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 29 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.

Cryptography (Cryptology)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 74 88
Rank change year-on-year -22 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cryptography 1 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.084% 1.84% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 2.24% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 1
Median daily rate - £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
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 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 975 1071 1164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.07% 82.32% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 705 650
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 79 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.88% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £52.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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

Cryptography
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cryptography within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 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
Staines - 1 - -
Cryptography
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cryptography.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) XML
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTPS
1 4 (80.00%) JAXB
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (80.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (80.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) HTTPS
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Cryptography Consultant
4 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (80.00%) JAXB
1 4 (80.00%) JMS
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
1 4 (80.00%) REST
1 4 (80.00%) SOAP
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (80.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PA-DSS
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware