Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for EnCase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EnCase over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 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.

Guidance Software EnCase
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 883 856 877
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing EnCase 11 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.078% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +24.84% -15.44%
10th Percentile £344 £288 £333
90th Percentile £525 £588 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £433
% change year-on-year -9.09% +27.17% -17.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

EnCase is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,138 11,333 12,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.76% 11.44% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,505 7,510 7,881
UK median daily rate £488 £465 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% +9.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.64% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 267 280
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £18.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -24.31% +17.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.65 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.63 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year - -35.19% +33.76%

EnCase
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EnCase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EnCase in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EnCase over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EnCase in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for EnCase in the UK

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Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EnCase within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. 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
England -17 10 £500 - 8
London -1 7 £413 +4.43% 3
UK excluding London -36 3 £500 -9.09% 5
South East -11 2 £500 -13.04% 1
East of England -14 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EnCase 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 with a requirement for EnCase.

1 7 (63.64%) FTK
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) EnCE
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) E-Discovery
4 4 (36.36%) Legal
4 4 (36.36%) GCIH
4 4 (36.36%) GREM
5 3 (27.27%) Cellebrite
5 3 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (27.27%) Military
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
6 2 (18.18%) SANS
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 2 (18.18%) Rapid7
6 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
6 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection

EnCase
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
2 3 (27.27%) Military
3 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Forensic Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Forensic Investigator
2 1 (9.09%) Information Officer
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
2 2 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (18.18%) Cybercrime
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) E-Discovery
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (27.27%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Data Privacy
4 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) ISMS
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 5 (45.45%) EnCE
3 4 (36.36%) GCIH
3 4 (36.36%) GREM
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CISA
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CRISC
5 2 (18.18%) GCED
5 2 (18.18%) GSEC
5 2 (18.18%) ISACA
5 2 (18.18%) SANS
6 1 (9.09%) CEH
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) GIAC
6 1 (9.09%) OSCP
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) FTK
2 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (18.18%) Nessus
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Cellebrite
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) Rapid7
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Nuix
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec