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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 411 422 420
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£325 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 -
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
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 £325 -
South Croydon - - - -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (40.00%) E-Discovery
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) E-Discovery
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec