The first table below looks at the demand for Computer Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Forensics
Rank 599 540 583
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +43
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.009% 0.034% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £625 £450 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £380 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £650 £500 £241
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +107.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42143 35232 42089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.32% 72.51% 69.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26130 21023 24016
Average daily rate £400 £405 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1087 1432
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Forensics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Computer Forensics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Forensics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Forensics within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Computer Forensics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Computer Forensics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Forensics within the UK.

Computer Forensics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 4 £625 +38.88% 7
South East -12 2 £650 - 1
London -40 2 £494 +12.85% 5
Berkshire - 2 £650 -
City of London -12 1 £388 -13.88% 2
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Hounslow - - - -

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) GCIH
3 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
3 3 (27.27%) LogLogic
3 3 (27.27%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) CGEIT
3 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 3 (27.27%) Snort
3 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Military
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) PMP

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Military
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
1 3 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Use Case
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Forensics
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 3 (27.27%) GCIH
3 3 (27.27%) CGEIT
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) PMP
5 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec
1 3 (27.27%) ArcSight
1 3 (27.27%) LogLogic
1 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
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