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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 614 644 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -48
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 34 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.028% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.077% 0.034% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 27
Median daily rate £425 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £366 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £662 £738 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £575 £200
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +187.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £24.00 £44.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -74.85%
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
44398 47091 44154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.09% 81.05% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29424 30767 27622
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1296 1206
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.82 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 11 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 28 September 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 +39 34 £425 -22.72% 11
London +1 22 £425 -22.72% 8
North West - 6 £365 -
City of London +24 5 £425 -22.72% 3
Birmingham -4 5 - -
West Midlands -17 5 - -
Merseyside - 5 £365 -
South East +16 1 £425 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £425 -
Farnborough - 1 £425 -
Wirral - 1 £365 -

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 13 (27.66%) EnCase
4 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 10 (21.28%) LDAP
6 9 (19.15%) Oracle
6 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
6 9 (19.15%) IBM
6 9 (19.15%) CISSP
6 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
6 9 (19.15%) Information Security
6 9 (19.15%) Banking
7 8 (17.02%) Legal
7 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
8 7 (14.89%) Cellebrite
8 7 (14.89%) Linux
9 6 (12.77%) Unix
9 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
9 6 (12.77%) Data Governance
10 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
10 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Analytics
10 5 (10.64%) Skype
10 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
10 5 (10.64%) HP
10 5 (10.64%) Project Management

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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) FileNet
2 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) LDAP
2 5 (10.64%) Skype
2 5 (10.64%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) DHCP
3 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
3 4 (8.51%) H.323
3 4 (8.51%) IPv4
3 4 (8.51%) IPv6
3 4 (8.51%) MRTG
3 4 (8.51%) Network Security
3 4 (8.51%) OSPF
3 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
3 4 (8.51%) VPN
3 4 (8.51%) Wireless
3 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.13%) DNS
5 1 (2.13%) HTTP
5 1 (2.13%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
6 1 (2.13%) IDOL
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Legal
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Publishing
5 3 (6.38%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Billing
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) Law
6 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Analyst
1 8 (17.02%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Administrator
2 7 (14.89%) Architect
3 5 (10.64%) Applications Architect
4 4 (8.51%) FileNet Administrator
4 4 (8.51%) Forensic Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Lync Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Migration Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Data Migration Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Information Security Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Network Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) JSON
1 4 (8.51%) JSON Schema
1 4 (8.51%) XML
1 4 (8.51%) XMPP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 4 (8.51%) Reference Data
1 4 (8.51%) Statistics
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Information Security
2 8 (17.02%) Data Protection
3 6 (12.77%) Data Governance
3 6 (12.77%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
4 5 (10.64%) Analytics
4 5 (10.64%) Change Management
4 5 (10.64%) Data Management
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics
5 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
5 4 (8.51%) Identity Management
5 4 (8.51%) Master Data Management
5 4 (8.51%) Network Design
5 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) C++
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
3 3 (6.38%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB
4 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) CISSP
2 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) CCSA
3 4 (8.51%) CCSE
3 4 (8.51%) CEH
3 4 (8.51%) CISA
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.51%) GIAC
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) SANS
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) EnCE
5 1 (2.13%) GCIH
5 1 (2.13%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO27002
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) NFS
3 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) EnCase
2 4 (8.51%) Nagios
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
3 3 (6.38%) FTK
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) IBM
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Cellebrite
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) HP
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Infoblox
5 4 (8.51%) Informatica
5 4 (8.51%) Novell
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (8.51%) Riverbed
6 2 (4.26%) Nuix
7 1 (2.13%) Lotus
7 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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