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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1906 2121 1592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.45% 81.86% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1205 921
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 47 102
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £39.00 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) H.323
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM