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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 438 449 413
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.004% 0.029%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.005% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £590 £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
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
19792 19510 19407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.69% 82.15% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14234 13880 13516
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 223 232
Median hourly rate £25.69 £22.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.16% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 - 2 £580 - 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) E-Discovery
4 3 (30.00%) SANS
4 3 (30.00%) FTK
4 3 (30.00%) EnCase
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) OWASP
5 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (20.00%) GCIA
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) GIAC
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Relativity
1 1 (10.00%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (10.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) E-Discovery
3 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) OWASP
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 1 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
4 3 (30.00%) SANS
5 2 (20.00%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 2 (20.00%) GCIA
5 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 2 (20.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) CISA
6 1 (10.00%) CISM
6 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (10.00%) EnCE
6 1 (10.00%) GSEC
6 1 (10.00%) OSCP
6 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) EnCase
1 3 (30.00%) FTK
2 2 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Nuix
2 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (10.00%) Cellebrite
2 1 (10.00%) dtSearch
2 1 (10.00%) Infor
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) NetWitness
2 1 (10.00%) Recommind
2 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire