Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 798 863
Rank change year-on-year -48 +65 -19
Contract jobs citing Forensic Analysis 18 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.019% 0.019% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.023% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 6
England median daily rate £425 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% +11.45%
10th Percentile £263 £265 £349
90th Percentile £538 £549 £550
UK median daily rate £438 £438 £450
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 81,031 74,676 85,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 85.85% 85.15% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53,880 49,181 57,188
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +0.67% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,236 1,940 2,067
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.86 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.49% +4.67% +13.10%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.40 £11.72
90th Percentile £50.75 £51.25 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year -12.00% +3.79% +12.43%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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
London -34 10 £345 -31.00% 4
South East - 3 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £513 -
North of England - 2 £513 - 2
East of England -5 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Forensic Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 9 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (33.33%) Nessus
4 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (33.33%) Docker
4 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
4 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 5 (27.78%) CHECK Team Member
5 5 (27.78%) CESG
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) CISSP
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 3 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (16.67%) SIEM
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 3 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle

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 2 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
2 2 (11.11%) QlikView
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Private Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Marketing Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CESG
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.56%) Fintech
5 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (22.22%) Information Security
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.11%) Data Science
6 2 (11.11%) Decision Tree
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Support Vector Machines
6 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (22.22%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GCIH
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
4 1 (5.56%) SANS
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (5.56%) NIST 800
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 6 (33.33%) Nessus
2 2 (11.11%) Ambari
3 1 (5.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Google
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) VMware