The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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 > South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 263 264
Contract jobs citing Computer Forensics 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median daily rate - - £350
England median daily rate £500 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6409 7312 7631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.00% 82.07% 80.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14382 16214 15490
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 806 614
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £58.00 £55.00 £47.82
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Computer Forensics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Computer Forensics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Forensics in the South East

Computer Forensics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Forensics in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Computer Forensics.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System

Computer Forensics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System