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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Forensics
Rank - 399 411
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.031% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.039% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £369 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.99 -
Digital Forensics
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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
18011 18102 18653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 79.00% 78.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12843 12763 12895
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 229 282
Average hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £13.30 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.30 £50.00 £56.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) E-Discovery
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Law
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) OSCP
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security

Digital Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (85.71%) E-Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) OSCP