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 24 May 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
24 May 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 £700 £413 -
% change year-on-year
+69.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.99
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
296 275 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.22% 74.73% 80.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 191 179
Median daily rate £413 £370 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 33
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%