The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.09 -
Digital Forensics
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
285 423 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.61% 82.46% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 283 226
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% +11.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £20.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%