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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.059% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £525 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 - £425
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 17729 18243 19239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.64% 85.33% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12696 13342 13634
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £628 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 260
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -2.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Forensics in London over the 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 £463 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £650 -
Computer Forensics
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 10 (62.50%) SIEM
3 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (56.25%) Apache Solr
3 9 (56.25%) Refactoring
3 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (50.00%) SDLC
4 8 (50.00%) FedRAMP
4 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (43.75%) REST
5 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
5 7 (43.75%) Cloudera
5 7 (43.75%) Apache Flume
5 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
5 7 (43.75%) JMS
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 7 (43.75%) CISA
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
5 7 (43.75%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (43.75%) Data Augmentation
5 7 (43.75%) logstash
5 7 (43.75%) Kibana

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 9 (56.25%) Apache Solr
1 9 (56.25%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
3 6 (37.50%) Apache
3 6 (37.50%) JBoss
3 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (31.25%) Mule
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (12.50%) CMS
6 2 (12.50%) IBM Domino
6 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 2 (12.50%) S/MIME
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DataStax
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 4 (25.00%) HBase
3 4 (25.00%) Sqoop
4 3 (18.75%) MariaDB
4 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 2 (12.50%) EDRMS
5 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Hudson
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Architect
2 8 (50.00%) Applications Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (43.75%) JMS
1 7 (43.75%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) JAX-WS
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) JSP
2 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 5 (31.25%) Servlets
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
2 5 (31.25%) Struts
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Private Cloud
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) SIEM
2 9 (56.25%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (56.25%) Refactoring
3 8 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) Data Augmentation
4 7 (43.75%) SOA
5 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
5 6 (37.50%) Data Mapping
5 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 6 (37.50%) Microservices
5 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) Front End Development
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) Open Source
7 4 (25.00%) EAI
7 4 (25.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CISA
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CNA
3 4 (25.00%) GCIA
3 4 (25.00%) GCIH
3 4 (25.00%) GIAC
3 4 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (25.00%) Novell Certification
3 4 (25.00%) SANS
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) FedRAMP
1 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Apache Flume
2 4 (25.00%) HDFS
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) Kibana
1 7 (43.75%) logstash
2 2 (12.50%) FTK
2 2 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cloudera
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (25.00%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) Adobe
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
4 2 (12.50%) Nuix
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Symantec