The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hitachi
Rank 557 544 521
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -23
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 38 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.053% 0.075%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 19
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£180 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £370 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +27.11%
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 England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in England

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in England

Hitachi
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hitachi across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Hitachi Daily Rate Histogram in England

Hitachi
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hitachi Hourly Rate Trend in England

Hitachi
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England - 21 £175 -
London -8 12 £375 -18.91% 1
South West - 2 £503 -
South East -17 1 £375 +15.38% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
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Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 51 (85.00%) SAN
2 45 (75.00%) HP
3 41 (68.33%) VMware
4 37 (61.67%) Windows
5 28 (46.67%) Symantec
6 27 (45.00%) SAP
7 25 (41.67%) IBM
7 25 (41.67%) Citrix
8 23 (38.33%) SQL
8 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
9 22 (36.67%) Xen
10 21 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
10 21 (35.00%) CRM
10 21 (35.00%) Backup Exec
11 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (30.00%) SLA
13 18 (30.00%) EMC
14 17 (28.33%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (25.00%) Cisco
16 14 (23.33%) NetApp
17 13 (21.67%) Finance
17 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
18 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
19 11 (18.33%) Linux
19 11 (18.33%) UNIX
20 10 (16.67%) ITIL

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 23 (38.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (28.33%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (15.00%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.67%) Apache
5 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (16.67%) SAP CRM
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) SAN
2 12 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (11.67%) NAS
4 6 (10.00%) VLAN
5 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.67%) Wireless
5 1 (1.67%) LAN
5 1 (1.67%) WAN
5 1 (1.67%) DHCP
5 1 (1.67%) SNMP
5 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 7 (11.67%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Storage Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Replication
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) EMC VNX
2 7 (11.67%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 6 (10.00%) CLARiiON
3 6 (10.00%) Clustering
4 5 (8.33%) LPAR
5 4 (6.67%) HACMP
6 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.33%) Linux
4 11 (18.33%) UNIX
5 8 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (10.00%) Solaris
6 6 (10.00%) AIX
6 6 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.67%) NetWare
7 4 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) CRM
2 10 (16.67%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Process Management
4 8 (13.33%) Migration
5 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Demand Management
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps
8 3 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.33%) SQL
2 7 (11.67%) Perl
3 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.67%) C
4 4 (6.67%) C++
4 4 (6.67%) Java
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.67%) Korn
5 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Ruby
5 3 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) IBM Certification
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) RHCE
5 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Xen
2 19 (31.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (11.67%) NFS
6 6 (10.00%) SRDF
6 6 (10.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (6.67%) GPFS
8 3 (5.00%) vSphere
8 3 (5.00%) KVM
8 3 (5.00%) Docker
8 3 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.33%) XenApp
10 1 (1.67%) Firmware
10 1 (1.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (35.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (13.33%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.67%) EMC VPLEX
3 7 (11.67%) SnapMirror
4 6 (10.00%) SnapVault
5 5 (8.33%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (5.00%) OpenView
7 3 (5.00%) Puppet
8 2 (3.33%) SCOM
9 1 (1.67%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (75.00%) HP
2 41 (68.33%) VMware
3 28 (46.67%) Symantec
4 27 (45.00%) SAP
5 25 (41.67%) IBM
5 25 (41.67%) Citrix
6 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.00%) EMC
8 15 (25.00%) Cisco
9 14 (23.33%) NetApp
10 10 (16.67%) Dell
10 10 (16.67%) Brocade
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
12 8 (13.33%) Veeam
13 6 (10.00%) PlateSpin
13 6 (10.00%) Fujitsu
13 6 (10.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (10.00%) NetIQ
14 5 (8.33%) CommVault
15 4 (6.67%) Veritas