The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 67 86
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 30 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.082% 2.36% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 2.80% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 2
Median daily rate £525 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £483 £375
% change year-on-year -4.14% +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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1048 1070 999
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.97% 84.12% 78.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 717 571
Median daily rate £438 £430 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.74% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 23
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cryptography
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Cryptography
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cryptography in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS

Cryptography
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft