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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 147 140 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 -
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
2373 2478 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 77.88% 77.32% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1662 1550
Median daily rate £390 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 111 103
Median hourly rate £36.25 £39.25 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +15.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.63 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -4 1 - - 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security

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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Threat Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GSEC
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (50.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight