The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hitachi
Rank 78 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.20% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50
Hitachi
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
551 477 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.55% 48.52% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 246 249
Average daily rate £400 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Average hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +42.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £21.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Hitachi
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hitachi across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Hitachi Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) MCSA
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ELK Stack
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) CentOS
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Fedora
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNA
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (88.89%) MCP
1 8 (88.89%) MCSA
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Docker
3 1 (11.11%) KVM
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Postfix
3 1 (11.11%) qmail
3 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
3 1 (11.11%) Varnish
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Ansible
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) Bacula
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) cPanel
1 1 (11.11%) Grafana
1 1 (11.11%) Graphite
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
1 1 (11.11%) logstash
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) Plesk
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (11.11%) Salt
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Dell
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Intel
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) CommVault
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec