The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 555 540 516
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 22 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.043% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.058% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
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£263 £550 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.27% +35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £575 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £190 -
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
England -26 21 £263 -52.27% 5
London -1 15 £600 +9.09% 4
City of London +8 2 £388 +44.05% 1
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 25 (35.71%) HP
3 21 (30.00%) Legal
4 20 (28.57%) Information Security
4 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (25.71%) Workflow
6 16 (22.86%) Security Management
6 16 (22.86%) CISSP
6 16 (22.86%) SQL
7 15 (21.43%) CISM
7 15 (21.43%) Information Security Management
8 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (18.57%) Qualys
9 13 (18.57%) ArcSight
10 12 (17.14%) Windows
10 12 (17.14%) Banking
11 10 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 10 (14.29%) ITIL
11 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
12 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.86%) Tivoli
12 9 (12.86%) QA
13 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.43%) IBM
14 7 (10.00%) MS Office
14 7 (10.00%) Statistics
15 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (8.57%) Relational Database

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Solr
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.86%) Lync
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) LDAP
2 2 (2.86%) LAN
2 2 (2.86%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) VPN
2 2 (2.86%) MPLS
2 2 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) SNMP
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) VLAN
3 1 (1.43%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.43%) DNS
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) SAN
3 1 (1.43%) SMTP
3 1 (1.43%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.86%) MS Access
3 2 (2.86%) IDOL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.86%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (44.29%) Finance
2 21 (30.00%) Legal
3 12 (17.14%) Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Billing
5 4 (5.71%) Law
6 2 (2.86%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Security Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Data Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Information Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Data Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Security Specialist
8 2 (2.86%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Data Architect
8 2 (2.86%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.86%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
2 2 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (2.86%) SOAP
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) XHTML
2 2 (2.86%) Ajax
2 2 (2.86%) XMPP
2 2 (2.86%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (2.86%) OOXML
2 2 (2.86%) WCF
2 2 (2.86%) WPF
2 2 (2.86%) WF
2 2 (2.86%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.86%) jQuery
2 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Client/Server
2 7 (10.00%) Statistics
3 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) Information Security
2 18 (25.71%) Workflow
3 16 (22.86%) Security Management
4 15 (21.43%) Information Security Management
5 10 (14.29%) ITIL
5 10 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.14%) Document Management
7 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
7 5 (7.14%) Validation
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) Data Validation
7 5 (7.14%) Analytics
8 4 (5.71%) Data Governance
8 4 (5.71%) Test Strategy
9 3 (4.29%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) Scrum
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
10 2 (2.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 2 (2.86%) VB
2 2 (2.86%) C#
2 2 (2.86%) Java
2 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) CISSP
2 15 (21.43%) CISM
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) CRISC
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.43%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (1.43%) BS7799
2 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.86%) vSphere
4 1 (1.43%) vCloud
4 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.43%) XenServer
4 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) HP
2 20 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (18.57%) Qualys
4 13 (18.57%) ArcSight
5 8 (11.43%) IBM
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle
7 4 (5.71%) Novell
8 2 (2.86%) Nintex
8 2 (2.86%) Citrix
8 2 (2.86%) Reuters
8 2 (2.86%) McAfee
9 1 (1.43%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) GoldenSource
9 1 (1.43%) Brocade
9 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Juniper