The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Croydon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.72% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.85% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 68.87% 52.31% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 41
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Hitachi
London

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) SRDF
2 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (60.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) SRDF
2 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) EMC
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Brocade
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Avaya
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Dell