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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
Rank - 120 106
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 0 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.039% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.049% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 14
Median daily rate - £357 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +98.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £244 £180
% change year-on-year
+43.73% +35.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
E-Discovery
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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
2298 2035 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.02% 79.55% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1131 1025
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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