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 26 June 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.

eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 412 395
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17  
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 25 6 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.028% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.033% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 30
Median daily rate £551 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £201 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £430 £500
% change year-on-year -22.00% -14.10%  
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 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 -2 5 £600 +14.28%
Canary Wharf - 1 £800 -
E-Discovery
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) Information Security
4 11 (31.43%) Banking
5 9 (25.71%) Apache Solr
6 8 (22.86%) Data Governance
6 8 (22.86%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 8 (22.86%) Legal
6 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 8 (22.86%) Workflow
6 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
6 8 (22.86%) Network Security
7 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 7 (20.00%) Network Design
7 7 (20.00%) HP
7 7 (20.00%) SQL
7 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.14%) LDAP
8 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
8 6 (17.14%) EnCase
8 6 (17.14%) Nuix
9 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (14.29%) NX-OS
9 5 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (14.29%) MRTG
9 5 (14.29%) FCoE
9 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.29%) Infoblox
9 5 (14.29%) Riverbed

E-Discovery
Co-occurring 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 9 (25.71%) Apache Solr
2 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Domino
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Firewall
1 8 (22.86%) Network Security
2 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (17.14%) LDAP
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (14.29%) DHCP
4 5 (14.29%) DNS
4 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 5 (14.29%) FCoE
4 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (14.29%) IPv4
4 5 (14.29%) IPv6
4 5 (14.29%) ISDN
4 5 (14.29%) MGCP
4 5 (14.29%) MRTG
4 5 (14.29%) NX-OS
4 5 (14.29%) OSPF
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
4 5 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) EDRMS
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Legal
4 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.57%) Law
6 2 (5.71%) Retail
6 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Solr Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Security Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (5.71%) JMS
1 2 (5.71%) Lucene
1 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) Virtual Team
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) Data Governance
2 8 (22.86%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 8 (22.86%) Workflow
3 7 (20.00%) Network Design
4 5 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Statistics
7 2 (5.71%) Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Product Management
7 2 (5.71%) Records Management
7 2 (5.71%) Threat Management
7 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 2 (5.71%) C#
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
2 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) GIAC
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.71%) CCSE
4 2 (5.71%) CNA
4 2 (5.71%) GCIA
4 2 (5.71%) GCIH
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Novell Certification
4 2 (5.71%) SANS
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) CISM
5 1 (2.86%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) EnCase
2 5 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) FTK
3 2 (5.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) Nuix
3 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Infoblox
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 3 (8.57%) Ruckus Wireless
5 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.71%) Novell
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Cellebrite
6 1 (2.86%) F5
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) VMware