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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank - 193 222
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.022% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - -
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
4570 4457 5540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 79.08% 77.34% 78.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3609 3320 4120
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £27.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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