The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 631 574 600
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +26
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 11 59 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 15
Median daily rate £430 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £340 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +85.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
43607 44569 42344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.56% 78.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29001 28695 26629
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1203 1227
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing E-Discovery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Discovery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Trend

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

E-Discovery Daily Rate Trend in the UK

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

E-Discovery
Hourly Rate Trend

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

E-Discovery Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

E-Discovery
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -48 11 £430 -4.55% 7
London -29 6 £525 +18.30% 3
Halifax - 4 £430 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £430 -
Yorkshire - 4 £430 -
City of London +23 3 £525 +8.24%
East of England - 1 £130 -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £130 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Legal
2 20 (35.71%) EnCase
3 15 (26.79%) Unix
4 12 (21.43%) Nuix
4 12 (21.43%) Relativity
5 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 11 (19.64%) Information Security
5 11 (19.64%) FTK
6 10 (17.86%) dtSearch
6 10 (17.86%) Case Management
6 10 (17.86%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 10 (17.86%) Recommind
6 10 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (17.86%) Records Management
6 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
6 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Banking
6 10 (17.86%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (16.07%) Office 365
7 9 (16.07%) CISSP
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
7 9 (16.07%) CISM
8 8 (14.29%) Symantec
8 8 (14.29%) Perl
9 7 (12.50%) SQL
9 7 (12.50%) Windows

E-Discovery
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (10.71%) FileNet
3 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Relativity
2 10 (17.86%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
1 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) IDOL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Legal
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 10 (17.86%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Billing
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) E-Discovery Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Architect
4 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Information Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) CISSP Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) EnCase Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) FileNet Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Audit Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Forensic Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Process Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) E-Discovery Specialist
10 1 (1.79%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) RFC 822
2 1 (1.79%) D3.js
2 1 (1.79%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
1 4 (7.14%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CMDB
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Unix
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Information Security
1 11 (19.64%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Case Management
2 10 (17.86%) Computer Forensics
2 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
2 10 (17.86%) Records Management
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
4 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma
4 6 (10.71%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Data Architecture
5 5 (8.93%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
6 4 (7.14%) Analytics
6 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.36%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (5.36%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) Perl
2 7 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) CISM
1 9 (16.07%) CISSP
2 5 (8.93%) Degree
3 3 (5.36%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) COBIT
2 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) NFS
2 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) EnCase
2 11 (19.64%) FTK
3 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Nuix
2 10 (17.86%) dtSearch
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Recommind
3 8 (14.29%) Symantec
4 6 (10.71%) IBM
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 5 (8.93%) Bloomberg
5 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.93%) Reuters
6 2 (3.57%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Novell