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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 543 606 601
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -5
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 93 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.10% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 22
Median daily rate £519 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £328 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £380
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £60.00

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
17522 19085 18708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11347 11970 11358
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 633 807 813
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.08 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +48 85 £525 +20.00% 17
London +10 33 £525 +18.30% 9
South East +22 32 £519 +18.57% 2
North West +15 12 £513 +13.88% 1
Buckinghamshire - 10 £525 -
Hampshire +19 9 £362 -22.97%
Milton Keynes - 9 £525 -
City of London +25 7 £525 +13.51% 2
Berkshire +10 7 £519 +18.57%
Manchester -2 7 £500 - 1
South West +19 6 £494 -5.95% 1
Cheshire +15 5 £525 +16.66%
Surrey +13 5 £550 +37.50% 2
Bristol - 5 £494 -
Wales - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £519 -
Newport - 4 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Knutsford - 3 £525 -
Yorkshire +17 2 £389 +35.21%
West Yorkshire +11 2 £389 +35.21%
Leeds +11 2 £389 +35.21%
Uxbridge +1 2 £475 -
Reading +6 1 - -
Scotland +4 1 £575 +24.32%
West Sussex - 1 £525 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £575 -
Southampton - 1 £750 -
Jersey - 1 - -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 66 (30.70%) Security Cleared
2 61 (28.37%) PKI
3 60 (27.91%) Windows
4 55 (25.58%) Java
4 55 (25.58%) CISSP
5 52 (24.19%) Microsoft
5 52 (24.19%) Linux
5 52 (24.19%) SC Cleared
6 45 (20.93%) Firewall
7 43 (20.00%) Information Security
8 42 (19.53%) Finance
9 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (18.14%) Algorithms
10 35 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
11 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
12 33 (15.35%) Internet
13 32 (14.88%) Information Assurance
14 31 (14.42%) Security Architecture
15 30 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
15 30 (13.95%) SSL
15 30 (13.95%) Unix
16 29 (13.49%) Risk Management
16 29 (13.49%) Network Security
17 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (12.56%) Oracle
18 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
19 26 (12.09%) IPsec
20 25 (11.63%) Management Information System
20 25 (11.63%) CESG
21 24 (11.16%) TDD

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 15 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.12%) IIS
2 11 (5.12%) JBoss
3 9 (4.19%) Apache
4 5 (2.33%) Confluence
4 5 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.86%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.47%) nginx
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) uWSGI
6 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.33%) SaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (20.93%) Firewall
2 33 (15.35%) Internet
3 30 (13.95%) SSL
4 29 (13.49%) Network Security
5 26 (12.09%) IPsec
6 24 (11.16%) TCP/IP
7 17 (7.91%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (7.44%) SMTP
9 15 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (6.98%) SSH
10 14 (6.51%) DNS
10 14 (6.51%) LAN
10 14 (6.51%) WAN
11 13 (6.05%) MPLS
12 12 (5.58%) FTP
13 11 (5.12%) OSPF
14 10 (4.65%) DHCP
14 10 (4.65%) HTTP
15 8 (3.72%) EIGRP
16 7 (3.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.33%) MySQL
4 4 (1.86%) Big Data
4 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.72%) Maven
4 5 (2.33%) JIRA
5 4 (1.86%) Burp Suite
6 3 (1.40%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.40%) JUnit
6 3 (1.40%) Subversion
6 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.93%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.93%) AppScan
7 2 (0.93%) JMeter
7 2 (0.93%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.47%) Calabash
8 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 42 (19.53%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Banking
4 8 (3.72%) Legal
5 7 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.47%) Law
8 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (18.60%) Developer
2 37 (17.21%) Consultant
3 33 (15.35%) Security Consultant
4 28 (13.02%) Architect
5 27 (12.56%) Security Engineer
6 21 (9.77%) Security Architect
7 14 (6.51%) Security Manager
8 13 (6.05%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (5.58%) iOS Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Network Engineer
9 12 (5.58%) Security Advisor
9 12 (5.58%) Web Engineer
10 11 (5.12%) Information Assurance Leader
11 9 (4.19%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 8 (3.72%) IT Security Consultant
12 8 (3.72%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.72%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.23%) XML
2 19 (8.84%) RESTful
2 19 (8.84%) Web Services
3 12 (5.58%) .NET
4 11 (5.12%) JSON
4 11 (5.12%) REST
5 9 (4.19%) Core Animation
5 9 (4.19%) Core Data
5 9 (4.19%) Node.js
6 7 (3.26%) HTML
6 7 (3.26%) Middleware
7 6 (2.79%) 802.1X
7 6 (2.79%) CSS
8 5 (2.33%) JCE
8 5 (2.33%) SAML
9 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.86%) HTML5
10 3 (1.40%) iOS SDK
10 3 (1.40%) J2EE
10 3 (1.40%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 61 (28.37%) PKI
2 39 (18.14%) Algorithms
3 25 (11.63%) CESG
3 25 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 17 (7.91%) Client/Server
5 16 (7.44%) Data Centre
6 12 (5.58%) Data Structures
7 10 (4.65%) Driving Licence
8 9 (4.19%) Animation
8 9 (4.19%) iPhone
9 8 (3.72%) Blockchain
10 7 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.26%) iPad
11 6 (2.79%) Smart Meter
12 5 (2.33%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.86%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.86%) Mathematics
13 4 (1.86%) NHS
14 3 (1.40%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 60 (27.91%) Windows
2 52 (24.19%) Linux
3 30 (13.95%) Unix
4 21 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.98%) Apple iOS
6 15 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.98%) Windows Vista
7 13 (6.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.19%) Android
9 7 (3.26%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.93%) AIX
10 2 (0.93%) zOS
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (20.00%) Information Security
2 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (14.88%) Information Assurance
5 31 (14.42%) Security Architecture
6 30 (13.95%) Penetration Testing
7 29 (13.49%) Risk Management
8 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (11.16%) TDD
10 23 (10.70%) Security Testing
11 22 (10.23%) OWASP
12 20 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (8.84%) Ethical Hacking
14 18 (8.37%) Incident Management
14 18 (8.37%) Open Source
15 17 (7.91%) Project Management
16 16 (7.44%) Fuzz Testing
16 16 (7.44%) High Availability
16 16 (7.44%) ITIL
16 16 (7.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 55 (25.58%) Java
2 14 (6.51%) C++
2 14 (6.51%) Python
3 9 (4.19%) SQL
4 8 (3.72%) C#
4 8 (3.72%) Perl
5 7 (3.26%) C
5 7 (3.26%) Go
5 7 (3.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.33%) Apple Swift
6 5 (2.33%) Scala
7 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
7 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.86%) VBScript
8 3 (1.40%) PHP
8 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (30.70%) Security Cleared
2 55 (25.58%) CISSP
3 52 (24.19%) SC Cleared
4 24 (11.16%) CESG Certified Professional
5 19 (8.84%) CISM
6 18 (8.37%) CEH
7 15 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (6.51%) CCNP
9 12 (5.58%) CCNA
10 11 (5.12%) Degree
11 9 (4.19%) CISA
12 5 (2.33%) DV Cleared
13 4 (1.86%) CREST Certified
13 4 (1.86%) GSEC
13 4 (1.86%) IISP
14 3 (1.40%) PMI Certification
15 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
15 2 (0.93%) GCIH
15 2 (0.93%) MCSA
15 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.30%) PCI DSS
2 15 (6.98%) RMADS
3 10 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.26%) QA
5 5 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (2.33%) FIPS 140-2
6 3 (1.40%) COBIT
6 3 (1.40%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.93%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.47%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.47%) SEPA
System Software
1 34 (15.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.58%) Sendmail
3 7 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.33%) HP Fortify
2 4 (1.86%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) Ansible
3 3 (1.40%) Nessus
3 3 (1.40%) WSUS
3 3 (1.40%) yum
4 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.47%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.47%) Nmap
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.56%) Oracle
3 20 (9.30%) Cisco
4 16 (7.44%) Citrix
5 9 (4.19%) Apple
5 9 (4.19%) HP
5 9 (4.19%) VMware
6 8 (3.72%) Intel Security
6 8 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.79%) F5
7 6 (2.79%) IBM
8 5 (2.33%) CA
9 4 (1.86%) Cyberoam
10 3 (1.40%) arcserve
10 3 (1.40%) FireEye
10 3 (1.40%) Juniper
10 3 (1.40%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.40%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.93%) Fortinet
11 2 (0.93%) WorldPay
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