The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 June 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.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -29 -  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.099% 1.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Median daily rate £375 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £483 £375
% change year-on-year -6.73% +28.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 826 792 990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.70% 84.53% 81.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 432 517
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 24
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.37 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Buckinghamshire

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Milton Keynes -23 1 £375 -26.82%
Cryptography
South East

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

1 9 (100.00%) CESG
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (88.89%) ISMS
2 8 (88.89%) RMADS
2 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
4 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) SMTP
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 1 (11.11%) NAS
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (11.11%) QA

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) IPsec
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 3 (33.33%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Security Advisor
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (88.89%) ISMS
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 6 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CESG Certified Professional
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) RMADS
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) VMware