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 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank 139 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 5 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.040% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.051% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £575 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +187.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £575 £200
% change year-on-year
-31.30% +187.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £175.00
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
2634 1949 1914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.27% 78.15% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 1138 1002
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 100 113
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £40.00 £42.00
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 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 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
Birmingham -3 5 - -
E-Discovery
England

E-Discovery
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
1 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) XMPP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) H.323
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
1 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 4 (66.67%) H.323
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Lync Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Control
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow