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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hitachi
Rank 251 233 239
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.078% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.17% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£425 £330 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -34.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £330 £444
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -25.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Hitachi
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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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 22 May 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
Berkshire -7 1 £425 -8.60% 1
Hampshire -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Hitachi
England

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) IBM
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) EMC
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) AIX
5 8 (57.14%) UNIX
5 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (50.00%) GPFS
6 7 (50.00%) Korn
6 7 (50.00%) Clustering
6 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (50.00%) Compaq
6 7 (50.00%) Veritas
6 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
6 7 (50.00%) HACMP
6 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (50.00%) HPUX
6 7 (50.00%) Solaris
6 7 (50.00%) NetWare
6 7 (50.00%) C
6 7 (50.00%) C++
6 7 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) Perl
7 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
8 5 (35.71%) NetApp
9 4 (28.57%) Dell

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Development Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Clustering
1 7 (50.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) AIX
3 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 7 (50.00%) HPUX
4 7 (50.00%) Solaris
4 7 (50.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Korn
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 7 (50.00%) C
1 7 (50.00%) C++
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) GPFS
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) IBM
2 11 (78.57%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) EMC
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) Compaq
4 7 (50.00%) Veritas
5 5 (35.71%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) Dell
7 3 (21.43%) Brocade
8 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (14.29%) CommVault
8 2 (14.29%) Oracle
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft