The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cryptography in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cryptography (Cryptology)
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+26.05% -14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £51.50
Cryptography
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
567 503 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.21% 24.14% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 289 202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 61
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -16.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Cryptography
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Cryptography Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cryptography across the West Midlands region.

Cryptography Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography across the West Midlands region.

Cryptography Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cryptography
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) GTK+
2 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) ASN.1
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) X.509
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Radio
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ASN.1
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) X.509
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Radio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared