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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 250 232 225
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.071% 0.059% 0.060%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£330 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £444
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -32.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.53 -
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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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 13 (65.00%) HP
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
5 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (50.00%) IBM
5 10 (50.00%) EMC
5 10 (50.00%) C++
5 10 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (50.00%) Perl
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 7 (35.00%) Middleware
7 7 (35.00%) EMC Centera
7 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 7 (35.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Ajax
7 7 (35.00%) Brocade
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) QA
7 7 (35.00%) Web Development
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) SOAP
7 7 (35.00%) NetApp
7 7 (35.00%) OO

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) SAN
2 11 (55.00%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (35.00%) NAS
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Middleware
1 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (35.00%) Ajax
1 7 (35.00%) JSON
1 7 (35.00%) HTML
1 7 (35.00%) SOAP
1 7 (35.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) EMC Centera
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) HACMP
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (35.00%) Web Development
1 7 (35.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 10 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 10 (50.00%) C++
1 10 (50.00%) Java
1 10 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (5.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) GPFS
3 1 (5.00%) NFS
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.00%) KVM
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) HP
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) IBM
3 10 (50.00%) EMC
4 7 (35.00%) Brocade
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Veritas
5 3 (15.00%) Compaq