The table below looks at the statistics for E-Discovery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 138 107 113
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.033% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.040% 0.62% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £500 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £500 £285
% change year-on-year
-14.10% +75.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
E-Discovery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2481 1779 1792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.85% 76.35% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1489 1104 954
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 130
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £41.10 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

E-Discovery
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Discovery across the West Midlands region.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

E-Discovery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Birmingham -15 1 - -
E-Discovery
England

E-Discovery
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) QA

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft