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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Discovery
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.57% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-38.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
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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
487 453 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.91% 70.67% 68.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 311 251
Average daily rate £375 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £52.60 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
2 11 (64.71%) Workflow
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
4 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (47.06%) Client/Server
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) QA
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Data Mining

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Data Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
5 2 (11.76%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Enterprise Storage
1 8 (47.06%) Client/Server
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) HP