The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for E-Discovery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited E-Discovery over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
England / London
Rank 388 387 403
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 10 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.052% 0.20% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.23% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 9
Median daily rate £450 £480 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £582
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £608 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

E-Discovery is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

E-Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing E-Discovery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for E-Discovery in London

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing E-Discovery in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Discovery in London

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Discovery in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Discovery in London

E-Discovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Discovery in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Discovery in London

E-Discovery
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
City of London -4 3 £513 +7.89%
E-Discovery
England

E-Discovery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) Migration
3 9 (31.03%) EnCase
4 8 (27.59%) Relativity
4 8 (27.59%) Legal
5 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) Nuix
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (20.69%) DHCP
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Information Security
7 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Network Design
7 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
7 5 (17.24%) Riverbed
7 5 (17.24%) Infoblox
7 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (17.24%) MRTG
7 5 (17.24%) Firewall
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
7 5 (17.24%) Nagios
7 5 (17.24%) OSPF
7 5 (17.24%) Ethernet

E-Discovery
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Relativity
2 3 (10.34%) Ringtail
3 2 (6.90%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) Office 365
3 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) Ethernet
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) IPv4
2 5 (17.24%) IPv6
2 5 (17.24%) MRTG
2 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 5 (17.24%) OSPF
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Wireless
2 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (13.79%) FCoE
3 4 (13.79%) ISDN
3 4 (13.79%) MGCP
3 4 (13.79%) NX-OS
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 8 (27.59%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Information Security Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Network Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) E-Discovery Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) E-Discovery Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Junior
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.24%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Forensic Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) DevOps
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (6.90%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
3 2 (6.90%) Python
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) CCNP
3 2 (6.90%) CCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CISSP
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) GIAC
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) EnCase
2 5 (17.24%) Nagios
3 2 (6.90%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) FTK
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) Nuix
3 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
3 5 (17.24%) Infoblox
3 5 (17.24%) Riverbed
4 4 (13.79%) VMware
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.34%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Symantec
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Intel Security