Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 869 855
Rank change year-on-year -7 -14 +36
Contract jobs citing EnCase 14 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.017% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.092% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 16
UK median daily rate £413 £525 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +41.89% -15.43%
10th Percentile £306 £352 £272
90th Percentile £509 £693 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £365
% change year-on-year - +50.68% -30.48%
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 15,258 12,156 11,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.54% 11.85% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,268 8,241 7,362
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £301 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 281 268
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.58% +3.65%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.08 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.30 £20.73
% change year-on-year +7.38% -21.38% +8.93%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +2 13 £413 -21.43% 11
London +16 12 £413 -5.17% 7
East of England -6 1 - - 2
UK excluding London -34 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) EnCE
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (78.57%) FTK
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (64.29%) E-Discovery
4 8 (57.14%) Cybercrime
4 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (50.00%) GSEC
5 7 (50.00%) CCIE
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) CISA
5 7 (50.00%) CISM
5 7 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 7 (50.00%) Security Management
5 7 (50.00%) SANS
5 7 (50.00%) CRISC
5 7 (50.00%) ISACA
5 7 (50.00%) GCED
5 7 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 6 (42.86%) Legal
7 5 (35.71%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) GCIH
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (35.71%) GREM
8 4 (28.57%) Cyberattack

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
General
1 6 (42.86%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 7 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Forensic Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Cybercrime
2 4 (28.57%) Cyberattack
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Computer Forensics
3 9 (64.29%) E-Discovery
4 8 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 7 (50.00%) Security Management
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (35.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
9 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
9 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
9 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) EnCE
2 7 (50.00%) CCIE
2 7 (50.00%) CISA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CISM
2 7 (50.00%) CRISC
2 7 (50.00%) GCED
2 7 (50.00%) GSEC
2 7 (50.00%) ISACA
2 7 (50.00%) SANS
3 5 (35.71%) GCIH
3 5 (35.71%) GREM
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) GIAC
6 2 (14.29%) OSCP
7 1 (7.14%) MCSA
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) FTK
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Nuix
2 1 (7.14%) Cellebrite
2 1 (7.14%) dtSearch
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec