The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Discovery
Rank 561 567 582
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 29 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.006% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40540 37166 40747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.11% 72.91% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25134 22527 23434
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1157 1072 1446
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%

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 24 July 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 10 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 24 July 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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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 +9 28 £300 -40.00% 11
London +22 19 £400 -20.00% 8
City of London +29 7 £344 -31.25% 4
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Banking
4 13 (30.95%) MS Office
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
5 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 11 (26.19%) Symantec
6 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
7 10 (23.81%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
9 8 (19.05%) Document Management
9 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
9 8 (19.05%) Project Management
10 7 (16.67%) HP
10 7 (16.67%) Legal
11 6 (14.29%) QA
12 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (11.90%) Workflow
12 5 (11.90%) Law
12 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 5 (11.90%) EMC
12 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
12 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
12 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
12 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (11.90%) Data Architecture
12 5 (11.90%) SCCM
12 5 (11.90%) Digital Forensics

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Lync
3 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) SAS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) MS Office
2 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) SAN
1 3 (7.14%) LAN
1 3 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (4.76%) FTP
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) IDOL
2 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Text Mining
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (16.67%) Legal
4 5 (11.90%) Law
4 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Senior IT Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) IT Risk Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.14%) iPad
3 3 (7.14%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) RMADS
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Document Management
2 8 (19.05%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Workflow
3 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.90%) Data Architecture
3 5 (11.90%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (11.90%) Analytics
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.14%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.76%) SIEM
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security
6 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
7 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) VB
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.76%) Basel III
4 1 (2.38%) Basel II
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) SCCM
1 5 (11.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (4.76%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Symantec
3 7 (16.67%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
5 4 (9.52%) CA
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle
8 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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