Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Computer Forensics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Forensics over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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.

Computer Forensics
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 611 602 608
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 21 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.036% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 8
London median daily rate £565 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.62% -4.55% +69.23%
10th Percentile £308 £380 £451
90th Percentile £825 £633 £576
England median daily rate £525 £525 £520
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Computer 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40583 38438 39314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.96% 86.23% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29509 27575 28097
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £642 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 398 474
London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.15 £50.84 £50.69
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Computer Forensics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Forensics in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Computer Forensics in London

Computer Forensics
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Central London -8 7 £320 -39.10% 1
East London - 2 £650 -
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 8 (38.10%) E-Discovery
4 7 (33.33%) Network Security
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (28.57%) Computer Security
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (23.81%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (23.81%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (23.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
6 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) Legal
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Law
7 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification

Computer Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Solr
3 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Domino
4 2 (9.52%) JBoss
4 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
4 2 (9.52%) Mule
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Network Security
1 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) LDAP
4 2 (9.52%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DataStax
1 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) EDRMS
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Hudson
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Law
3 3 (14.29%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Development Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Development Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Forensic Investigator
5 1 (4.76%) Malware Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (4.76%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) REST
2 3 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (14.29%) JMS
3 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Lucene
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (4.76%) Ajax
4 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (9.52%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 10 (47.62%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (38.10%) E-Discovery
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 5 (23.81%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (23.81%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
5 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (19.05%) Network Design
6 4 (19.05%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) SOA
6 4 (19.05%) Threat Detection
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (14.29%) Data Augmentation
7 3 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) Python
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) GCIA
3 4 (19.05%) GCIH
3 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 4 (19.05%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (19.05%) Novell Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SANS
4 3 (14.29%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.76%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) FedRAMP
1 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (19.05%) CSIRT
3 3 (14.29%) EnCase
3 3 (14.29%) Kibana
3 3 (14.29%) logstash
3 3 (14.29%) QRadar
4 2 (9.52%) FTK
5 1 (4.76%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 3 (14.29%) Cloudera
1 3 (14.29%) Nuix
1 3 (14.29%) Splunk
1 3 (14.29%) Sun
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) AlienVault
3 1 (4.76%) Cellebrite
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft