The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Forensics
England / London
Rank 401 384 407
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.068% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.018% 0.081% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £525 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16371 17297 17227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.50% 84.27% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 12226 12480
Median daily rate £498 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 207 195
Median hourly rate £32.00 £25.94 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.36% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Forensics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Trend in London

Computer Forensics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region.

Computer Forensics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Computer Forensics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £525 - 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
4 5 (45.45%) CREST Certified
4 5 (45.45%) OWASP
5 4 (36.36%) SIEM
5 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (36.36%) CHECK Team Member
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (36.36%) Legal
5 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) CISSP
6 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) FTK
7 2 (18.18%) EnCase
7 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (18.18%) IaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) SaaS
7 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Information Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) OWASP
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
5 4 (36.36%) SIEM
6 2 (18.18%) Cyber Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) E-Discovery
6 2 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (18.18%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
7 1 (9.09%) Data Privacy
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) CREST Certified
3 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (36.36%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CEH
6 1 (9.09%) EnCE
6 1 (9.09%) GCIH
6 1 (9.09%) GIAC
6 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) EnCase
1 2 (18.18%) FTK
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cellebrite
2 1 (9.09%) Infor
2 1 (9.09%) Nuix