The table below looks at the statistics for CHFI in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CHFI over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
Rank 610 570 564
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -6
Contract jobs citing CHFI 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.010% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.017% 0.057% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 15
Average daily rate
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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
11682 8835 9943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.00% 17.12% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6579 5027 5190
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £548 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 518 377 577
Average hourly rate £19.91 £18.37 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -18.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

CHFI
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CHFI Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CHFI
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CHFI within the UK.

CHFI Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CHFI
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CHFI within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 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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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
England -34 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1

CHFI
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CHFI 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 CHFI.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security

CHFI
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CHFI 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 CHFI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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