The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 119 132
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £375 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.04%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £496 £348
% change year-on-year +10.83% +42.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £52.50

Cryptography is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1477 1972 2162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.67% 80.62% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 1036 1108
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 46 53
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £74.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cryptography as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Berkshire

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cryptography in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Berkshire

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CEH
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) QA