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 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 572 535 517
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -18
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 35 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.089% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 18
Average daily rate
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£175 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.74% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £327 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £330 £444
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -25.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £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

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 22 May 2015.

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 15 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 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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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 -33 35 £175 -61.74% 5
East of England +23 17 £175 -
Norfolk - 17 £175 -
London -26 12 £463 -2.63% 2
City of London +8 6 £463 +1.09% 1
South East -18 3 £425 +28.78% 2
South West - 3 £525 - 1
Somerset - 3 £525 -
Taunton - 3 £525 -
Reading +9 1 £425 -29.16% 1
Hampshire -7 1 - -
Berkshire -7 1 £425 -8.60% 1
Winchester -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 39 (79.59%) SAN
2 37 (75.51%) HP
3 34 (69.39%) VMware
4 33 (67.35%) Windows
5 21 (42.86%) IBM
6 20 (40.82%) Citrix
7 19 (38.78%) SQL
8 18 (36.73%) Symantec
9 17 (34.69%) SLA
9 17 (34.69%) SAP
9 17 (34.69%) CRM
9 17 (34.69%) Backup Exec
9 17 (34.69%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (34.69%) Xen
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
10 16 (32.65%) EMC
11 15 (30.61%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
12 14 (28.57%) UNIX
12 14 (28.57%) Linux
13 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (24.49%) Finance
15 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
16 10 (20.41%) Solaris
16 10 (20.41%) AIX
17 9 (18.37%) Clustering
17 9 (18.37%) Process Management
17 9 (18.37%) Banking

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 15 (30.61%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (30.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (14.29%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 39 (79.59%) SAN
2 8 (16.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.04%) Big Data
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
2 6 (12.24%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Architect
5 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IBM Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
2 1 (2.04%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) HACMP
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) LPAR
5 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 2 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (67.35%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (34.69%) Windows 7
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (28.57%) UNIX
4 14 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (20.41%) Solaris
5 10 (20.41%) AIX
6 8 (16.33%) HPUX
7 7 (14.29%) NetWare
8 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.04%) OpenVMS
9 1 (2.04%) zOS
9 1 (2.04%) MVS
9 1 (2.04%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) CRM
2 9 (18.37%) Process Management
3 7 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
5 5 (10.20%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) MODAF
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) Perl
2 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 7 (14.29%) C
3 7 (14.29%) C++
3 7 (14.29%) Java
3 7 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.04%) RHCE
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (34.69%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Xen
2 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.29%) GPFS
3 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.08%) KVM
5 2 (4.08%) Docker
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 2 (4.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (34.69%) Backup Exec
2 8 (16.33%) Tivoli
3 3 (6.12%) OpenView
3 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) SCOM
5 1 (2.04%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.04%) Legato
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) HP
2 34 (69.39%) VMware
3 21 (42.86%) IBM
4 20 (40.82%) Citrix
5 18 (36.73%) Symantec
6 17 (34.69%) SAP
7 16 (32.65%) EMC
8 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.33%) Veritas
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco
10 7 (14.29%) Compaq
11 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
11 5 (10.20%) NetApp
12 4 (8.16%) Brocade
12 4 (8.16%) CommVault
12 4 (8.16%) Dell
12 4 (8.16%) Oracle
13 2 (4.08%) BMC
13 2 (4.08%) WorldPay
13 2 (4.08%) Zerto