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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 585 625 613
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 29 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.044% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.071% 0.054% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 25
Median daily rate £363 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £585 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £244 £180
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +35.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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
40909 44671 43502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.54% 81.22% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27247 28978 28332
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1079 1330 1204
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

E-Discovery Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

E-Discovery
Top 13 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 10 December 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 +29 28 £363 -19.44% 11
London +16 23 £363 -27.50% 5
City of London -5 8 £325 -43.47%
North West +1 3 - - 2
Edinburgh +19 1 £335 -23.42%
Merseyside +1 1 - - 1
Scotland 0 1 £335 +157.69%
Hampshire - 1 £388 -
Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 1
South East - 1 £388 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 £388 -
Pudsey - 1 £335 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £335 - 1

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) EnCase
3 18 (30.00%) Windows
4 15 (25.00%) Legal
5 14 (23.33%) Finance
6 12 (20.00%) CISSP
7 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 10 (16.67%) LDAP
8 10 (16.67%) Information Security
8 10 (16.67%) Migration
9 9 (15.00%) Relativity
9 9 (15.00%) Cellebrite
10 8 (13.33%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (13.33%) Cisco
10 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.67%) DHCP
11 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
12 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
12 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
12 6 (10.00%) Network Security
12 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
12 6 (10.00%) Infoblox
12 6 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
12 6 (10.00%) MRTG

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 8 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Relativity
2 3 (5.00%) Ringtail
3 2 (3.33%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) LDAP
2 7 (11.67%) DHCP
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) IPv4
3 6 (10.00%) IPv6
3 6 (10.00%) MRTG
3 6 (10.00%) Network Security
3 6 (10.00%) OSPF
3 6 (10.00%) VPN
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless
3 6 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 5 (8.33%) Skype
5 4 (6.67%) H.323
5 4 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (5.00%) DNS
6 3 (5.00%) Internet
7 2 (3.33%) MGCP
7 2 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) EDRMS
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) QlikView
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (25.00%) Legal
2 14 (23.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Architect
5 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Forensic Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) IT Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Migration Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Network Security Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Security Administrator
8 3 (5.00%) IT Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (6.67%) JSON
2 4 (6.67%) JSON Schema
2 4 (6.67%) XMPP
3 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.67%) Reference Data
3 4 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.67%) PMI
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Information Security
1 10 (16.67%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 6 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 6 (10.00%) Network Design
3 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.33%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (6.67%) Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.67%) Master Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Workflow
6 3 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 1 (1.67%) Ruby
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) CISSP
2 6 (10.00%) CEH
2 6 (10.00%) CISA
2 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) CCNP
3 5 (8.33%) CCSA
3 5 (8.33%) CCSE
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.33%) GIAC
4 4 (6.67%) CCNA
4 4 (6.67%) SANS
4 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) EnCE
6 1 (1.67%) GCIH
6 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Firmware
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) EnCase
2 6 (10.00%) Nagios
3 4 (6.67%) FTK
3 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.67%) SCOM
5 1 (1.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.00%) Cellebrite
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 6 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 5 (8.33%) Nuix
6 4 (6.67%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) IBM
6 4 (6.67%) Informatica
6 4 (6.67%) Novell
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) VMware
8 2 (3.33%) Symantec
9 1 (1.67%) Lotus
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.67%) Tableau