The table below looks at the statistics for Digital 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 Digital Forensics over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 414 417 400
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.026% 0.010% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£350 £355 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -29.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £245 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Digital 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
19008 19421 18043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.36% 77.81% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13881 13625 12368
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 238 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

Digital Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Digital Forensics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Digital Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Digital Forensics
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Digital Forensics across the London region.

Digital Forensics Daily Rate Trend in London

Digital Forensics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Digital Forensics across the London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Digital Forensics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Digital 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 Digital Forensics within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 +23 2 £500 +40.84%
South Croydon - - - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics.

1 5 (55.56%) E-Discovery
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) COBIT
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (11.11%) CEH
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Digital 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 Digital Forensics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Forensic Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Conversion
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) AIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Discovery
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
4 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Security
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) E-business
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
2 1 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (11.11%) OSCP
2 1 (11.11%) GIAC
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) COBIT
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) BS7799
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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