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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 630 572 591
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +19
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 21 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.096% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.048% 0.12% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 11
Median daily rate £450 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £340 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £500 £295
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +69.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
43851 42877 41677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 79.19% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29046 27097 26309
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 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1017 1228 1245
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £28.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 7 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 24 May 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 -38 21 £450 -10.00% 13
London -31 17 £475 -6.86% 9
City of London +28 5 £475 -8.65%
Halifax - 4 £430 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £430 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £430 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £120 - 1

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) Legal
2 20 (37.74%) EnCase
3 15 (28.30%) Unix
4 12 (22.64%) Migration
4 12 (22.64%) Nuix
5 11 (20.75%) FTK
6 10 (18.87%) Recommind
6 10 (18.87%) Relativity
6 10 (18.87%) dtSearch
6 10 (18.87%) Case Management
6 10 (18.87%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 10 (18.87%) Records Management
6 10 (18.87%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (18.87%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (18.87%) Office 365
6 10 (18.87%) Computer Forensics
6 10 (18.87%) Data Migration
6 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
6 10 (18.87%) Information Security
6 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
7 9 (16.98%) CISSP
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Banking
7 9 (16.98%) CISM
8 8 (15.09%) Symantec
9 6 (11.32%) Six Sigma
9 6 (11.32%) Python
9 6 (11.32%) IBM

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 (18.87%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (11.32%) FileNet
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Relativity
1 10 (18.87%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) IDOL
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 20 (37.74%) Legal
3 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
4 9 (16.98%) Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) E-Discovery Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Architect
4 10 (18.87%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.98%) Information Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Security Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) CISSP Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) EnCase Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) FileNet Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Audit Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Forensic Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.66%) Process Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) E-Discovery Specialist
11 1 (1.89%) Change Project Manager
11 1 (1.89%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) RFC 822
2 1 (1.89%) D3.js
2 1 (1.89%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
1 4 (7.55%) Reference Data
2 3 (5.66%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Migration
2 10 (18.87%) Case Management
2 10 (18.87%) Computer Forensics
2 10 (18.87%) Data Migration
2 10 (18.87%) Information Security
2 10 (18.87%) Portfolio Management
2 10 (18.87%) Records Management
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Six Sigma
5 5 (9.43%) Data Architecture
5 5 (9.43%) Service Management
5 5 (9.43%) Workflow
6 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.55%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.66%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) Data Management
8 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) Perl
1 6 (11.32%) Python
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) Ruby
2 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) CISM
1 9 (16.98%) CISSP
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) COBIT
2 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) NFS
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (37.74%) EnCase
2 11 (20.75%) FTK
3 1 (1.89%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Nuix
2 10 (18.87%) dtSearch
2 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Recommind
3 8 (15.09%) Symantec
4 6 (11.32%) IBM
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
4 6 (11.32%) VMware
5 5 (9.43%) Bloomberg
5 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.43%) Reuters
6 1 (1.89%) HP
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 18 days ago