The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 202 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.070% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.15% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£475 £425 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £385 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £290 £331
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2620 3264 3373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.42% 45.94% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1821 2280 2320
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £54.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Hitachi
London

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 25 July 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 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (30.00%) Replication
5 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (20.00%) VCAP
6 2 (20.00%) Clustering
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (20.00%) VCDX
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Law
6 2 (20.00%) Veritas
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (20.00%) Control-M
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) EMC Centera
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Solaris
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (20.00%) VCDX
1 2 (20.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (20.00%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Veritas
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Brocade
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec