Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 528 532 540
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 98 99 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 78 47
London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £450 £406 £248
90th Percentile £674 £700 £630
England median daily rate £525 £544 £500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £62.50 -
England median hourly rate - £57.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year - +24.32% -

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 38,942 41,214 35,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.34% 87.78% 86.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,812 30,022 25,884
London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 477 438
London median hourly rate £25.25 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.78% -8.00% +28.30%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.65 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.89 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.08 £24.09 £24.44
% change year-on-year -0.04% -1.43% +6.26%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +8 18 £575 +5.99% 9
East London -36 5 £450 -21.74%
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 34 (34.69%) Network Security
3 30 (30.61%) Information Security
4 28 (28.57%) Java
4 28 (28.57%) OAuth
5 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (20.41%) OpenID
7 20 (20.41%) Firewall
7 20 (20.41%) Python
8 19 (19.39%) SAML
8 19 (19.39%) Banking
9 18 (18.37%) SIEM
9 18 (18.37%) Threat Modelling
10 17 (17.35%) Identity Access Management
10 17 (17.35%) DevOps
10 17 (17.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (15.31%) SSL
11 15 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (15.31%) HIPAA
12 14 (14.29%) Security Architecture
12 14 (14.29%) HTTP
12 14 (14.29%) LAN
12 14 (14.29%) WAN
13 13 (13.27%) VPN
13 13 (13.27%) Legal
13 13 (13.27%) Bash Shell
13 13 (13.27%) Analytics
13 13 (13.27%) OWASP
13 13 (13.27%) Intrusion Detection

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 4 (4.08%) Ethereum
1 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Hyperledger
3 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) R3 Corda
2 1 (1.02%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.24%) SaaS
3 9 (9.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (9.18%) IaaS
3 9 (9.18%) PaaS
4 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (4.08%) Office 365
7 3 (3.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (34.69%) Network Security
2 20 (20.41%) Firewall
3 15 (15.31%) SSL
4 14 (14.29%) HTTP
4 14 (14.29%) LAN
4 14 (14.29%) WAN
5 13 (13.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (13.27%) VPN
6 9 (9.18%) Wireless
6 9 (9.18%) WLAN
7 8 (8.16%) DNS
8 6 (6.12%) DHCP
8 6 (6.12%) FTP
9 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.06%) TACACS
10 2 (2.04%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.04%) IPFS
10 2 (2.04%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 2 (2.04%) Skype
10 2 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) Blockchain
2 8 (8.16%) Big Data
2 8 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.14%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (7.14%) OllyDbg
3 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) Maven
4 2 (2.04%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.04%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.02%) CMake
General
1 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Banking
3 13 (13.27%) Legal
4 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Automotive
5 1 (1.02%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Security Engineer
2 17 (17.35%) Architect
3 16 (16.33%) Security Architect
4 15 (15.31%) Developer
5 11 (11.22%) Design Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Azure Architect
7 9 (9.18%) Applications Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Python Developer
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Blockchain Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Ethical Hacker
10 4 (4.08%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Senior Project Manager
11 3 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.57%) OAuth
2 20 (20.41%) OpenID
3 19 (19.39%) SAML
4 9 (9.18%) RESTful
5 8 (8.16%) .NET
5 8 (8.16%) JSON
5 8 (8.16%) Web Services
6 7 (7.14%) Flask
6 7 (7.14%) OAuth2
7 6 (6.12%) Node.js
7 6 (6.12%) REST
8 5 (5.10%) SOAP
9 3 (3.06%) Middleware
9 3 (3.06%) OSGi
9 3 (3.06%) Spring
9 3 (3.06%) Spring Boot
10 2 (2.04%) Smart Contracts
11 1 (1.02%) Akka
11 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.02%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 12 (12.24%) Fintech
1 12 (12.24%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.18%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.10%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) PKI
4 4 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.06%) Bitcoin
5 3 (3.06%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.06%) RSA SecurID
5 3 (3.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Android
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.10%) Windows
5 2 (2.04%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.61%) Information Security
2 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.37%) SIEM
3 18 (18.37%) Threat Modelling
4 17 (17.35%) DevOps
4 17 (17.35%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (15.31%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 13 (13.27%) Analytics
7 13 (13.27%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (13.27%) OWASP
8 12 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (12.24%) Data Protection
8 12 (12.24%) DDoS Mitigation
8 12 (12.24%) SOA
9 11 (11.22%) Resource Management
10 9 (9.18%) Business Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) Reverse Engineering
10 9 (9.18%) Server Virtualisation
10 9 (9.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) Java
2 20 (20.41%) Python
3 13 (13.27%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.22%) SQL
5 8 (8.16%) C++
6 7 (7.14%) Assembly Language
6 7 (7.14%) C
7 6 (6.12%) Perl
7 6 (6.12%) Ruby
7 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.10%) C#
8 5 (5.10%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.04%) Solidity
12 1 (1.02%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.02%) Go
12 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.02%) PHP
12 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) CISSP
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) CISA
3 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) CISM
5 4 (4.08%) SANS
6 3 (3.06%) CEH
7 2 (2.04%) ISEB
8 1 (1.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (1.02%) CCSP
8 1 (1.02%) CHFI
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.02%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 15 (15.31%) HIPAA
3 9 (9.18%) FedRAMP
3 9 (9.18%) GDPR
3 9 (9.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.04%) COBIT
4 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) CASB
2 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.04%) Terraform
4 1 (1.02%) Ansible
4 1 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) Okta
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco
3 4 (4.08%) Google
3 4 (4.08%) MuleSoft
4 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.06%) Juniper
5 2 (2.04%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe
6 1 (1.02%) Apple
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix
6 1 (1.02%) HP
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore