The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank - 154 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £600 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2221 2578 2508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.52% 80.76% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1797 1698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 107 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £23.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Computer Forensics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Computer Forensics
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GCIA
1 1 (100.00%) GSEC
1 1 (100.00%) SANS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight