The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Forensics
Rank 410 383 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.028% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate £388 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18535 16423 20573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.61% 76.02% 73.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13086 11421 13439
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Digital Forensics
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 2 £388 -13.88% 2
Hounslow - - - -
Digital Forensics
England

Digital Forensics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) E-Discovery
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Data Security
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PDA
5 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (70.00%) E-Discovery
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
1 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle