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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 117 95
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.043% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.052% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Median daily rate - £357 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +98.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £244 £180
% change year-on-year
+37.57% +35.27%
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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) XMPP
2 4 (80.00%) H.323
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) 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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LDAP
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) H.323
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Lync Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow