Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 816 865
Rank change year-on-year -52 +49 -33
Contract jobs citing EnCase 9 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.026%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.069% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
UK median daily rate £519 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.20% -17.78% -
10th Percentile £447 £293 £413
90th Percentile £731 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - -
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 13,025 9,955 10,517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.88% 10.74% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,719 6,592 6,607
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +6.25% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 234 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.74
90th Percentile £47.35 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.94 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.75% -0.31% -0.15%

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

EnCase
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EnCase over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EnCase in the UK

EnCase
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

EnCase
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 19 April 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 -51 8 £519 +40.20% 14
London -37 6 £556 +50.34% 3
South East - 2 £500 -
UK excluding London - 2 £500 - 12

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 (77.78%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Nessus
2 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 6 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Security
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
5 3 (33.33%) NIST 800
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (33.33%) FTK
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (33.33%) Nmap
5 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
5 3 (33.33%) FISMA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Dutch Language
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) French Language
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) Malware Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Security
4 4 (44.44%) Decision-Making
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (22.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Open Source
6 2 (22.22%) Use Case
7 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CEH
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) GCFA
1 1 (11.11%) GCFE
1 1 (11.11%) GCIH
1 1 (11.11%) OSCP
1 1 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) FISMA
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (33.33%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Nessus
2 3 (33.33%) FTK
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (22.22%) CSIRT
3 2 (22.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) McAfee
2 3 (33.33%) Rapid7
3 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 2 (22.22%) Splunk
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) Qualys
4 1 (11.11%) VMware