The table below looks at the statistics for Digital Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank - 203 215
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 -
Digital Forensics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4534 4544 5400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.65% 77.53% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3587 3408 4061
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -40.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Forensics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Digital Forensics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Forensics across the City of London region.

Digital Forensics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London