Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 473 581
Rank change year-on-year +8 +108 -21
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 158 137 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 93 48
London median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
10th Percentile £439 £354 £351
90th Percentile £775 £670 £625
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +9.59%
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 40,159 38,926 39,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.60% 87.76% 86.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,051 28,032 28,239
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 386 381
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.63 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.17% +8.20%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.46 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -7 35 £650 +18.72% 12
West London -14 7 £475 - 5
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 72 (45.57%) Finance
2 48 (30.38%) OAuth
3 45 (28.48%) Information Security
4 44 (27.85%) Microsoft
5 40 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (24.68%) Banking
7 37 (23.42%) SAML
8 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (22.15%) Network Security
10 32 (20.25%) Security Architecture
10 32 (20.25%) Identity Access Management
11 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
12 27 (17.09%) Firewall
12 27 (17.09%) Python
12 27 (17.09%) DevOps
13 25 (15.82%) Threat Modelling
13 25 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (13.92%) Analytics
15 21 (13.29%) Blockchain
15 21 (13.29%) Risk Management
16 20 (12.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
16 20 (12.66%) OpenID
16 20 (12.66%) Data Protection
17 19 (12.03%) RESTful
18 18 (11.39%) OWASP
18 18 (11.39%) Degree
19 17 (10.76%) CISSP
19 17 (10.76%) Identity Management

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 8 (5.06%) Skype for Business
2 5 (3.16%) Ethereum
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.90%) CMS
3 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) SAP ERP
1 10 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (1.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.59%) Office 365
3 12 (7.59%) SaaS
4 10 (6.33%) IaaS
5 9 (5.70%) PaaS
6 8 (5.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.80%) GitHub
8 5 (3.16%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.53%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.15%) Network Security
2 27 (17.09%) Firewall
3 14 (8.86%) WAN
4 13 (8.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (7.59%) VPN
6 11 (6.96%) DNS
6 11 (6.96%) LAN
7 10 (6.33%) SSL
8 9 (5.70%) Wireless
8 9 (5.70%) WLAN
9 8 (5.06%) Internet
9 8 (5.06%) Skype
10 7 (4.43%) SMTP
11 5 (3.16%) HTTP
11 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.90%) DHCP
12 3 (1.90%) VLAN
12 3 (1.90%) VoIP
13 2 (1.27%) Kerberos
13 2 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.29%) Blockchain
2 11 (6.96%) Big Data
3 10 (6.33%) SAP HANA
4 6 (3.80%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.27%) DB2
7 2 (1.27%) HBase
7 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.27%) Redis
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.63%) DataStage
8 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.63%) OLAP
8 1 (0.63%) ROLAP
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.90%) Jasmine
2 3 (1.90%) Selenium
2 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.27%) GitLab
3 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.27%) Maven
3 2 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.27%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.63%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (0.63%) OllyDbg
General
1 72 (45.57%) Finance
2 39 (24.68%) Banking
3 11 (6.96%) Legal
4 10 (6.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Games
5 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (43.04%) Architect
2 53 (33.54%) Security Architect
3 24 (15.19%) Security Engineer
4 15 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Azure Architect
5 13 (8.23%) Developer
6 11 (6.96%) Cloud Architect
7 10 (6.33%) Identity Management Architect
7 10 (6.33%) Network Security Architect
7 10 (6.33%) TOGAF Architect
8 9 (5.70%) Design Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Developer in Test
9 7 (4.43%) Office 365 Specialist
9 7 (4.43%) Security Analyst
10 6 (3.80%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Information Manager
11 5 (3.16%) IT Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) IT Security Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Blockchain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.38%) OAuth
2 37 (23.42%) SAML
3 20 (12.66%) OpenID
4 19 (12.03%) RESTful
5 10 (6.33%) SailPoint
6 8 (5.06%) Node.js
6 8 (5.06%) Web Services
7 7 (4.43%) OAuth2
7 7 (4.43%) REST
7 7 (4.43%) Smart Contracts
8 5 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.16%) Middleware
9 4 (2.53%) Chai
9 4 (2.53%) CSS
10 3 (1.90%) HTML
10 3 (1.90%) HTML5
10 3 (1.90%) Redux
10 3 (1.90%) Spring
10 3 (1.90%) Truffle
10 3 (1.90%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.99%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.13%) Fintech
3 15 (9.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (8.86%) Cloud Native
4 14 (8.86%) Online Banking
5 11 (6.96%) PKI
6 10 (6.33%) Digital Currency
7 9 (5.70%) Algorithms
7 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.80%) Bitcoin
8 6 (3.80%) Data Structures
9 5 (3.16%) Blog
10 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.27%) Cybercrime
12 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.27%) NHS
12 2 (1.27%) Online Games
12 2 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.13%) Linux
1 16 (10.13%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) Android
2 14 (8.86%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.23%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.59%) Windows 10
4 12 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.59%) Windows 8
5 5 (3.16%) Unix
6 1 (0.63%) HPUX
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) VMS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.48%) Information Security
2 40 (25.32%) Cybersecurity
3 36 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.25%) Identity Access Management
4 32 (20.25%) Security Architecture
5 27 (17.09%) DevOps
6 25 (15.82%) Threat Modelling
7 22 (13.92%) Analytics
8 21 (13.29%) Risk Management
9 20 (12.66%) Data Protection
10 18 (11.39%) OWASP
11 17 (10.76%) Identity Management
11 17 (10.76%) SIEM
12 16 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (9.49%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (9.49%) Software Engineering
14 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
14 14 (8.86%) Validation
15 13 (8.23%) SOA
15 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.09%) Python
2 16 (10.13%) C++
3 15 (9.49%) C
3 15 (9.49%) C#
3 15 (9.49%) Go
3 15 (9.49%) JavaScript
4 13 (8.23%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.59%) Java
5 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 7 (4.43%) ES6
6 7 (4.43%) ES7
7 5 (3.16%) SQL
8 4 (2.53%) Solidity
9 3 (1.90%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.27%) Scala
11 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (11.39%) Degree
2 17 (10.76%) CISSP
3 12 (7.59%) TOGAF Certification
4 11 (6.96%) CISA
4 11 (6.96%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.33%) CISM
6 7 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.53%) ISACA
9 3 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (1.90%) CCSP
9 3 (1.90%) CHFI
9 3 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.27%) HND
10 2 (1.27%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.63%) GIAC
11 1 (0.63%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.63%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (6.33%) COBIT
2 10 (6.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.70%) FedRAMP
3 9 (5.70%) HIPAA
4 5 (3.16%) GDPR
5 4 (2.53%) GCP
6 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.90%) QA
7 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (1.27%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 20 (12.66%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) Docker
3 3 (1.90%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.63%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) CASB
2 10 (6.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 9 (5.70%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (3.16%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.27%) Consul
5 2 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (1.27%) Oozie
5 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.27%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.27%) Terraform
6 1 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (27.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.59%) Cisco
2 12 (7.59%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) Ping Identity
3 10 (6.33%) SAP
4 9 (5.70%) Okta
5 8 (5.06%) VMware
6 4 (2.53%) IBM
7 3 (1.90%) Adobe
7 3 (1.90%) F5
7 3 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.90%) Juniper
7 3 (1.90%) Palo Alto
7 3 (1.90%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.90%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.27%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.27%) HP
8 2 (1.27%) MapR