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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 110 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.045% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.064% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £190 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £190 -
% change year-on-year
+136.84% -
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
1560 1568 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.84% 70.95% 69.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 818 622
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 84 93
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £10.00 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) QA
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) MS Office
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
5 2 (11.76%) XMPP
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 2 (11.76%) Eikon
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Reuters
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) LDAP
5 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.88%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) QlikView
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
1 4 (23.53%) Workflow
2 3 (17.65%) Document Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Reuters
2 2 (11.76%) GoldenSource
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) IBM