Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Digital Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Forensics over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Forensics
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 91 -
Contract jobs citing Digital Forensics 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £530 -
North West median daily rate - £530 £500
% change year-on-year - +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £10.47 -

Digital Forensics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,073 1,129 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 86.12% 84.51% 86.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 826 830
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £235
90th Percentile £538 £625 £600
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 34 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.17 £20.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.23% -19.72% +13.35%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.68 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.40 £36.75 £42.48
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £24.22
% change year-on-year -16.67% +11.50% -16.50%

Digital Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Digital Forensics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Forensics in Cheshire