Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 490 499 580
Rank change year-on-year +9 +81 -9
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 138 131 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 96 41
London median daily rate £600 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £450 £394 £344
90th Percentile £778 £690 £625
England median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
London median hourly rate £50.00 £62.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £57.50 -
% change year-on-year -13.04% - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,536 41,287 39,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.58% 88.06% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,222 29,979 28,339
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £644
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 395 418
London median hourly rate £23.07 £22.50 £21.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +3.38% +8.83%
10th Percentile £13.18 £13.31 £12.22
90th Percentile £54.46 £51.20 £50.84
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.84
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.91% +3.80%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cryptography in London

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the London region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Central London +1 28 £650 +19.82% 13
East London -22 2 £525 - 2
West London - 1 £650 - 2
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 45 (32.61%) Network Security
3 42 (30.43%) Information Security
4 39 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
5 34 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (23.91%) OAuth
6 33 (23.91%) Banking
7 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
8 28 (20.29%) SAML
9 27 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
10 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (15.22%) Degree
11 21 (15.22%) Data Protection
11 21 (15.22%) Management Information System
11 21 (15.22%) Firewall
12 20 (14.49%) CISSP
12 20 (14.49%) Python
12 20 (14.49%) Security Architecture
12 20 (14.49%) Threat Modelling
13 19 (13.77%) Blockchain
13 19 (13.77%) DevOps
13 19 (13.77%) OpenID
14 18 (13.04%) C++
14 18 (13.04%) Java
14 18 (13.04%) Active Directory
14 18 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 18 (13.04%) SIEM
15 17 (12.32%) C
15 17 (12.32%) Android
16 16 (11.59%) Amazon AWS

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.62%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.90%) Ethereum
3 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (2.17%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.72%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.42%) SaaS
4 11 (7.97%) IaaS
5 10 (7.25%) PaaS
6 9 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (6.52%) Office 365
7 5 (3.62%) GitHub
7 5 (3.62%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (2.90%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.61%) Network Security
2 21 (15.22%) Firewall
3 14 (10.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (9.42%) LAN
4 13 (9.42%) SSL
4 13 (9.42%) VPN
4 13 (9.42%) WAN
5 10 (7.25%) DNS
5 10 (7.25%) Wireless
5 10 (7.25%) WLAN
6 5 (3.62%) Skype
6 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.90%) SMTP
8 3 (2.17%) HTTP
9 2 (1.45%) DHCP
9 2 (1.45%) FTP
9 2 (1.45%) NAS
9 2 (1.45%) PABX
9 2 (1.45%) SAN
9 2 (1.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) Blockchain
2 6 (4.35%) Big Data
3 5 (3.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.17%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.45%) DB2
6 2 (1.45%) HBase
6 2 (1.45%) Redis
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.72%) DataStage
7 1 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (5.07%) IDA Disassembler
1 7 (5.07%) OllyDbg
2 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.17%) Maven
3 2 (1.45%) GitLab
3 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.45%) JIRA
3 2 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.45%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.72%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (46.38%) Finance
2 33 (23.91%) Banking
3 16 (11.59%) Legal
4 11 (7.97%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Front Office
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Architect
2 44 (31.88%) Security Architect
3 27 (19.57%) Security Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Azure Architect
4 14 (10.14%) Design Engineer
5 8 (5.80%) Analyst
5 8 (5.80%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (5.07%) Network Security Architect
6 7 (5.07%) Security Analyst
6 7 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 5 (3.62%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (3.62%) Developer
8 5 (3.62%) IT Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (3.62%) Office 365 Specialist
8 5 (3.62%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.62%) Security Consultant
9 4 (2.90%) Blockchain Architect
9 4 (2.90%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.91%) OAuth
2 28 (20.29%) SAML
3 19 (13.77%) OpenID
4 8 (5.80%) Web Services
5 7 (5.07%) REST
5 7 (5.07%) Smart Contracts
6 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.62%) RESTful
7 4 (2.90%) CSS
7 4 (2.90%) Middleware
8 3 (2.17%) HTML
8 3 (2.17%) HTML5
8 3 (2.17%) OSGi
8 3 (2.17%) Redux
8 3 (2.17%) SailPoint
8 3 (2.17%) SOAP
8 3 (2.17%) Spring
8 3 (2.17%) Truffle
8 3 (2.17%) Vue.js
9 2 (1.45%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (10.14%) Cloud Native
4 10 (7.25%) Digital Currency
4 10 (7.25%) Fintech
4 10 (7.25%) Online Banking
4 10 (7.25%) PKI
5 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 8 (5.80%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.62%) Bitcoin
7 5 (3.62%) Data Structures
8 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.45%) Blog
10 2 (1.45%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.45%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) iSeries
11 1 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Android
2 13 (9.42%) Linux
3 12 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 12 (8.70%) Windows
4 11 (7.97%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
5 9 (6.52%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.62%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) HPUX
7 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.72%) Solaris
7 1 (0.72%) VMS
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Information Security
2 39 (28.26%) Cybersecurity
3 27 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
4 22 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (15.22%) Data Protection
6 20 (14.49%) Security Architecture
6 20 (14.49%) Threat Modelling
7 19 (13.77%) DevOps
8 18 (13.04%) SIEM
9 16 (11.59%) Analytics
10 15 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (10.14%) Resource Management
11 14 (10.14%) SOA
12 13 (9.42%) DDoS Mitigation
12 13 (9.42%) OWASP
13 12 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
14 11 (7.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 10 (7.25%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.49%) Python
2 18 (13.04%) C++
2 18 (13.04%) Java
3 17 (12.32%) C
4 15 (10.87%) C#
4 15 (10.87%) Go
5 8 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.07%) Assembly Language
7 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.90%) Kotlin
8 4 (2.90%) Solidity
8 4 (2.90%) SQL
9 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
10 2 (1.45%) Scala
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (15.22%) Degree
2 20 (14.49%) CISSP
3 15 (10.87%) CISA
4 14 (10.14%) CISM
5 7 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.17%) CCSP
9 3 (2.17%) CHFI
9 3 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.45%) ISACA
10 2 (1.45%) ISEB
11 1 (0.72%) CEH
11 1 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.72%) GIAC
11 1 (0.72%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.72%) MBCS
11 1 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (9.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.70%) HIPAA
4 10 (7.25%) FedRAMP
5 5 (3.62%) COBIT
6 4 (2.90%) GDPR
7 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.72%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.72%) NIST 800
System Software
1 18 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.07%) Docker
3 1 (0.72%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.72%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.72%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) CASB
2 5 (3.62%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.45%) Consul
4 2 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.45%) Oozie
4 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.45%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.45%) Terraform
5 1 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) Okta
3 7 (5.07%) Cisco
3 7 (5.07%) VMware
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle
5 4 (2.90%) IBM
6 3 (2.17%) Google
6 3 (2.17%) Ping Identity
6 3 (2.17%) SAP
7 2 (1.45%) Citrix
7 2 (1.45%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.45%) Hortonworks
7 2 (1.45%) HP
7 2 (1.45%) MapR
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe
8 1 (0.72%) Apple
8 1 (0.72%) CA
8 1 (0.72%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.72%) Symantec
8 1 (0.72%) Unisys