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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Discovery
Rank 562 567 600
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 39 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.021% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 1
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£338 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -

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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 13 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 20 August 2014. 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 +3 38 £338 -15.62% 6
London +33 24 £425 +6.25% 4
West Midlands +1 14 £200 - 2
Birmingham - 14 £200 - 2
City of London +37 7 £344 -31.25%
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
3 18 (30.51%) Banking
4 16 (27.12%) ITIL
5 15 (25.42%) HP
6 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
6 13 (22.03%) MS Office
7 12 (20.34%) Legal
8 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
8 11 (18.64%) Workflow
8 11 (18.64%) Degree
8 11 (18.64%) Tivoli
8 11 (18.64%) Symantec
9 10 (16.95%) Windows
10 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
10 9 (15.25%) Project Management
11 8 (13.56%) Client/Server
11 8 (13.56%) Document Management
11 8 (13.56%) QA
11 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (11.86%) Information Security
12 7 (11.86%) Law
13 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
13 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
13 6 (10.17%) Digital Forensics
14 5 (8.47%) ArcSight
14 5 (8.47%) Lync
14 5 (8.47%) Analytics
14 5 (8.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 5 (8.47%) Penetration Testing

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) Lync
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Office
2 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) LAN
1 3 (5.08%) WAN
1 3 (5.08%) SAN
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) FTP
2 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.39%) IDOL
2 1 (1.69%) Text Mining
2 1 (1.69%) QlikView
2 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Banking
3 12 (20.34%) Legal
4 7 (11.86%) Law
5 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.08%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Business Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Data Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) Consultant
4 6 (10.17%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.17%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.08%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Security Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) IT Risk Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.39%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.56%) Client/Server
2 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.08%) iPhone
4 3 (5.08%) iPad
4 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.39%) PKI
5 2 (3.39%) RMADS
6 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Workflow
3 9 (15.25%) Project Management
4 8 (13.56%) Document Management
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security
6 6 (10.17%) Digital Forensics
7 5 (8.47%) Data Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) Information Security Management
7 5 (8.47%) Security Management
8 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Forensics
9 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.08%) Software Distribution
10 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.39%) SIEM
10 2 (3.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) Python
3 1 (1.69%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) CISSP
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.47%) CISM
3 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) MCDST
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) Basel III
4 1 (1.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Tivoli
2 5 (8.47%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.39%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 23 (38.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) HP
3 11 (18.64%) Symantec
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) Qualys
4 5 (8.47%) ArcSight
4 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
4 5 (8.47%) EMC
5 4 (6.78%) CA
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco
8 1 (1.69%) IBM
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle
8 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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