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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank 418 417 423
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.021% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.005% 0.026% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
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£550 £325 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -36.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £290
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Computer Forensics
England

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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Forensics.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
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