The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Forensics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Forensics over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Forensics
Rank 638 639 620
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.011% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £550 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Computer Forensics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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
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 7 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
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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
England -24 5 - - 11
London - 3 - - 6
South West +4 1 - - 2
Bristol -3 1 - - 2
City of London - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) CISSP
3 7 (41.18%) GCIA
3 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) CEH
4 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) CISM
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) SIEM
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) GIAC
6 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) GCIH
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) VB
7 3 (17.65%) Unix

Computer Forensics
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Relativity
1 1 (5.88%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) EDRMS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 2 (11.76%) Military
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.88%) French Language
5 1 (5.88%) German Language
5 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Security Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Support Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (11.76%) Cybercrime
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
5 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (11.76%) Computer Security
6 2 (11.76%) E-Discovery
6 2 (11.76%) ISMS
6 2 (11.76%) OWASP
6 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (17.65%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) GCIA
3 6 (35.29%) CEH
3 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) CISM
5 4 (23.53%) GCIH
5 4 (23.53%) GIAC
6 3 (17.65%) SANS
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (11.76%) CISA
7 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
7 2 (11.76%) GSEC
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) OSCP
8 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.88%) ISO27002
2 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (11.76%) EnCase
2 2 (11.76%) FTK
2 2 (11.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.76%) Nuix
3 1 (5.88%) BT
3 1 (5.88%) dtSearch
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) NetWitness
3 1 (5.88%) Recommind
3 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk
3 1 (5.88%) Tripwire
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