The table below looks at the statistics for CFCE in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CFCE over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IACIS Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE)
Rank 663 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CFCE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.008% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11871 11091 10725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.24% 19.55% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7464 6267 6098
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £535 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 557 544
Average hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CFCE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CFCE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CFCE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CFCE
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CFCE within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London - 1 £550 -
England - 1 £550 -

CFCE
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CFCE 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 CFCE.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) EnCE
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (100.00%) GCFE
1 3 (100.00%) EnCase

CFCE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CFCE 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 CFCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Incident Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Forensics
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) EnCE
1 3 (100.00%) GCFA
1 3 (100.00%) GCFE
1 3 (100.00%) GIAC
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) EnCase
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk