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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 99 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.048% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.069% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £190 -
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1479 1459 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.50% 70.01% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 797 610
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 72 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

E-Discovery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Discovery across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Workflow
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
4 8 (34.78%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
5 7 (30.43%) QA
6 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (26.09%) Banking
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) Document Management
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.70%) Lync
9 2 (8.70%) Eikon
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.70%) XMPP
9 2 (8.70%) Legal
9 2 (8.70%) LDAP
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) FTP
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco
9 2 (8.70%) IBM
9 2 (8.70%) Reuters
10 1 (4.35%) Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Data Mining

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LDAP
1 2 (8.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.35%) QlikView
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) QA Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Client/Server
2 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Workflow
2 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Document Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (17.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Reuters
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) GoldenSource