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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 625 606 601
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 19 38 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.067% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.084% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 14
Median daily rate £428 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £414 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £677 £575 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £575 £285
% change year-on-year
-30.43% +101.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median 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
44752 45442 41756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.70% 79.80% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29560 29386 25936
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1183 1176
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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
Top 12 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 23 July 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 -42 19 £428 -5.00% 7
London -23 15 £451 +0.11% 5
City of London +36 7 £451 -7.11% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Halifax - 2 £415 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £415 -
Birmingham -16 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 - -
East of England - 1 £130 -
Hammersmith - 1 £120 -
Hoddesdon - 1 £130 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £130 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Legal
2 15 (26.79%) Migration
2 15 (26.79%) Information Security
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.00%) Unix
3 14 (25.00%) EnCase
4 13 (23.21%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) Windows
5 11 (19.64%) CISSP
6 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
6 10 (17.86%) Banking
6 10 (17.86%) Case Management
6 10 (17.86%) Records Management
6 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
6 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
6 10 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (16.07%) Office 365
7 9 (16.07%) CISM
7 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 9 (16.07%) IBM
8 8 (14.29%) Perl
8 8 (14.29%) Symantec
8 8 (14.29%) Reference Data
9 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.71%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
10 6 (10.71%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
10 6 (10.71%) MS Office
10 6 (10.71%) Python

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 10 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.93%) FileNet
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Relativity
2 2 (3.57%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) IPv4
2 2 (3.57%) IPv6
2 2 (3.57%) MRTG
2 2 (3.57%) Network Security
2 2 (3.57%) OSPF
2 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.79%) FCoE
3 1 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.79%) MGCP
3 1 (1.79%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.79%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.36%) EDRMS
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) IDOL
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Legal
3 10 (17.86%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Publishing
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
7 1 (1.79%) Billing
7 1 (1.79%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Architect
3 14 (25.00%) E-Discovery Analyst
4 10 (17.86%) Technical Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Information Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Information Security Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) Security Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Data Architect
7 5 (8.93%) CISSP Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) EnCase Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Audit Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) FileNet Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Forensic Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Migration Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Data Migration Architect
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) RFC 822
2 4 (7.14%) JSON
2 4 (7.14%) JSON Schema
2 4 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) D3.js
3 1 (1.79%) Lucene
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
3 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Unix
2 11 (19.64%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Information Security
1 15 (26.79%) Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Case Management
2 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
2 10 (17.86%) Portfolio Management
2 10 (17.86%) Records Management
3 6 (10.71%) Data Management
3 6 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 6 (10.71%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 5 (8.93%) Data Architecture
4 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
5 4 (7.14%) Analytics
5 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 4 (7.14%) Master Data Management
5 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 4 (7.14%) Workflow
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) C++
4 3 (5.36%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) C
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) CISSP
2 9 (16.07%) CISM
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.93%) Degree
5 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.36%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CCNP
7 2 (3.57%) CCSA
7 2 (3.57%) CCSE
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.57%) GIAC
8 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.79%) CCNA
8 1 (1.79%) MCP
8 1 (1.79%) MCSE
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.79%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) Firmware
3 1 (1.79%) NFS
3 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) EnCase
2 3 (5.36%) FTK
3 2 (3.57%) Nagios
4 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) IBM
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Symantec
4 5 (8.93%) Bloomberg
4 5 (8.93%) Reuters
4 5 (8.93%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Informatica
5 4 (7.14%) Nuix
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.36%) Novell
7 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
7 2 (3.57%) dtSearch
7 2 (3.57%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.57%) Recommind
7 2 (3.57%) Riverbed
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