The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Hitachi Ltd.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 122 122 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.53 -
Hitachi
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1279 1224 1193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.63% 47.35% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 621 461
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.34 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.97% +13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Hitachi across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Hitachi across the Berkshire region.

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hitachi
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hitachi across the Berkshire region.

Hitachi Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Hitachi
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Hitachi
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Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Hitachi also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hitachi.

1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) VTSP
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Hitachi also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Hitachi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) SAN
1 6 (85.71%) NAS
2 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
1 6 (85.71%) Hibernate
1 6 (85.71%) Ajax
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Web Development
1 6 (85.71%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) XenServer
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) KVM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware