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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
South West / Bristol
Rank - 69 71
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £473 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £348
% change year-on-year +10.00% +43.67%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 656 742 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.71% 81.99% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 533 477
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Qualys
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) RMADS
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Cryptography
Top Related 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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Threat Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys