The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 384 405 389
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 24 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.059% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 12
Average daily rate £550 £225 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% -59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £225 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £308 £190
% change year-on-year
+27.15% +61.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
E-Discovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in London

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

E-Discovery Daily Rate Trend in London

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Discovery across the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Histogram in London

E-Discovery
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery across the London region.

E-Discovery Hourly Rate Trend in London

E-Discovery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +38 4 £500 +122.22%
E-Discovery
England

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (47.62%) Legal
2 18 (42.86%) EnCase
3 14 (33.33%) Relativity
4 13 (30.95%) Information Security
5 11 (26.19%) Finance
5 11 (26.19%) Migration
6 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
6 10 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (23.81%) Office 365
7 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (21.43%) Data Architecture
7 9 (21.43%) Records Management
7 9 (21.43%) Nuix
7 9 (21.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
7 9 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
7 9 (21.43%) Project Management
7 9 (21.43%) CISSP
8 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 8 (19.05%) Cisco
8 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
8 8 (19.05%) Firewall
8 8 (19.05%) dtSearch
8 8 (19.05%) FTK
8 8 (19.05%) Recommind
8 8 (19.05%) Analytics
9 7 (16.67%) Case Management
9 7 (16.67%) Workflow
9 7 (16.67%) Network Security
9 7 (16.67%) SQL

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (9.52%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Relativity
2 9 (21.43%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Firewall
1 8 (19.05%) VPN
2 7 (16.67%) Network Security
3 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (14.29%) LAN
3 6 (14.29%) WAN
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) SSL
5 4 (9.52%) IPv4
5 4 (9.52%) IPv6
5 4 (9.52%) MPLS
5 4 (9.52%) MRTG
5 4 (9.52%) NetScaler
5 4 (9.52%) OSPF
5 4 (9.52%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) SMTP
5 4 (9.52%) SNMP
5 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 20 (47.62%) Legal
2 11 (26.19%) Finance
3 8 (19.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.52%) Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) CISSP Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) E-Discovery Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) EnCase Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.14%) E-Discovery Manager
5 3 (7.14%) E-Discovery Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Process Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
2 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Information Security
2 11 (26.19%) Migration
3 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 10 (23.81%) Portfolio Management
4 9 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
4 9 (21.43%) Data Architecture
4 9 (21.43%) Project Management
4 9 (21.43%) Records Management
5 8 (19.05%) Analytics
6 7 (16.67%) Case Management
6 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 7 (16.67%) Workflow
7 6 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
8 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Process Management
8 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) CCNA
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.29%) CISM
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (7.14%) CCSA
4 3 (7.14%) CCSE
4 3 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) GIAC
4 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (4.76%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) COBIT
2 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 4 (9.52%) vCloud
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) vSphere
2 4 (9.52%) XenServer
3 2 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (42.86%) EnCase
2 8 (19.05%) FTK
3 4 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Nuix
2 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) dtSearch
2 8 (19.05%) Recommind
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) 3PAR
4 4 (9.52%) Brocade
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) CommVault
4 4 (9.52%) Dell
4 4 (9.52%) F5
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Infoblox
4 4 (9.52%) Juniper
4 4 (9.52%) NetApp
4 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
4 4 (9.52%) VMware