Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Cryptography skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cryptography over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 96 105
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +8
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.054% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Bristol median daily rate - £558 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.99% -
South West median daily rate £650 £558 £473
% change year-on-year +16.59% +17.99% +24.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 -

Cryptography is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,483 1,322 1,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.90% 82.32% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 919 1,058
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -5.30%
10th Percentile £268 £250 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 50
Bristol median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.00% -24.24% -16.98%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £47.25 £48.75 £52.28
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25% +31.15%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Bristol

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cryptography also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CLAS
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys