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 3 months to 23 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)
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 355 405 398
Rank change year-on-year +50 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 67 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 15
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £565
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17919 18449 19236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.65% 85.29% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12848 13494 13624
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 158 261
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
City of London +3 9 £548 -3.73% 1
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 36 (34.62%) Linux
1 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (23.08%) Git (software)
5 24 (23.08%) Puppet
5 24 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (22.12%) TDD
7 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
7 22 (21.15%) Degree
7 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (21.15%) Network Security
7 22 (21.15%) Finance
7 22 (21.15%) Web Services
7 22 (21.15%) Node.js
8 21 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
8 21 (20.19%) CISSP
8 21 (20.19%) RESTful
9 20 (19.23%) Risk Management
10 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
10 18 (17.31%) Information Security
10 18 (17.31%) CSS
11 17 (16.35%) HTML
11 17 (16.35%) PKI
11 17 (16.35%) Security Monitoring
12 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 16 (15.38%) Security Operations
12 16 (15.38%) Security Testing

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 11 (10.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) Apache
2 4 (3.85%) CMS
2 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.85%) Ethereum
2 4 (3.85%) JBoss
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.88%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.92%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.15%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.46%) IaaS
3 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.54%) PaaS
4 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.15%) Network Security
2 16 (15.38%) Firewall
3 12 (11.54%) HTTP
3 12 (11.54%) SSL
4 9 (8.65%) SSH
5 8 (7.69%) VPN
6 6 (5.77%) DNS
6 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.85%) tcpdump
7 4 (3.85%) Wireshark
8 3 (2.88%) SNMP
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.92%) DSL
9 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
9 2 (1.92%) Internet
9 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.92%) IPsec
9 2 (1.92%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 2 (1.92%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) Blockchain
2 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.69%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Subversion
3 10 (9.62%) Maven
4 8 (7.69%) Bitbucket
5 5 (4.81%) Gradle
5 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.81%) JUnit
5 5 (4.81%) Mockito
5 5 (4.81%) Xcode
6 4 (3.85%) Ant
7 3 (2.88%) AppScan
7 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.96%) gulp
8 1 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Back Office
3 2 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (0.96%) Billing
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Consultant
3 17 (16.35%) Security Consultant
4 14 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Analyst
5 11 (10.58%) Java Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (5.77%) iOS Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Java Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.77%) UI Developer
7 6 (5.77%) UI/UX Developer
7 6 (5.77%) UX Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Engineering Specialist
8 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Architect
9 4 (3.85%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.15%) Node.js
1 22 (21.15%) Web Services
2 21 (20.19%) RESTful
3 18 (17.31%) CSS
4 17 (16.35%) HTML
5 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 10 (9.62%) JSON
6 10 (9.62%) React
6 10 (9.62%) Spring
7 8 (7.69%) J2EE
8 7 (6.73%) HTML5
8 7 (6.73%) Middleware
8 7 (6.73%) XML
9 6 (5.77%) REST
10 5 (4.81%) Cocoa
10 5 (4.81%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (4.81%) Core Animation
10 5 (4.81%) Core Data
11 4 (3.85%) SAML
11 4 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) PKI
2 15 (14.42%) Computer Science
3 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.69%) User Experience
5 7 (6.73%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.81%) Animation
6 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.88%) BYOD
7 3 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.88%) DataPower
7 3 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.88%) Fintech
7 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.92%) Internet of Things
8 2 (1.92%) NHS
9 1 (0.96%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.62%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) Unix
3 9 (8.65%) Windows
4 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Android
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.96%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (25.96%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (22.12%) TDD
5 22 (21.15%) Software Engineering
6 21 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (19.23%) Risk Management
8 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
8 18 (17.31%) Information Security
9 17 (16.35%) Security Monitoring
10 16 (15.38%) Security Operations
10 16 (15.38%) Security Testing
11 12 (11.54%) DevOps
12 11 (10.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (9.62%) Security Architecture
14 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.69%) Benchmarking
15 8 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
15 8 (7.69%) OWASP
15 8 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (30.77%) Java
2 21 (20.19%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.62%) Ruby
4 9 (8.65%) C#
4 9 (8.65%) Python
5 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.69%) C++
6 6 (5.77%) Apple Swift
6 6 (5.77%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.81%) C
7 5 (4.81%) Scala
8 4 (3.85%) Go
8 4 (3.85%) Perl
8 4 (3.85%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.88%) SQL
10 2 (1.92%) C-shell
10 2 (1.92%) Korn
10 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.96%) ES6
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 21 (20.19%) CISSP
3 16 (15.38%) CISM
4 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.65%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (7.69%) CEH
7 6 (5.77%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (5.77%) CISA
7 6 (5.77%) ISACA
7 6 (5.77%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (5.77%) ISSMP
7 6 (5.77%) MBCS
7 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.85%) CLAS
8 4 (3.85%) Master's Degree
9 3 (2.88%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.88%) OSCP
10 2 (1.92%) GIAC
10 2 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.77%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 3 (2.88%) JSP 440
3 3 (2.88%) RMADS
4 2 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.96%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.96%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (6.73%) Docker
2 5 (4.81%) OpenSSH
3 2 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.96%) Firmware
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (23.08%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) Ansible
3 6 (5.77%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (3.85%) Graphite
4 4 (3.85%) Icinga
4 4 (3.85%) Mesos
4 4 (3.85%) Nagios
4 4 (3.85%) Salt
4 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.88%) HP Fortify
6 2 (1.92%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) IBM
2 7 (6.73%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) Splunk
4 5 (4.81%) Apple
4 5 (4.81%) IBM Sterling
5 4 (3.85%) Dynatrace
5 4 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.88%) Adobe
6 3 (2.88%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.92%) McAfee
7 2 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.92%) Qualys
7 2 (1.92%) Sophos
8 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec
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