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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
UK
Rank 579 587 602
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 17 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.045% 0.073% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 7
Median daily rate £375 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.77% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £440 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £683 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £450
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
37444 42299 41509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.58% 82.71% 79.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24822 27641 26311
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 965 1161 1101
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +29 16 £381 -30.81% 15
London -8 15 £381 -30.81% 11
City of London -3 2 £513 -10.86% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £335 -
Scotland - 1 £335 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 18 (39.13%) EnCase
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) Forensic Analysis
4 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.74%) CISSP
5 10 (21.74%) SQL
5 10 (21.74%) Legal
5 10 (21.74%) Migration
6 8 (17.39%) Cisco
6 8 (17.39%) Cellebrite
6 8 (17.39%) Relativity
6 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
7 7 (15.22%) Nuix
7 7 (15.22%) DHCP
7 7 (15.22%) Information Security
8 6 (13.04%) Finance
8 6 (13.04%) Firewall
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
8 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (13.04%) CEH
8 6 (13.04%) Network Design
8 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
8 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
8 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.04%) VPN
8 6 (13.04%) IPv4
8 6 (13.04%) IPv6
8 6 (13.04%) CISA

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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Relativity
2 3 (6.52%) Ringtail
3 2 (4.35%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) IaaS
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.52%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) GitHub
4 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) DHCP
2 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) IPv4
2 6 (13.04%) IPv6
2 6 (13.04%) MRTG
2 6 (13.04%) Network Security
2 6 (13.04%) OSPF
2 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.04%) VPN
2 6 (13.04%) Wireless
2 6 (13.04%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (6.52%) FCoE
4 3 (6.52%) ISDN
4 3 (6.52%) MGCP
4 3 (6.52%) NX-OS
5 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.17%) MS Access
3 1 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (21.74%) Legal
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Advertising
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Data Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Forensic Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) IT Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Network Security Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Security Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
1 2 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Forensic Analysis
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Data Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Information Security
4 6 (13.04%) DDoS Mitigation
4 6 (13.04%) Network Design
4 6 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Digital Forensics
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
8 2 (4.35%) DevOps
8 2 (4.35%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 2 (4.35%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) CISSP
2 6 (13.04%) CEH
2 6 (13.04%) CISA
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CCNP
3 4 (8.70%) CCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.70%) GIAC
3 4 (8.70%) SANS
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
4 3 (6.52%) CCSA
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) EnCase
2 6 (13.04%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) FTK
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Cellebrite
2 8 (17.39%) Cisco
3 7 (15.22%) Nuix
4 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.04%) Infoblox
4 6 (13.04%) Riverbed
5 3 (6.52%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) NetApp
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.17%) Novell
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago