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 30 July 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
30 Jul 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 - £36.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
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
305 407 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.20% 80.59% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 297 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £15.77 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%