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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 236 230 251
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 12 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.023% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 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 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
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
4373 4271 4879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.07% 48.83% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2161 2121
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £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 245 263 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
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 £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +10 2 £325 - 1
Hitachi
England

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) SAN
3 14 (73.68%) IBM
3 14 (73.68%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (68.42%) EMC
5 11 (57.89%) Linux
5 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 8 (42.11%) UNIX
6 8 (42.11%) HPUX
6 8 (42.11%) Solaris
6 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) Brocade
7 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (36.84%) NetApp
7 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) Perl
8 6 (31.58%) C++
8 6 (31.58%) AIX
8 6 (31.58%) Compaq
8 6 (31.58%) Korn
8 6 (31.58%) Clustering
9 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
9 5 (26.32%) GPFS
9 5 (26.32%) Veritas
9 5 (26.32%) HACMP
9 5 (26.32%) EMC Centera

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (10.53%) IIS
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) SAN
2 14 (73.68%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (21.05%) iSCSI
4 3 (15.79%) NAS
5 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) FCoE
6 1 (5.26%) DMZ
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) JSON
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Clustering
2 5 (26.32%) HACMP
2 5 (26.32%) EMC Centera
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) HPUX
2 8 (42.11%) Solaris
3 6 (31.58%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) NetWare
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Network Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
1 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) Perl
2 6 (31.58%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) Korn
3 5 (26.32%) C
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) VTSP
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) GPFS
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenServer
4 1 (5.26%) KVM
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 15 (78.95%) HP
3 14 (73.68%) IBM
4 13 (68.42%) EMC
5 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) Brocade
6 7 (36.84%) NetApp
7 6 (31.58%) Compaq
8 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
8 5 (26.32%) Veritas
9 3 (15.79%) Oracle
10 2 (10.53%) Citrix
11 1 (5.26%) Microsoft