The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Forensics
Rank - 250 234
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.011% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.015% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £130
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Computer Forensics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Computer Forensics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics across the South East region.

Computer Forensics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire