The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 22 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)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 634 585
Rank change year-on-year +51 -49  
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 32 11 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.020% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.024% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 37
Median daily rate £550 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.05% -4.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £127 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £430 £500
% change year-on-year -11.52% -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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39590 44959 45378
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.37% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25806 29818 29077
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1087 1274
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

E-Discovery
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Discovery over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for E-Discovery in the UK

E-Discovery
Top 6 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +68 32 £550 +28.05% 5
London +33 24 £553 +5.23% 3
Birmingham - 8 £380 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £380 - 2
City of London +6 5 £600 +14.28%
Canary Wharf - 1 £800 -

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 16 (34.78%) Windows
4 15 (32.61%) Apache Solr
5 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security
6 11 (23.91%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
7 10 (21.74%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
7 10 (21.74%) Legal
8 9 (19.57%) Workflow
8 9 (19.57%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) Data Governance
9 8 (17.39%) Virtual Team
9 8 (17.39%) LDAP
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
9 8 (17.39%) Firewall
9 8 (17.39%) Network Security
9 8 (17.39%) Investment Management
10 7 (15.22%) Network Design
10 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
10 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.22%) Nuix
11 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.04%) EDRMS
11 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
12 5 (10.87%) Wireless
12 5 (10.87%) Nagios

E-Discovery
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (32.61%) Apache Solr
2 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Domino
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) IaaS
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
1 8 (17.39%) LDAP
1 8 (17.39%) Network Security
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
3 5 (10.87%) FCoE
3 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.87%) IPv4
3 5 (10.87%) IPv6
3 5 (10.87%) ISDN
3 5 (10.87%) MGCP
3 5 (10.87%) MRTG
3 5 (10.87%) NX-OS
3 5 (10.87%) OSPF
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) EDRMS
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 17 (36.96%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
4 10 (21.74%) Legal
5 8 (17.39%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.52%) Law
6 3 (6.52%) Retail
6 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Architect
2 6 (13.04%) Technical Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Solr Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Technical Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Product Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Security Administrator
5 2 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Lucene
2 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (4.35%) JMS
2 2 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Unix
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Information Security
2 10 (21.74%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 9 (19.57%) Data Governance
3 9 (19.57%) Workflow
4 8 (17.39%) Investment Management
5 7 (15.22%) Network Design
6 5 (10.87%) Computer Forensics
6 5 (10.87%) DDoS Mitigation
6 5 (10.87%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Statistics
8 3 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (6.52%) Product Management
8 3 (6.52%) Records Management
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.35%) Analytics
9 2 (4.35%) Change Control
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Java
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 4 (8.70%) C#
4 4 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CISSP
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) GIAC
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCNP
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCSE
4 2 (4.35%) CNA
4 2 (4.35%) GCIA
4 2 (4.35%) GCIH
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Novell Certification
4 2 (4.35%) SANS
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CISM
5 1 (2.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) EnCase
1 5 (10.87%) Nagios
2 3 (6.52%) FTK
3 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) HP
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) Nuix
4 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) Infoblox
4 5 (10.87%) Riverbed
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.35%) Novell
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
7 2 (4.35%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
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