The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 56 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.49% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £295 -
% change year-on-year
+69.49% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 456 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 73.19% 71.14% 72.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 273 162
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £10.50 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £31.00 £119.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Discovery across the Birmingham region.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Discovery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Discovery.

1 10 (66.67%) SQL
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (33.33%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 4 (26.67%) Lync
3 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (26.67%) GoldenSource
4 3 (20.00%) Front Office
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Reuters
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) Yahoo!
4 3 (20.00%) LDAP
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (20.00%) Eikon
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) XMPP
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Discovery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Discovery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Lync
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) QlikView
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) GoldenSource
3 3 (20.00%) Reuters
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Yahoo!
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco