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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 395 414 402
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 16 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.012% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £513 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% -18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 -
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (45.83%) Information Security
2 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 9 (37.50%) Nuix
3 9 (37.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 9 (37.50%) Relativity
4 8 (33.33%) dtSearch
4 8 (33.33%) FTK
4 8 (33.33%) EnCase
4 8 (33.33%) Recommind
4 8 (33.33%) CISSP
4 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 8 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
6 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 6 (25.00%) Legal
6 6 (25.00%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) COBIT
7 5 (20.83%) JNCIA
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.83%) SailPoint
7 5 (20.83%) Analytics
7 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
7 5 (20.83%) Cyber-Ark
7 5 (20.83%) ForgeRock

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Relativity
1 9 (37.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) SNMP
3 4 (16.67%) SSH
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) DNS
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
5 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) EDRMS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
1 8 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Web Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Process Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) E-Discovery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Forensic Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Forensic Investigator
4 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Middleware
1 5 (20.83%) SailPoint
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Cybercrime
3 2 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) E-Discovery
3 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 5 (20.83%) Analytics
6 5 (20.83%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (16.67%) Workflow
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
8 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 2 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
10 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.17%) Coaching
10 1 (4.17%) Information Management
10 1 (4.17%) Information Retrieval
10 1 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Threat Analysis
10 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Python
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 5 (20.83%) CCSA
3 5 (20.83%) CISM
3 5 (20.83%) JNCIA
4 3 (12.50%) GCED
4 3 (12.50%) GSEC
5 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (8.33%) CCSP
5 2 (8.33%) CSSLP
5 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (8.33%) GCIA
5 2 (8.33%) GIAC
5 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) GCIH
6 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.17%) PMP
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) EnCase
1 8 (33.33%) FTK
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Nessus
3 1 (4.17%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Nuix
2 8 (33.33%) dtSearch
2 8 (33.33%) Recommind
3 5 (20.83%) CA
3 5 (20.83%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (20.83%) ForgeRock
3 5 (20.83%) IBM
3 5 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) ServiceNow
3 5 (20.83%) Symantec
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) ArcSight