 -
City of London +13 3 £525 - 1
South West +3 3 £388 +3.33%
North West -17 3 £380 -15.55% 3
North East - 3 £347 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £347 -
Berkshire -4 2 £313 -43.18%
Cheshire -6 2 £380 -15.55% 1
Hampshire -12 2 £348 +12.17%
Northamptonshire - 2 £675 -
Sunderland - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £675 -
Surrey - 2 £550 - 1
Wiltshire +9 1 £475 +26.66%
Reading +1 1 - -
Hook -6 1 £347 +12.09%
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £347 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - - 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (37.11%) Network Security
2 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
3 31 (31.96%) ITIL
4 30 (30.93%) SC Cleared
5 26 (26.80%) Finance
6 25 (25.77%) Firewall
7 24 (24.74%) Cisco
8 23 (23.71%) PKI
9 22 (22.68%) McAfee
10 21 (21.65%) CISSP
10 21 (21.65%) WAN
10 21 (21.65%) LAN
11 20 (20.62%) Windows
11 20 (20.62%) Juniper
11 20 (20.62%) Service Management
11 20 (20.62%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (19.59%) Service Delivery
12 19 (19.59%) Java
13 18 (18.56%) QA
13 18 (18.56%) Network Management
14 17 (17.53%) F5
14 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
14 17 (17.53%) Information Security
14 17 (17.53%) HP
14 17 (17.53%) CheckPoint
15 16 (16.49%) Time Management
16 15 (15.46%) MS Office
16 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
17 14 (14.43%) UNIX
17 14 (14.43%) Linux

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.06%) JBoss
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) Lync
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) iPlanet
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Office
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) Network Security
2 25 (25.77%) Firewall
3 21 (21.65%) WAN
3 21 (21.65%) LAN
4 20 (20.62%) Cisco IOS
5 14 (14.43%) Junos
6 10 (10.31%) SAN
7 8 (8.25%) SSL
8 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.19%) OSPF
9 6 (6.19%) DNS
9 6 (6.19%) LDAP
9 6 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (6.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (4.12%) ASN.1
10 4 (4.12%) X.509
10 4 (4.12%) Internet
10 4 (4.12%) IPv4
10 4 (4.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.06%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Maven
2 5 (5.15%) Ant
3 3 (3.09%) PVCS
3 3 (3.09%) Subversion
4 2 (2.06%) Toad
4 2 (2.06%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Hudson
5 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.03%) ProC
5 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.03%) Xcode
5 1 (1.03%) AppScan
5 1 (1.03%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.03%) SilkPerformer
General
1 26 (26.80%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.09%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.62%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) Architect
3 15 (15.46%) Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Consultant
5 13 (13.40%) Security Consultant
6 11 (11.34%) Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Security Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Designer
12 3 (3.09%) Senior Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Applications Support
12 3 (3.09%) Technical Architect
12 3 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
12 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.09%) Information Security Consultant
12 3 (3.09%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 6 (6.19%) Spring
2 6 (6.19%) J2EE
2 6 (6.19%) Web Services
2 6 (6.19%) XML
3 5 (5.15%) SOAP
3 5 (5.15%) HTML
4 4 (4.12%) WSDL
4 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.12%) CSS
4 4 (4.12%) REST
4 4 (4.12%) GTK+
5 3 (3.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (3.09%) WCF
5 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
6 2 (2.06%) JSON
6 2 (2.06%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.06%) JCE
7 1 (1.03%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.71%) PKI
2 10 (10.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.22%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.15%) Smart Meter
5 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
5 5 (5.15%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (4.12%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.09%) Statistics
7 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.06%) Biometrics
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (2.06%) BeagleBone
9 1 (1.03%) iPhone
9 1 (1.03%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.62%) Windows
2 14 (14.43%) UNIX
2 14 (14.43%) Linux
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.15%) AIX
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.03%) Android
6 1 (1.03%) CentOS
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.03%) HPUX
6 1 (1.03%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) zOS
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) Service Management
3 19 (19.59%) Service Delivery
4 18 (18.56%) Network Management
5 17 (17.53%) Incident Management
5 17 (17.53%) Information Security
6 16 (16.49%) Time Management
7 14 (14.43%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (13.40%) Data Protection
8 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
9 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.37%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (11.34%) Security Testing
10 11 (11.34%) Network Load Balancing
11 10 (10.31%) Cyber Security
12 9 (9.28%) Security Architecture
12 9 (9.28%) OWASP
12 9 (9.28%) Configuration Management
12 9 (9.28%) Penetration Testing
13 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) Java
2 14 (14.43%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) C++
4 9 (9.28%) C
4 9 (9.28%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.22%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.15%) Python
8 3 (3.09%) Perl
8 3 (3.09%) Ruby
9 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.03%) Delphi
10 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 30 (30.93%) SC Cleared
3 21 (21.65%) CISSP
4 7 (7.22%) CISA
5 6 (6.19%) CISM
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.19%) CCNP
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
7 4 (4.12%) CRISC
7 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) CCNA
8 3 (3.09%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) OSCP
10 1 (1.03%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.56%) QA
2 13 (13.40%) PCI DSS
2 13 (13.40%) JSP 440
3 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.09%) COBIT
5 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.40%) Hyper-V
1 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
1 13 (13.40%) vSphere
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
3 2 (2.06%) MOM
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Cisco
2 22 (22.68%) McAfee
3 20 (20.62%) Juniper
4 17 (17.53%) F5
4 17 (17.53%) HP
4 17 (17.53%) CheckPoint
5 14 (14.43%) TippingPoint
6 13 (13.40%) Oracle
7 11 (11.34%) Riverbed
7 11 (11.34%) Crossbeam
8 10 (10.31%) EMC
8 10 (10.31%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.15%) Splunk
9 5 (5.15%) Sun
9 5 (5.15%) IBM
9 5 (5.15%) Microsoft
10 4 (4.12%) Actimize
11 3 (3.09%) Tandberg
11 3 (3.09%) ArcSight
11 3 (3.09%) Symantec
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