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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 566 580 547
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 46 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.035% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 4
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£520 £550 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +105.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £269 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
42640 40307 34513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.39% 74.95% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 26680 25279 20562
Average daily rate £413 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1247 1176 1030
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.99 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.03% -9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 9 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 6 May 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 +15 46 £520 -5.45% 8
London +12 33 £575 +4.54% 5
Birmingham - 12 £500 -
West Midlands - 12 £500 -
City of London +26 8 £575 +3.60%
Docklands, London 0 2 £600 +9.09%
South West - 1 £475 -
Swindon - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £475 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 37 (56.92%) Finance
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 23 (35.38%) HP
4 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
5 19 (29.23%) Legal
6 16 (24.62%) Windows
6 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.08%) Project Management
8 14 (21.54%) Analytics
9 13 (20.00%) IBM
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco
11 11 (16.92%) Citrix
11 11 (16.92%) Juniper
11 11 (16.92%) SAN
11 11 (16.92%) ITIL
11 11 (16.92%) VMware
12 10 (15.38%) Firewall
12 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 10 (15.38%) SNMP
12 10 (15.38%) VPN
12 10 (15.38%) SSL
12 10 (15.38%) Dell
12 10 (15.38%) LAN
12 10 (15.38%) WAN
12 10 (15.38%) SMTP
12 10 (15.38%) CommVault
12 10 (15.38%) NetApp
12 10 (15.38%) Symantec
12 10 (15.38%) MPLS

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.23%) Lync
5 5 (7.69%) IIS
6 4 (6.15%) Apache Solr
7 2 (3.08%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (3.08%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.54%) Apache
8 1 (1.54%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.31%) MS Office
3 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
3 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) SaaS
1 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) SAN
2 10 (15.38%) MPLS
2 10 (15.38%) Firewall
2 10 (15.38%) LAN
2 10 (15.38%) WAN
2 10 (15.38%) SMTP
2 10 (15.38%) SNMP
2 10 (15.38%) VPN
2 10 (15.38%) SSL
3 9 (13.85%) Network Security
4 7 (10.77%) NetScaler
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (10.77%) VLAN
5 6 (9.23%) LDAP
6 4 (6.15%) NAS
6 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.62%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.54%) WebEx
8 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Big Data
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.15%) QlikView
4 2 (3.08%) IDOL
5 1 (1.54%) EDRMS
General
1 37 (56.92%) Finance
2 19 (29.23%) Legal
3 8 (12.31%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Billing
5 4 (6.15%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Law
6 1 (1.54%) Front Office
6 1 (1.54%) Back Office
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Project Manager
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Systems Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Applications Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.08%) e-Discovery Specialist
8 2 (3.08%) Data Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Client/Server
1 7 (10.77%) PKI
1 7 (10.77%) Public Cloud
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Statistics
3 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.54%) SecurID
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 14 (21.54%) Analytics
3 11 (16.92%) ITIL
4 10 (15.38%) Data Analytics
5 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.77%) Process Management
6 7 (10.77%) Data Architecture
7 6 (9.23%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
7 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (9.23%) BCP
7 6 (9.23%) Migration
7 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
7 6 (9.23%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (7.69%) Information Security
8 5 (7.69%) Workflow
8 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) C
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) VCAP
2 3 (4.62%) CCNP
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) CCNA
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (15.38%) vSphere
3 7 (10.77%) vCloud
3 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 4 (6.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (6.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) HP
2 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) IBM
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco
5 11 (16.92%) Citrix
5 11 (16.92%) Juniper
5 11 (16.92%) VMware
6 10 (15.38%) CommVault
6 10 (15.38%) NetApp
6 10 (15.38%) Dell
6 10 (15.38%) Symantec
7 7 (10.77%) Brocade
7 7 (10.77%) F5
7 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.15%) GoldenSource
8 4 (6.15%) Novell
8 4 (6.15%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.62%) Reuters
10 2 (3.08%) Oracle
11 1 (1.54%) EMC
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