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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Forensics
Rank - - 207
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
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
London

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
2990 4471 4717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.39% 82.20% 79.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2401 3529 3501
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 42 47
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.63 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.01 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Digital Forensics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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