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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hitachi
Rank 608 580 558
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -22
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.036%
As % of the Vendors category 0.069% 0.056% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £481 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
21707 23357 22653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.83% 45.66% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12936 13541 12394
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 836 985 983
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 11 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 15 £375 +20.00% 16
South East +8 8 £350 +40.00% 3
London +2 6 £388 -14.36% 12
Berkshire +14 4 £350 -6.66% 1
Reading +1 4 £350 -6.66% 1
Hampshire +9 2 - - 2
Southampton - 2 - -
West Midlands -17 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Hereford - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - - 2

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) SAN
3 18 (64.29%) VMware
4 15 (53.57%) HP
4 15 (53.57%) Linux
5 13 (46.43%) IBM
6 12 (42.86%) EMC
6 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (39.29%) NetApp
7 11 (39.29%) Unix
8 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 9 (32.14%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
10 7 (25.00%) Dell
10 7 (25.00%) Perl
10 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 7 (25.00%) Brocade
11 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (21.43%) Python
11 6 (21.43%) VoIP
11 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
11 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
12 5 (17.86%) MCSA
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (17.86%) CCNA
12 5 (17.86%) ITIL
12 5 (17.86%) MCP

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 6 (21.43%) VoIP
4 5 (17.86%) NAS
5 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 4 (14.29%) Firewall
5 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Linux Scripter
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Developer
5 2 (7.14%) NetApp Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Storage Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) EMC VNX
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 11 (39.29%) Unix
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) AIX
5 4 (14.29%) Solaris
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Data ONTAP
6 3 (10.71%) HPUX
7 2 (7.14%) NetWare
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
2 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) ERP
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
5 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.57%) High Availability
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) Korn
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCP
2 5 (17.86%) MCSA
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) CCDA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) Firmware
4 3 (10.71%) NFS
5 2 (7.14%) GPFS
6 1 (3.57%) XenApp
6 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) SnapMirror
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.57%) Xymon
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) HP
4 13 (46.43%) IBM
5 12 (42.86%) EMC
6 11 (39.29%) NetApp
7 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (25.00%) Dell
9 4 (14.29%) Intel
10 3 (10.71%) 3PAR
11 2 (7.14%) Compaq
11 2 (7.14%) Oracle
11 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 2 (7.14%) Veritas
12 1 (3.57%) Avaya
12 1 (3.57%) BMC
12 1 (3.57%) Citrix
12 1 (3.57%) CommVault
12 1 (3.57%) Symantec