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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 262 - 224
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% - 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.014% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Computer 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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7215 6120 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.97% 71.35% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3284 2885
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 235 363
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Snort
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft