The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 567 532 555
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +23
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 32 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.078% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 28
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
26059 24621 26922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.28% 46.93% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 13594 13671
Average daily rate £385 £382 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +1.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1099 1368
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Hitachi
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Hitachi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Hitachi
Daily Rate Trend

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

Hitachi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Hitachi
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Hitachi within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Hitachi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Hitachi
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Hitachi within the UK.

Hitachi Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Hitachi
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -24 31 £400 - 16
London +3 20 £425 - 10
South East +9 11 £325 - 2
City of London +28 6 £450 +5.88% 4
Berkshire +3 2 £325 - 1
Reading +8 1 £375 - 1
Watford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 59 (74.68%) SAN
2 41 (51.90%) VMware
3 40 (50.63%) EMC
4 36 (45.57%) HP
5 31 (39.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 29 (36.71%) Cisco
7 27 (34.18%) Windows
8 26 (32.91%) IBM
9 25 (31.65%) NetApp
10 24 (30.38%) UNIX
10 24 (30.38%) Linux
11 23 (29.11%) NAS
12 18 (22.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (21.52%) Brocade
13 17 (21.52%) vSphere
14 16 (20.25%) Replication
15 15 (18.99%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (17.72%) Symantec
17 13 (16.46%) Banking
18 12 (15.19%) Solaris
18 12 (15.19%) Veritas
19 11 (13.92%) AIX
19 11 (13.92%) Citrix
19 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
19 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
20 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (12.66%) Finance
20 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 10 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
21 9 (11.39%) Java

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (8.86%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
2 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.27%) Lync
4 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (74.68%) SAN
2 23 (29.11%) NAS
3 15 (18.99%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
5 6 (7.59%) WAN
6 5 (6.33%) LAN
6 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
7 4 (5.06%) VLAN
7 4 (5.06%) OSPF
7 4 (5.06%) Firewall
8 3 (3.80%) Wireless
8 3 (3.80%) DNS
9 2 (2.53%) DHCP
9 2 (2.53%) LDAP
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.27%) DMZ
10 1 (1.27%) Internet
10 1 (1.27%) VoIP
10 1 (1.27%) IPv4
10 1 (1.27%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (16.46%) Banking
2 10 (12.66%) Finance
3 9 (11.39%) Investment Banking
4 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Law
6 3 (3.80%) Legal
7 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Publishing
8 1 (1.27%) Electronics
8 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (18.99%) Consultant
2 13 (16.46%) Storage Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Storage Consultant
4 8 (10.13%) Architect
4 8 (10.13%) Administrator
5 6 (7.59%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Backup Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Server Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Linux Support
8 3 (3.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) HTML
1 4 (5.06%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
2 3 (3.80%) Ajax
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) Middleware
3 2 (2.53%) WCF
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) ADO.NET
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.27%) XSL
4 1 (1.27%) EDI
4 1 (1.27%) REST
4 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Replication
2 9 (11.39%) Clustering
3 7 (8.86%) EMC Centera
4 5 (6.33%) HACMP
5 3 (3.80%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.80%) AS400
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
7 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
2 24 (30.38%) UNIX
2 24 (30.38%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Solaris
4 11 (13.92%) AIX
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.39%) HPUX
7 5 (6.33%) SUSE
7 5 (6.33%) NetWare
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.53%) VMS
9 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (11.39%) Migration
4 6 (7.59%) ITIL
4 6 (7.59%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (5.06%) Data Virtualisation
5 4 (5.06%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) ERP
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.53%) Change Control
7 2 (2.53%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.53%) Project Management
7 2 (2.53%) MVC
7 2 (2.53%) Validation
8 1 (1.27%) BCP
8 1 (1.27%) OO
8 1 (1.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) Java
1 9 (11.39%) Perl
2 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
2 7 (8.86%) C++
2 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (7.59%) Korn
3 6 (7.59%) C
4 5 (6.33%) SQL
5 3 (3.80%) C#
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.53%) Python
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (8.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.59%) VCDX
3 6 (7.59%) VCAP
4 4 (5.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) VTSP
5 2 (2.53%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) VCP5
6 1 (1.27%) VCP4
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.27%) SLA
1 1 (1.27%) QA
1 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (39.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (21.52%) vSphere
3 8 (10.13%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
5 6 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.33%) GPFS
7 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (5.06%) SRDF
7 4 (5.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.06%) XenApp
8 2 (2.53%) XenServer
8 2 (2.53%) NFS
8 2 (2.53%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.53%) KVM
8 2 (2.53%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Tivoli
1 9 (11.39%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.80%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.27%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.27%) Control-M
3 1 (1.27%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) VMware
2 40 (50.63%) EMC
3 36 (45.57%) HP
4 29 (36.71%) Cisco
5 26 (32.91%) IBM
6 25 (31.65%) NetApp
7 17 (21.52%) Brocade
8 14 (17.72%) Symantec
9 12 (15.19%) Veritas
10 11 (13.92%) Red Hat
10 11 (13.92%) Citrix
11 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.13%) Oracle
12 7 (8.86%) 3PAR
13 6 (7.59%) Compaq
14 4 (5.06%) Avaya
14 4 (5.06%) BMC
14 4 (5.06%) CommVault
15 3 (3.80%) Juniper
15 3 (3.80%) Sun
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