The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing E-Discovery 8 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £380 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £560
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1676 2464 1832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.51% 82.60% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 1476 1142
Median daily rate £404 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.93% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 76
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -7.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £42.75
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for E-Discovery in the West Midlands

E-Discovery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing E-Discovery in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for E-Discovery in the West Midlands

E-Discovery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham - 8 £380 - 2
E-Discovery
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for E-Discovery.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
6 2 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MySQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Lucene
6 2 (20.00%) Degree

E-Discovery
Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) EDRMS
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Product Management
3 1 (10.00%) Records Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (10.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Nuix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago