Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 24 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.078% 0.067% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.084% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Reading median daily rate £425 - £450
Berkshire median daily rate £538 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +2.38% +16.67% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1059 1192 1503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.41% 80.05% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 621 929
Reading median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% - -
10th Percentile £271 £225 £240
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 84
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.05 £15.00
90th Percentile £35.48 £50.50 £46.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -17.14% -41.67% +74.83%

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cryptography in Reading

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (100.00%) sed
1 1 (100.00%) VoltDB
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) VoltDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Metering Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Metering Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) AWK
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) sed
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle