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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Discovery
Rank 96 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 14 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.046% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.067% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-44.61% -
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
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

E-Discovery Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 9 £165 -
E-Discovery
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 15 (57.69%) Workflow
3 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 12 (46.15%) Tivoli
4 12 (46.15%) ITIL
4 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
5 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (30.77%) Banking
7 7 (26.92%) QA
8 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
9 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (11.54%) HP
10 3 (11.54%) MS Office
10 3 (11.54%) Document Management
10 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (11.54%) Scrum
10 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (7.69%) Lync
11 2 (7.69%) Eikon
11 2 (7.69%) Legal
11 2 (7.69%) XMPP
11 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Degree
11 2 (7.69%) Reuters
11 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
11 2 (7.69%) LDAP
11 2 (7.69%) FTP
11 2 (7.69%) Cisco
11 2 (7.69%) IBM
12 1 (3.85%) Data Mining

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Data Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) ScrumMaster
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Client/Server
2 10 (38.46%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Workflow
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Document Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Tivoli
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Reuters
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) IBM