Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 July 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 227 295
Rank change year-on-year -1 +68 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 13 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.17% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 5
City of London median daily rate £525 £538 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +16.22% +39.62%
10th Percentile £408 £494 £336
90th Percentile £638 £618 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £463
% change year-on-year - +13.51% +37.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5661 5912 9319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 87.63% 86.70% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4366 4789 7293
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £319 £313 £285
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 92
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -6.54% -1.61%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.25 £10.82
90th Percentile £29.77 £47.85 £53.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% -

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the City of London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in the City of London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cryptography in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (46.15%) Security Auditing
2 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
2 6 (46.15%) MBCS
2 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) ISACA
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) CLAS
5 3 (23.08%) React
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (23.08%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) RMADS
5 3 (23.08%) Node.js
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) HTTP
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Ethereum
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (7.69%) SSH
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
2 1 (7.69%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) gulp
1 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) CLAS Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) Junior
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) CSS
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) React
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSL
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) CESG
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (46.15%) Information Assurance
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Security Architecture
2 6 (46.15%) Security Auditing
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptocurrency
6 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C-shell
3 1 (7.69%) Korn
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) ISACA
2 6 (46.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
2 6 (46.15%) MBCS
3 4 (30.77%) CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CREST Certified
4 1 (7.69%) GIAC
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM