The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 16 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 Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank - - 77
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
657 403 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.69% 40.26% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 172 303
Average daily rate £325 £301 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.88% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 38
Average hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.49 £30.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Hitachi
North West

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Hitachi
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware