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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Forensics
England / London
Rank 402 420 417
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3  
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 4 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.072% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.024% 0.085% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £550 £306 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.59% -41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £175 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £663 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Computer Forensics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16395 18853 17384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.18% 85.15% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11793 13608 12215
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 194 249
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Computer Forensics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 1 £450 -37.93% 1
Computer Forensics
England

Computer Forensics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
2 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) SIEM
5 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
5 5 (45.45%) CREST Certified
5 5 (45.45%) OWASP
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (27.27%) FedRAMP
7 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (27.27%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (27.27%) Data Augmentation
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Flume
7 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
7 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (27.27%) Open Source
7 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch

Computer Forensics
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
1 3 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Mule
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DataStax
1 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
2 2 (18.18%) HBase
2 2 (18.18%) MariaDB
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Hudson
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Ajax
1 3 (27.27%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) JAX-WS
1 3 (27.27%) JMS
1 3 (27.27%) JSP
1 3 (27.27%) Servlets
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
1 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
1 3 (27.27%) Struts
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) CSS3
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (27.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Risk Management
2 8 (72.73%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (63.64%) Information Security
3 7 (63.64%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (54.55%) SIEM
5 5 (45.45%) OWASP
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) Secure Coding
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) Data Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) Data Augmentation
6 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
6 3 (27.27%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) Microservices
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) Open Source
6 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
6 3 (27.27%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) CREST Certified
3 4 (36.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (36.36%) CHECK Team Member
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) FedRAMP
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Flume
2 2 (18.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Kibana
1 3 (27.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Ab Initio
1 3 (27.27%) Cloudera
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
City of London
CPS Group Limited
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