Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Forensic Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Forensic Analysis over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Forensic Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 844 838 848
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 +9
Contract jobs citing Forensic Analysis 9 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.017% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
England median daily rate £425 £513 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +36.67% -13.29%
10th Percentile £281 £350 £294
90th Percentile £508 £591 £460
UK median daily rate £438 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -23.91% +43.75% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
England median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK median hourly rate - - £33.75

Forensic Analysis 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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80,669 78,509 83,982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 86.25% 85.92% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,846 52,524 55,930
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £263
90th Percentile £645 £631 £606
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,159 1,846 2,231
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.82 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.39% +10.31% +3.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.59%

Forensic Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Forensic Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Forensic Analysis in England

Forensic Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Forensic Analysis in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Forensic Analysis in England

Forensic Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Forensic Analysis in England

Forensic Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Forensic Analysis in England

Forensic Analysis
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Forensic Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 4 £400 - 1
London -28 3 £290 -43.41% 8
Midlands -17 2 £450 - 1
West Midlands -17 2 £450 - 1
Forensic Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Forensic Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Forensic Analysis.

1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Social Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) PKI
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (11.11%) Fintech
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) QRadar

Forensic Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Information Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) AIX
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
3 3 (33.33%) Social Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) GCIH
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CSIRT
1 1 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Splunk