Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 February 2021 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 148 184
Rank change year-on-year +63 +36 0
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 18 8 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.15% 0.23% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.29% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 1
Median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £375 £429 £588
90th Percentile £627 £650 £613
England median daily rate £461 £550 £513
% change year-on-year -16.23% +7.26% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £51.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,302 2,791 3,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.88% 81.97% 85.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 1,681 2,127
Median daily rate £427 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £172 £210 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 187 180
Median hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57% -43.58%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.89 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.00 £50.58
Median hourly rate £26.27 £21.00 £22.24
% change year-on-year +25.10% -5.56% -1.17%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Cryptography as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the East of England

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cryptography in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Cryptography in the East of England

Cryptography
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cryptography in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cryptography in the East of England

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cryptography in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Cryptography in the East of England

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the East of England region over the 6 months to 27 February 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +44 18 £600 +26.32% 2
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 9 (50.00%) Military
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Use Case
4 5 (27.78%) Google
4 5 (27.78%) Azure
4 5 (27.78%) Docker
5 4 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) OAuth
5 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
5 4 (22.22%) B2B
5 4 (22.22%) B2C
5 4 (22.22%) SAML
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Scala
5 4 (22.22%) GCP
5 4 (22.22%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
5 4 (22.22%) Microservices
5 4 (22.22%) Ping Identity
5 4 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (22.22%) PingFederate
6 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (16.67%) PKI

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (5.56%) Anypoint
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Azure
2 4 (22.22%) GCP
3 1 (5.56%) AWS
3 1 (5.56%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Kerberos
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Log4j
1 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (50.00%) Military
2 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) IAM Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Development Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Access Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cryptography Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management Developer
6 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) OAuth
1 4 (22.22%) OAuth2
1 4 (22.22%) SAML
2 2 (11.11%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Commons
3 1 (5.56%) Guava
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) B2B
2 4 (22.22%) B2C
2 4 (22.22%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (22.22%) Microservices
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) Scala
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Kubernetes
2 4 (22.22%) PingFederate
2 4 (22.22%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Ping Identity
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) MuleSoft