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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Discovery
Rank 558 566 592
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 38 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.030% 0.007%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.041% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 1
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£425 £348 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -22.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £51.50
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
42032 39080 42164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 74.10% 72.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26251 24056 24404
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
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 1159 1114 1532
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £30.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -9.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.20 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 37 £425 +22.30% 4
London +23 23 £425 +22.30% 4
West Midlands -5 13 £200 -
Birmingham - 13 £200 -
City of London +18 1 £425 +22.30%
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
County Antrim - - - -
Belfast - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.98%) ITIL
3 17 (26.98%) Legal
4 16 (25.40%) Banking
4 16 (25.40%) HP
5 15 (23.81%) MS Office
6 14 (22.22%) Workflow
7 12 (19.05%) Information Security
7 12 (19.05%) Tivoli
8 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
9 10 (15.87%) Information Security Management
9 10 (15.87%) Security Management
9 10 (15.87%) CISM
9 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
9 10 (15.87%) CISSP
9 10 (15.87%) Qualys
9 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
10 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.29%) Project Management
10 9 (14.29%) Client/Server
10 9 (14.29%) Degree
11 8 (12.70%) Law
11 8 (12.70%) QA
12 7 (11.11%) Document Management
12 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.11%) Windows
13 6 (9.52%) MS Excel

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 7 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) Lync
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) SAS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Office
2 6 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) SAN
1 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
2 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 1 (1.59%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) IDOL
1 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (1.59%) QlikView
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (39.68%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Legal
3 16 (25.40%) Banking
4 8 (12.70%) Law
5 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Data Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Security Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Information Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.17%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.17%) IT Risk Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) IT Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (1.59%) WCF
1 1 (1.59%) WPF
1 1 (1.59%) WF
1 1 (1.59%) Silverlight
1 1 (1.59%) jQuery
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) SOAP
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) XHTML
1 1 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (1.59%) OOXML
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.59%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (14.29%) Client/Server
3 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.76%) iPhone
4 3 (4.76%) iPad
4 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) RMADS
6 1 (1.59%) Social Network
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Vista
3 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Workflow
3 12 (19.05%) Information Security
4 10 (15.87%) Information Security Management
4 10 (15.87%) Security Management
5 9 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (11.11%) Document Management
7 6 (9.52%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
9 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.35%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (4.76%) Software Distribution
10 3 (4.76%) Scrum
11 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.17%) Identity Management
11 2 (3.17%) Analytics
11 2 (3.17%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) Perl
2 2 (3.17%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) VB
2 2 (3.17%) C#
2 2 (3.17%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) C++
3 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) CISM
1 10 (15.87%) CISSP
2 9 (14.29%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.94%) SCCM
3 4 (6.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (3.17%) ZENworks
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) HP
3 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.87%) Qualys
3 10 (15.87%) ArcSight
4 6 (9.52%) Symantec
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 3 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco
8 1 (1.59%) Nintex
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) IBM
8 1 (1.59%) CA
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle
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