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 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 - - 204
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 - £36.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +24.18%
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
2887 4788 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.90% 81.02% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2358 3789 3501
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £323 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 49
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.52% -1.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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