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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 586 580 576
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 34 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.057% 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.074% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 1
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£450 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+115.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
44182 41616 38228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.70% 76.15% 74.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28632 25727 23174
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1181 1176 1105
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 7 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 31 July 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 -22 33 £450 +50.00% 22
London +8 30 £444 +7.57% 17
City of London -6 10 £438 +27.27% 1
Birmingham -4 3 £575 +130.00%
West Midlands -4 3 £575 +130.00%
Edinburgh - 1 £500 -
Scotland - 1 £500 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (47.50%) Finance
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) HP
3 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.75%) Legal
5 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
5 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
6 17 (21.25%) Project Management
6 17 (21.25%) Cisco
7 16 (20.00%) Windows
8 15 (18.75%) Citrix
8 15 (18.75%) Juniper
8 15 (18.75%) SAN
9 14 (17.50%) VPN
9 14 (17.50%) ITIL
9 14 (17.50%) LAN
9 14 (17.50%) WAN
9 14 (17.50%) Firewall
9 14 (17.50%) VMware
10 13 (16.25%) Banking
10 13 (16.25%) MPLS
10 13 (16.25%) SMTP
10 13 (16.25%) SNMP
10 13 (16.25%) SSL
10 13 (16.25%) Dell
10 13 (16.25%) CommVault
10 13 (16.25%) NetApp
10 13 (16.25%) vSphere
10 13 (16.25%) Data Analytics
10 13 (16.25%) Analytics

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (8.75%) Lync
4 5 (6.25%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.00%) IIS
6 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
3 9 (11.25%) MS Visio
3 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) SAN
2 14 (17.50%) VPN
2 14 (17.50%) LAN
2 14 (17.50%) WAN
2 14 (17.50%) Firewall
3 13 (16.25%) SMTP
3 13 (16.25%) SNMP
3 13 (16.25%) SSL
3 13 (16.25%) MPLS
4 12 (15.00%) Network Security
5 9 (11.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (10.00%) VLAN
7 7 (8.75%) Unified Communications
8 6 (7.50%) NAS
9 4 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (3.75%) LDAP
11 2 (2.50%) WebEx
12 1 (1.25%) NX-OS
12 1 (1.25%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) Big Data
2 6 (7.50%) IDOL
3 5 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.75%) QlikView
5 2 (2.50%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
General
1 38 (47.50%) Finance
2 23 (28.75%) Legal
3 13 (16.25%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Law
5 3 (3.75%) Front Office
6 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Analyst
2 21 (26.25%) Project Manager
3 16 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Messaging Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Business Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Applications Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) XMPP
3 1 (1.25%) HTML
3 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.00%) PKI
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) SecurID
6 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.25%) Project Management
2 14 (17.50%) ITIL
3 13 (16.25%) Data Analytics
3 13 (16.25%) Analytics
4 10 (12.50%) Information Security
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.00%) Data Architecture
6 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 8 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.00%) Process Management
6 8 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.75%) BCP
7 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
9 5 (6.25%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (1.25%) Python
3 1 (1.25%) C
3 1 (1.25%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) CISSP
1 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (7.50%) CISM
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (5.00%) VCAP
4 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) CCNP
5 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.25%) CCNA
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB
7 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.25%) PMP
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 22 (27.50%) Active Directory
2 13 (16.25%) vSphere
3 8 (10.00%) vCloud
3 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.75%) XenApp
5 4 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (35.00%) HP
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (21.25%) Cisco
4 15 (18.75%) Citrix
4 15 (18.75%) Juniper
5 14 (17.50%) VMware
6 13 (16.25%) NetApp
6 13 (16.25%) CommVault
6 13 (16.25%) Dell
7 11 (13.75%) Symantec
8 9 (11.25%) CheckPoint
8 9 (11.25%) IBM
9 8 (10.00%) Brocade
9 8 (10.00%) F5
10 5 (6.25%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.00%) Reuters
12 3 (3.75%) GoldenSource
12 3 (3.75%) Yahoo!
13 2 (2.50%) Lotus
13 2 (2.50%) Avaya