The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cryptography (Cryptology)
England / South East
Rank 229 218 246
Rank change year-on-year -11 +28  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 11 47 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.51% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.63% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 39 6
Median daily rate £550 £450 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +28.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £335 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £521 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £348
% change year-on-year +10.00% +43.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 - £52.50

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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6306 7493 7783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.55% 81.26% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 4607 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 268 276
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +19.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in the South East

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cryptography in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cryptography in the South East

Cryptography
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cryptography in the South East

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Buckinghamshire -7 6 £550 -
Hampshire -3 2 £395 +16.17% 2
Middlesex +3 1 - - 1
Surrey -11 1 - - 2
Thames Valley - 1 £570 -
Cryptography
England

Cryptography
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 27 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 26 (66.67%) CISSP
3 21 (53.85%) IPsec
4 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
5 17 (43.59%) RMADS
5 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
5 17 (43.59%) CESG Certified Professional
5 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
5 17 (43.59%) CESG
6 16 (41.03%) Risk Assessment
7 15 (38.46%) Windows
8 14 (35.90%) Internet
8 14 (35.90%) Information Security
8 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
8 14 (35.90%) ISMS
8 14 (35.90%) Information Assurance
9 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
9 13 (33.33%) Wireless
10 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
11 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
12 10 (25.64%) MPLS
12 10 (25.64%) DNS
12 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
12 10 (25.64%) Firewall
12 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (23.08%) Capacity Management
13 9 (23.08%) Computer Security
13 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
13 9 (23.08%) Security Patching

Cryptography
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) IPsec
2 14 (35.90%) Internet
3 13 (33.33%) Wireless
4 10 (25.64%) DNS
4 10 (25.64%) Firewall
4 10 (25.64%) MPLS
5 9 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (17.95%) DHCP
7 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 5 (12.82%) HTTP
8 5 (12.82%) SMTP
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (10.26%) FTP
9 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
9 4 (10.26%) LAN
9 4 (10.26%) SSL
9 4 (10.26%) WAN
10 3 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (7.69%) HSRP
10 3 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AppScan
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Advisor
2 4 (10.26%) Developer
2 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
3 3 (7.69%) CISSP Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) SIEM Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) REST
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 4 (10.26%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (10.26%) JAXB
2 4 (10.26%) JMS
2 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 4 (10.26%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.56%) ActiveX
4 1 (2.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (43.59%) CESG
3 9 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
5 6 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (12.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Vista
4 4 (10.26%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Risk Management
2 16 (41.03%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (35.90%) Information Assurance
3 14 (35.90%) Information Security
3 14 (35.90%) ISMS
4 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (23.08%) Capacity Management
7 9 (23.08%) Change Management
7 9 (23.08%) Computer Security
7 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 9 (23.08%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
7 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 9 (23.08%) Security Patching
8 8 (20.51%) SIEM
9 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
10 6 (15.38%) Security Architecture
10 6 (15.38%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
2 4 (10.26%) Python
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C++
5 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.56%) C#
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) CISSP
2 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (43.59%) CESG Certified Professional
3 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) GCIH
5 6 (15.38%) GIAC
6 4 (10.26%) CEH
7 3 (7.69%) CCNA
7 3 (7.69%) CCNP
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.69%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) RHCSA
8 2 (5.13%) CISM
9 1 (2.56%) CISA
9 1 (2.56%) MCSE
9 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.56%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) RMADS
2 14 (35.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (10.26%) PA-DSS
5 1 (2.56%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (7.69%) WSUS
3 1 (2.56%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Citrix
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Cyberoam
4 3 (7.69%) F5
4 3 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.56%) CA
5 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
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