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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Discovery
Rank 119 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1972 1685 1240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.58% 71.49% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1188 884 584
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 98 86
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -15.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Discovery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 12 £500 -
E-Discovery
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) GoldenSource
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) QlikView
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) MS Office
5 3 (16.67%) Lync
6 2 (11.11%) QA
6 2 (11.11%) Eikon
6 2 (11.11%) LDAP
6 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.11%) Reuters
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Document Management
7 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
7 1 (5.56%) Front Office
7 1 (5.56%) Legal
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
7 1 (5.56%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) QlikView
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Messaging Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
3 1 (5.56%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) GoldenSource
3 2 (11.11%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Yahoo!