Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 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 > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 213 233
Rank change year-on-year +27 +20 -33
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 15 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.26% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
North West median daily rate £475 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £328 £458
90th Percentile £531 £663 £723
England median daily rate £525 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.82% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 - -

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4624 5782 6956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.35% 83.86% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3723 4214
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £586 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 169 284
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -23.00% +64.97%
10th Percentile £11.67 £12.15 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.71 £53.10 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cryptography as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cryptography in the North West

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester +17 6 £481 -12.50%
Cheshire +10 5 £500 -4.76% 1
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Cryptography
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Confluence
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (40.00%) REST
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 5 (33.33%) Gradle
4 5 (33.33%) Android SDK
4 5 (33.33%) Android Development
4 5 (33.33%) Android NDK
4 5 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
4 5 (33.33%) Android
4 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
5 4 (26.67%) API Development
5 4 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (26.67%) OAuth
5 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (46.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Gradle
3 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Android Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Cryptography Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) Android NDK
2 5 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (33.33%) Ionic Framework
3 4 (26.67%) OAuth
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Android Development
1 5 (33.33%) Secure Coding
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) API Development
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) OWASP
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) ISMS
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) C
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) CA
1 1 (6.67%) Gemalto
1 1 (6.67%) IBM