Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 892 836 886
Rank change year-on-year -56 +50 -3
Contract jobs citing EnCase 9 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.016% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.065% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 17
UK median daily rate £500 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -8.89% -
10th Percentile £441 £331 £400
90th Percentile £590 £508 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 £563
% change year-on-year -4.76% -6.67% +45.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 13,790 10,550 12,282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.24% 11.07% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,166 6,969 7,922
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £602 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £388
% change year-on-year +1.37% +8.19% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 233 272
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.78
90th Percentile £49.57 £47.90 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year - -24.73% +15.18%

EnCase
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for EnCase in the UK

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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 20 July 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 4 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 20 July 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 -32 9 £500 +21.95% 4
London -48 7 £538 +33.54% 2
South East -21 2 £500 -4.76%
UK excluding London -41 2 £500 -4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 6 (66.67%) Nessus
1 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
1 6 (66.67%) FTK
2 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (55.56%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
4 3 (33.33%) NIST 800
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (33.33%) FISMA
4 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
4 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 3 (33.33%) COBIT
4 3 (33.33%) Nmap
4 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Unix

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Law
2 2 (22.22%) Military
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
2 4 (44.44%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 3 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
4 2 (22.22%) E-Discovery
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISA
1 1 (11.11%) CISM
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
1 1 (11.11%) GCFA
1 1 (11.11%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) FISMA
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (33.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) FTK
1 6 (66.67%) Nessus
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) McAfee
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 2 (22.22%) Cellebrite
3 1 (11.11%) CA