The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 189 222 221
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -1
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.055% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£450 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2725 3354 3327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.13% 46.24% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2328 2269
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 91 91
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Hitachi
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hitachi Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) EMC
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (42.86%) XenApp
5 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Citrix
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 3 (21.43%) Replication
8 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
9 2 (14.29%) NetApp
9 2 (14.29%) Veritas
9 2 (14.29%) Solaris
9 2 (14.29%) Law
9 2 (14.29%) VCAP
9 2 (14.29%) VCDX
9 2 (14.29%) Brocade
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Server Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Server Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Server Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Support
4 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) EMC Centera
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (14.29%) VCDX
1 2 (14.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) Squid
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas File System
4 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) EMC
3 7 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 2 (14.29%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (14.29%) Brocade
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) Sun
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