The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 551 531 549
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 29 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.075% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 21
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£463 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £270 £338
% change year-on-year
+71.29% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24568 24017 27034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.63% 47.11% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13640 13020 13682
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
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 1070 1195 1387
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

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 23 July 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 27 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 23 July 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 -27 24 £450 +9.09% 4
London +4 20 £463 +8.82% 2
South East -3 4 £375 -37.50% 2
City of London +27 3 £475 +11.76% 2
Hampshire - 3 - -
Reading +10 1 £375 - 1
Berkshire +2 1 £375 -37.50% 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Market Harborough - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Leicester - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (69.57%) SAN
2 34 (49.28%) VMware
3 33 (47.83%) EMC
4 29 (42.03%) HP
5 26 (37.68%) Cisco
6 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (33.33%) IBM
8 22 (31.88%) NAS
9 21 (30.43%) NetApp
9 21 (30.43%) UNIX
10 20 (28.99%) Windows
10 20 (28.99%) Linux
11 18 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (24.64%) vSphere
13 16 (23.19%) Replication
14 13 (18.84%) Solaris
14 13 (18.84%) Banking
15 12 (17.39%) Brocade
15 12 (17.39%) Symantec
16 11 (15.94%) Migration
16 11 (15.94%) AIX
16 11 (15.94%) Veritas
16 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
17 10 (14.49%) Perl
17 10 (14.49%) Investment Banking
17 10 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
17 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
18 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (13.04%) Oracle
18 9 (13.04%) Red Hat

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (10.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Apache
2 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.90%) Lync
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (69.57%) SAN
2 22 (31.88%) NAS
3 11 (15.94%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.49%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (7.25%) LAN
5 5 (7.25%) WAN
5 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
6 4 (5.80%) OSPF
6 4 (5.80%) VLAN
7 3 (4.35%) DNS
8 2 (2.90%) LDAP
8 2 (2.90%) Firewall
9 1 (1.45%) Wireless
9 1 (1.45%) DMZ
9 1 (1.45%) Internet
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.45%) FCoE
9 1 (1.45%) VoIP
9 1 (1.45%) IPv4
9 1 (1.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (18.84%) Banking
2 10 (14.49%) Investment Banking
3 9 (13.04%) Finance
4 7 (10.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.80%) Law
6 3 (4.35%) Legal
7 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.90%) Publishing
7 2 (2.90%) Electronics
8 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Consultant
2 11 (15.94%) Storage Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Administrator
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Storage Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Backup Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SAN Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Storage Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) XSL
3 1 (1.45%) EDI
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Replication
2 9 (13.04%) Clustering
3 5 (7.25%) HACMP
4 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) AS400
5 2 (2.90%) Firmware
5 2 (2.90%) EMC Centera
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.43%) UNIX
2 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Linux
3 13 (18.84%) Solaris
4 11 (15.94%) AIX
5 8 (11.59%) HPUX
6 6 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (7.25%) NetWare
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.25%) SUSE
8 2 (2.90%) Android
8 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (15.94%) Migration
3 10 (14.49%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (7.25%) ITIL
6 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.80%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.35%) ERP
7 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.90%) Validation
8 2 (2.90%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.90%) Project Management
8 2 (2.90%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.90%) Change Control
9 1 (1.45%) Network Management
9 1 (1.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Perl
2 8 (11.59%) Java
3 7 (10.14%) C++
3 7 (10.14%) C
4 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.70%) Korn
4 6 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 2 (2.90%) C#
6 2 (2.90%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.45%) Python
7 1 (1.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.70%) VCDX
2 6 (8.70%) VCAP
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) VTSP
5 2 (2.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) MBA
6 1 (1.45%) VCP4
6 1 (1.45%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
1 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.64%) vSphere
3 8 (11.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 5 (7.25%) GPFS
6 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (5.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (5.80%) SRDF
6 4 (5.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
7 2 (2.90%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.90%) KVM
7 2 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.90%) XenServer
8 1 (1.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Tivoli
1 9 (13.04%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.35%) BladeLogic
2 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.45%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (49.28%) VMware
2 33 (47.83%) EMC
3 29 (42.03%) HP
4 26 (37.68%) Cisco
5 23 (33.33%) IBM
6 21 (30.43%) NetApp
7 12 (17.39%) Brocade
7 12 (17.39%) Symantec
8 11 (15.94%) Veritas
9 9 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 9 (13.04%) Oracle
10 6 (8.70%) Compaq
10 6 (8.70%) Citrix
10 6 (8.70%) BMC
11 4 (5.80%) Avaya
11 4 (5.80%) CommVault
11 4 (5.80%) Sun
12 3 (4.35%) Juniper
13 2 (2.90%) Motorola
13 2 (2.90%) Dell
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