The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 234 241 249
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.047% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£285 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Hitachi
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4346 4239 4962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.83% 49.15% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2274 2148 2137
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 254 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Hitachi
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hitachi across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Hitachi Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Hitachi
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Hitachi Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Hitachi
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Berkshire +5 2 £325 - 1
Hitachi
England

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (76.47%) IBM
1 13 (76.47%) HP
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
1 13 (76.47%) Fibre Channel
2 12 (70.59%) EMC
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) NetApp
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) Brocade
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) 3PAR
6 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
6 6 (35.29%) EMC Centera
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) HPUX
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
8 4 (23.53%) Korn
8 4 (23.53%) Clustering
8 4 (23.53%) C++
8 4 (23.53%) AIX
8 4 (23.53%) Compaq
9 3 (17.65%) NetWare
9 3 (17.65%) C

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
1 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) SAN
1 13 (76.47%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (23.53%) iSCSI
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) EMC Centera
2 4 (23.53%) Clustering
3 3 (17.65%) HACMP
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) HPUX
3 6 (35.29%) Solaris
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) ERP
1 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
2 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
2 1 (5.88%) OO
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Perl
1 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
1 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
2 4 (23.53%) Korn
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) C
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.88%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (17.65%) GPFS
3 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
4 1 (5.88%) NFS
4 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) IBM
1 13 (76.47%) HP
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) EMC
3 8 (47.06%) NetApp
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Brocade
4 6 (35.29%) 3PAR
5 4 (23.53%) Compaq
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle
6 3 (17.65%) Veritas
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix