The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 402 410 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.016% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.022% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £515 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.74% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £290 £94
% change year-on-year
- +209.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Computer Forensics
England

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 August 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 - 5 £300 -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) GCIH
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) CGEIT
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) GIAC
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) QA

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Graduate
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (12.50%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) E-Discovery
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) GCIH
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CGEIT
2 1 (12.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec