Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FTK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FTK over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 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.

AccessData Forensic Toolkit (FTK)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 469 793 861
Rank change year-on-year +324 +68 -11
Contract jobs citing FTK 13 7 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.059% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £300 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -20.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £283 £303 £475
90th Percentile £315 £563 £525
UK median daily rate £300 £400 £500
% change year-on-year -25.00% -20.00% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.98 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.98 - -

FTK is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4,086 11,948 13,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.96% 14.85% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,636 8,127 8,916
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £294 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 266 376
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.95 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.08% +13.23% +5.71%
10th Percentile £12.85 £12.47 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £54.63 £47.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.60
% change year-on-year +62.79% +15.59% +3.33%

FTK
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FTK as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FTK in England

FTK
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing FTK in England.

Daily rate trend for FTK in England

FTK
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing FTK in England.

Hourly rate trend for FTK in England

FTK
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 FTK within the England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. 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 +235 12 £300 -42.86%
North of England +127 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
FTK
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing FTK 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 FTK.

1 13 (100.00%) Cellebrite
2 12 (92.31%) EnCase
2 12 (92.31%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Internet
3 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (61.54%) BitLocker
5 7 (53.85%) CREST Certified
5 7 (53.85%) Remediation Plan
5 7 (53.85%) CISSP
5 7 (53.85%) CISA
5 7 (53.85%) CISM
5 7 (53.85%) GIAC
6 5 (38.46%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17025
8 3 (23.08%) Nuix
8 3 (23.08%) Law
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Forensics
8 3 (23.08%) QA
8 3 (23.08%) Forensic Analysis
8 3 (23.08%) E-Discovery
8 3 (23.08%) EnCE
9 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
9 2 (15.38%) Validation
10 1 (7.69%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

FTK
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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Internet
General
1 3 (23.08%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Forensic Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Incident Consultant
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Digital Forensics
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (53.85%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (38.46%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (23.08%) E-Discovery
6 3 (23.08%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISA
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
1 7 (53.85%) CREST Certified
1 7 (53.85%) GIAC
2 3 (23.08%) EnCE
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 3 (23.08%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) ISO17020
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) EnCase
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cellebrite
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Nuix
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau