The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 543 587 586
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -1
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 101 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.10% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 30 26
Median daily rate £500 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £347 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £491 £470 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.52% +20.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18100 18357 17221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.24% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11664 11499 10412
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 720 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England +11 89 £500 +2.56% 23
South East +22 41 £525 +16.66% 2
London -7 20 £525 -4.54% 14
Surrey +3 15 £545 +6.39% 1
Buckinghamshire - 14 £513 - 1
Yorkshire +14 12 £413 +21.32%
Milton Keynes - 12 £525 -
West Yorkshire +11 11 £413 +21.32%
Leeds +1 11 £413 +21.32%
Scotland +15 10 £483 - 1
Leatherhead - 10 £525 - 1
Berkshire +3 8 £525 +16.66%
City of London +45 7 £550 +27.53% 5
North East -37 7 £483 -
Tyne and Wear -41 7 £483 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £483 -
South Wales - 6 - - 1
Erskine - 6 £483 - 1
Renfrewshire - 6 £483 - 1
Wales - 6 - - 2
North West -11 5 £468 -9.04% 2
Newport - 5 - - 1
Hampshire +10 4 £425 +3.97%
Edinburgh 0 4 £355 -
Manchester -8 4 £468 - 2
West Midlands -20 3 £500 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £525 -
South West +4 2 £563 +18.42% 1
Bristol - 2 £563 -
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 1

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 94 (39.17%) PKI
2 79 (32.92%) Security Cleared
3 73 (30.42%) Java
4 68 (28.33%) Linux
5 64 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 61 (25.42%) Firewall
7 60 (25.00%) SSL
8 57 (23.75%) Windows
8 57 (23.75%) Algorithms
9 54 (22.50%) Active Directory
10 53 (22.08%) Information Security
11 51 (21.25%) CISSP
12 50 (20.83%) Microsoft
13 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (17.50%) Risk Management
15 42 (17.50%) Finance
16 37 (15.42%) XML
17 36 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
17 36 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
18 35 (14.58%) SQL Server
18 35 (14.58%) TCP/IP
19 32 (13.33%) Information Assurance
20 30 (12.50%) Internet
21 29 (12.08%) Oracle
21 29 (12.08%) Management Information System
22 28 (11.67%) Network Security
23 27 (11.25%) IPsec
23 27 (11.25%) Unix
24 26 (10.83%) Continuous Integration

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (10.42%) JBoss
2 15 (6.25%) Apache
2 15 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.58%) IIS
4 9 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.25%) Confluence
5 3 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.83%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.42%) uWSGI
Applications
1 21 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.08%) SaaS
3 3 (1.25%) IaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 61 (25.42%) Firewall
2 60 (25.00%) SSL
3 35 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 30 (12.50%) Internet
5 28 (11.67%) Network Security
6 27 (11.25%) IPsec
7 22 (9.17%) HTTP
8 19 (7.92%) DNS
9 18 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 17 (7.08%) SSH
11 16 (6.67%) LAN
11 16 (6.67%) WAN
12 15 (6.25%) MPLS
12 15 (6.25%) SMTP
13 13 (5.42%) FTP
14 12 (5.00%) DHCP
15 11 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (3.75%) Ethernet
16 9 (3.75%) HSRP
16 9 (3.75%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) MySQL
3 6 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.83%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) DB2
5 2 (0.83%) GIS
5 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQLite
6 1 (0.42%) Infinispan
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 18 (7.50%) Maven
3 14 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.67%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.67%) JUnit
5 4 (1.67%) Subversion
6 3 (1.25%) AppScan
6 3 (1.25%) JIRA
6 3 (1.25%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.83%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.83%) JMeter
8 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 42 (17.50%) Finance
2 12 (5.00%) Retail
3 10 (4.17%) Banking
4 4 (1.67%) Legal
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.83%) Publishing
5 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (17.08%) Developer
2 40 (16.67%) Architect
3 37 (15.42%) Consultant
4 32 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 30 (12.50%) Security Manager
6 29 (12.08%) Security Architect
7 22 (9.17%) Security Engineer
8 19 (7.92%) Project Manager
9 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.25%) Security Advisor
9 15 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
10 14 (5.83%) Network Engineer
11 13 (5.42%) iOS Developer
12 11 (4.58%) IT Manager
12 11 (4.58%) IT Security Manager
13 10 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
13 10 (4.17%) IT Risk Manager
13 10 (4.17%) Risk Manager
14 8 (3.33%) IT Consultant
14 8 (3.33%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.42%) XML
2 22 (9.17%) Web Services
3 19 (7.92%) RESTful
4 16 (6.67%) JSON
5 15 (6.25%) JCE
6 11 (4.58%) Core Animation
6 11 (4.58%) Java EE
7 10 (4.17%) Middleware
8 9 (3.75%) 802.1X
8 9 (3.75%) REST
8 9 (3.75%) SAML
9 7 (2.92%) Node.js
10 6 (2.50%) Ajax
10 6 (2.50%) CSS
10 6 (2.50%) HTML
11 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.67%) iOS SDK
11 4 (1.67%) JMS
11 4 (1.67%) LAMP
11 4 (1.67%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 94 (39.17%) PKI
2 57 (23.75%) Algorithms
3 29 (12.08%) Management Information System
4 22 (9.17%) CESG
5 18 (7.50%) Client/Server
6 13 (5.42%) Data Centre
7 12 (5.00%) Data Structures
8 11 (4.58%) Animation
8 11 (4.58%) iPhone
9 10 (4.17%) iPad
10 9 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (3.75%) Smart Meter
11 8 (3.33%) Driving Licence
12 6 (2.50%) Blockchain
12 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.50%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.67%) DataPower
13 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.67%) NHS
13 4 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.33%) Linux
2 57 (23.75%) Windows
3 43 (17.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (11.25%) Unix
5 17 (7.08%) Apple iOS
6 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.25%) Windows Vista
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (2.92%) Android
10 3 (1.25%) Solaris
11 2 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.08%) Information Security
2 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.50%) Risk Management
4 36 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 32 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 26 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (10.42%) ITIL
8 24 (10.00%) TDD
9 23 (9.58%) PRINCE2
10 22 (9.17%) Security Architecture
11 21 (8.75%) Incident Management
11 21 (8.75%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (8.75%) Security Operations
12 19 (7.92%) Identity Access Management
12 19 (7.92%) Project Management
13 18 (7.50%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.08%) Waterfall
15 16 (6.67%) High Availability
15 16 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 73 (30.42%) Java
2 19 (7.92%) Python
3 12 (5.00%) Perl
4 10 (4.17%) C
5 9 (3.75%) C++
5 9 (3.75%) SQL
6 6 (2.50%) C#
6 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.50%) VBScript
7 5 (2.08%) Go
7 5 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.67%) PHP
8 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.83%) Scala
10 2 (0.83%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (32.92%) Security Cleared
2 64 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 51 (21.25%) CISSP
4 20 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
5 15 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (5.83%) CEH
6 14 (5.83%) CISM
7 13 (5.42%) CCNA
8 11 (4.58%) Degree
9 10 (4.17%) CISA
10 9 (3.75%) CCNP
11 5 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.08%) GCIH
11 5 (2.08%) GIAC
12 4 (1.67%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.25%) ISACA
13 3 (1.25%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.25%) SANS
14 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.67%) RMADS
2 14 (5.83%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.00%) FIPS 140-2
3 12 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.92%) QA
5 5 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.83%) COBIT
6 2 (0.83%) COSO
6 2 (0.83%) ISAE 3402
6 2 (0.83%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.42%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.42%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 54 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.42%) Sendmail
3 8 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Nessus
1 5 (2.08%) Puppet
1 5 (2.08%) yum
2 4 (1.67%) Ansible
3 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.83%) Nmap
5 1 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.08%) Oracle
3 20 (8.33%) Cisco
4 15 (6.25%) Citrix
5 13 (5.42%) Red Hat
6 11 (4.58%) Apple
7 8 (3.33%) IBM
7 8 (3.33%) VMware
8 7 (2.92%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.08%) F5
10 4 (1.67%) CA
10 4 (1.67%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.25%) BT
11 3 (1.25%) Cyberoam
11 3 (1.25%) HP
11 3 (1.25%) Symantec
11 3 (1.25%) Veracode
11 3 (1.25%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.83%) Google
12 2 (0.83%) Juniper
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