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 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 516 582 596
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +14
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 122 61 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 32 21
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 £341 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
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 £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 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 1 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 +58 107 £500 - 22
South East +48 55 £500 +11.11% 4
Surrey +16 26 £500 -2.43% 2
London -10 20 £500 -9.09% 11
Leatherhead - 19 £500 -
Yorkshire +15 15 £413 +21.32%
Scotland -12 15 £455 +70.17%
Buckinghamshire - 15 £513 -
West Yorkshire +15 13 £413 +21.32%
Leeds +8 13 £413 +21.32%
Milton Keynes - 13 £525 -
Berkshire +5 8 £513 +13.88% 2
Renfrewshire -34 8 £483 +80.46%
Erskine -37 8 £483 +80.46%
North East -53 7 £483 +38.85%
Tyne and Wear -54 7 £483 +38.85%
Newcastle upon Tyne -57 7 £483 +38.85%
Hampshire +10 6 £500 +43.89%
Edinburgh +4 5 £355 -
City of London +33 4 £569 +22.97% 5
North West -7 4 £480 +11.11%
East of England +13 3 £600 - 6
Reading -4 3 £500 +11.11%
West Midlands -18 3 £500 -
South Wales - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £480 -
Wales - 3 - -
South West -2 2 £563 +18.42% 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 -
Newport - 2 - -

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 93 (36.76%) PKI
2 82 (32.41%) Security Cleared
3 70 (27.67%) Java
4 67 (26.48%) Linux
5 65 (25.69%) SC Cleared
6 63 (24.90%) Firewall
7 62 (24.51%) Information Security
7 62 (24.51%) SSL
8 59 (23.32%) Windows
9 56 (22.13%) Active Directory
10 55 (21.74%) CISSP
11 54 (21.34%) Algorithms
12 51 (20.16%) Microsoft
13 45 (17.79%) Cybersecurity
14 44 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (17.39%) Risk Management
15 43 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (16.21%) Finance
17 38 (15.02%) XML
18 36 (14.23%) TCP/IP
19 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
19 35 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
20 34 (13.44%) Network Security
21 33 (13.04%) Internet
22 30 (11.86%) Oracle
22 30 (11.86%) IPsec
22 30 (11.86%) Management Information System
22 30 (11.86%) Information Assurance
23 29 (11.46%) Unix
24 27 (10.67%) ITIL

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 (9.88%) JBoss
2 16 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.93%) Apache
4 11 (4.35%) IIS
5 10 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 10 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.79%) Confluence
7 2 (0.79%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.79%) nginx
8 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) uWSGI
Applications
1 21 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.98%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) GitHub
3 2 (0.79%) IaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.79%) PaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 63 (24.90%) Firewall
2 62 (24.51%) SSL
3 36 (14.23%) TCP/IP
4 34 (13.44%) Network Security
5 33 (13.04%) Internet
6 30 (11.86%) IPsec
7 23 (9.09%) HTTP
8 21 (8.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 20 (7.91%) DNS
10 19 (7.51%) SSH
11 17 (6.72%) LAN
11 17 (6.72%) SMTP
11 17 (6.72%) WAN
12 15 (5.93%) MPLS
13 14 (5.53%) FTP
14 12 (4.74%) DHCP
15 11 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (3.95%) LDAP
16 10 (3.95%) VPN
17 9 (3.56%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.16%) MySQL
3 7 (2.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.37%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.79%) DB2
6 2 (0.79%) GIS
6 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.79%) SQLite
7 1 (0.40%) Big Data
7 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.40%) Infinispan
7 1 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (7.91%) Eclipse
2 18 (7.11%) Maven
3 12 (4.74%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.16%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.58%) IntelliJ
5 4 (1.58%) JUnit
5 4 (1.58%) Subversion
6 3 (1.19%) AppScan
6 3 (1.19%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.79%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.79%) JIRA
7 2 (0.79%) JMeter
8 1 (0.40%) MSI
General
1 41 (16.21%) Finance
2 11 (4.35%) Retail
3 10 (3.95%) Banking
4 8 (3.16%) Legal
5 4 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (19.37%) Architect
2 41 (16.21%) Developer
3 38 (15.02%) Consultant
3 38 (15.02%) Security Architect
4 33 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 28 (11.07%) Security Manager
6 17 (6.72%) Project Manager
6 17 (6.72%) Security Advisor
6 17 (6.72%) Security Engineer
7 15 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.53%) iOS Developer
8 14 (5.53%) Network Engineer
9 13 (5.14%) Security Project Manager
10 11 (4.35%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
11 10 (3.95%) IT Risk Manager
11 10 (3.95%) Risk Manager
12 9 (3.56%) Cloud Architect
12 9 (3.56%) Support Engineer
13 8 (3.16%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (15.02%) XML
2 22 (8.70%) Web Services
3 19 (7.51%) RESTful
4 16 (6.32%) JSON
5 15 (5.93%) JCE
6 12 (4.74%) Core Animation
7 11 (4.35%) Java EE
8 10 (3.95%) Middleware
9 9 (3.56%) 802.1X
9 9 (3.56%) SAML
10 7 (2.77%) REST
11 6 (2.37%) Ajax
12 5 (1.98%) Node.js
13 4 (1.58%) CSS
13 4 (1.58%) HTML
13 4 (1.58%) iOS SDK
13 4 (1.58%) JMS
13 4 (1.58%) LAMP
13 4 (1.58%) OAuth
13 4 (1.58%) SPNEGO
Miscellaneous
1 93 (36.76%) PKI
2 54 (21.34%) Algorithms
3 30 (11.86%) Management Information System
4 25 (9.88%) CESG
5 19 (7.51%) Client/Server
6 13 (5.14%) Data Centre
7 12 (4.74%) Animation
7 12 (4.74%) Data Structures
7 12 (4.74%) iPad
7 12 (4.74%) iPhone
8 9 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.56%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.56%) Smart Meter
9 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.98%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.58%) DataPower
11 4 (1.58%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 67 (26.48%) Linux
2 59 (23.32%) Windows
3 44 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (11.46%) Unix
5 17 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 16 (6.32%) Windows Vista
7 15 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (3.56%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.37%) Android
11 4 (1.58%) Solaris
12 2 (0.79%) AIX
13 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (24.51%) Information Security
2 45 (17.79%) Cybersecurity
3 44 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 43 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (11.86%) Information Assurance
7 27 (10.67%) ITIL
7 27 (10.67%) Security Operations
8 26 (10.28%) Security Architecture
9 23 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 23 (9.09%) TDD
10 22 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (8.30%) Identity Access Management
11 21 (8.30%) Incident Management
11 21 (8.30%) PRINCE2
12 17 (6.72%) Automated Testing
12 17 (6.72%) ISMS
12 17 (6.72%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.72%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 70 (27.67%) Java
2 17 (6.72%) Python
3 12 (4.74%) Perl
4 11 (4.35%) C
5 9 (3.56%) SQL
6 8 (3.16%) C++
7 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.37%) VBScript
8 5 (1.98%) C#
8 5 (1.98%) PHP
8 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.58%) Go
9 4 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.19%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.79%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.79%) Ruby
11 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (32.41%) Security Cleared
2 65 (25.69%) SC Cleared
3 55 (21.74%) CISSP
4 22 (8.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 18 (7.11%) CISM
6 15 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (5.53%) CCNA
7 14 (5.53%) Degree
8 13 (5.14%) CISA
9 12 (4.74%) CEH
10 8 (3.16%) CCNP
11 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
11 5 (1.98%) GCIH
11 5 (1.98%) GIAC
12 4 (1.58%) ISACA
12 4 (1.58%) SANS
13 3 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.19%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.79%) ISSAP
14 2 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.51%) PCI DSS
2 17 (6.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (6.72%) RMADS
3 12 (4.74%) FIPS 140-2
4 6 (2.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.37%) QA
5 5 (1.98%) COBIT
5 5 (1.98%) COSO
6 3 (1.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.40%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.40%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.40%) SEPA
7 1 (0.40%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 56 (22.13%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.53%) Sendmail
3 8 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.37%) Nessus
2 5 (1.98%) Puppet
2 5 (1.98%) yum
3 4 (1.58%) Ansible
4 3 (1.19%) Nmap
4 3 (1.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.86%) Oracle
3 21 (8.30%) Cisco
4 16 (6.32%) Citrix
5 14 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.74%) Apple
7 8 (3.16%) IBM
7 8 (3.16%) VMware
8 7 (2.77%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.98%) F5
10 4 (1.58%) CA
10 4 (1.58%) Cyberoam
10 4 (1.58%) ForgeRock
11 3 (1.19%) BT
11 3 (1.19%) HP
11 3 (1.19%) Qualys
11 3 (1.19%) Symantec
11 3 (1.19%) Veracode
12 2 (0.79%) Juniper
12 2 (0.79%) WorldPay
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