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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 421 427 426
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.006% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £600 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £425 £650
% change year-on-year
-12.35% -34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
19066 18075 18797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.63% 80.81% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12626 13373
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 259 231
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £82.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Forensics across the London region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +36 1 £725 +52.63%
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 10 (45.45%) Finance
1 10 (45.45%) E-Discovery
1 10 (45.45%) Nuix
1 10 (45.45%) FTK
1 10 (45.45%) EnCase
2 9 (40.91%) Veritas eDiscovery
2 9 (40.91%) Recommind
2 9 (40.91%) Relativity
2 9 (40.91%) dtSearch
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 9 (40.91%) Financial Institution
3 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security
3 8 (36.36%) Legal
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
5 6 (27.27%) CISSP
5 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
5 6 (27.27%) COBIT
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
6 5 (22.73%) Linux
6 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) SIEM
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (13.64%) Cybercrime

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:

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Relativity
1 9 (40.91%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) LDAP
5 1 (4.55%) SNMP
5 1 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Financial Institution
3 8 (36.36%) Legal
4 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Analyst
1 3 (13.64%) Process Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (4.55%) Information Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
1 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Cybercrime
2 3 (13.64%) Data Extraction
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) E-Discovery
2 9 (40.91%) Project Management
3 8 (36.36%) Information Security
4 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
5 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
9 1 (4.55%) Change Control
9 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
9 1 (4.55%) Information Retrieval
9 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (4.55%) Service Management
9 1 (4.55%) Social Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) GCED
2 3 (13.64%) GCIA
2 3 (13.64%) GIAC
3 2 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) CCSP
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) CISM
3 2 (9.09%) CSSLP
3 2 (9.09%) GCIH
3 2 (9.09%) GSEC
3 2 (9.09%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.55%) SANS
4 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) EnCase
1 10 (45.45%) FTK
2 1 (4.55%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Nmap
2 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Nuix
2 9 (40.91%) dtSearch
2 9 (40.91%) Recommind
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
4 1 (4.55%) BT
4 1 (4.55%) CA
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (4.55%) ForgeRock
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
4 1 (4.55%) VMware