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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Hitachi
Rank 637 609 580
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 21 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.085% 0.087% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 22
Average daily rate £420 £431 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £519 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
24677 25304 24663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.15% 45.31% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15153 14374 13866
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 1113 1062
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 30 April 2016.

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 17 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 30 April 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 -31 20 £423 -2.02% 14
London -3 12 £438 -5.40% 11
South East -25 7 £350 +12.00%
Berkshire +9 5 £350 -12.50%
Reading -12 5 £350 -12.50%
City of London +41 3 £500 +8.10% 1
Hampshire -1 2 £388 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Fareham - 1 £388 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £550 -
Newport - 1 £413 -
South Wales - 1 £413 -
East of England - 1 £550 -
Wales - 1 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) SAN
4 23 (62.16%) IBM
5 18 (48.65%) Cisco
5 18 (48.65%) Fibre Channel
6 17 (45.95%) EMC
6 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 14 (37.84%) HP
8 13 (35.14%) Unix
9 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (32.43%) NetApp
9 12 (32.43%) Brocade
9 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (32.43%) NAS
10 10 (27.03%) Dell
11 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
11 9 (24.32%) Firewall
11 9 (24.32%) Migration
11 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
12 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
12 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
12 8 (21.62%) NFS
12 8 (21.62%) MCSA
12 8 (21.62%) MCP
12 8 (21.62%) Intel

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.70%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) SAN
2 18 (48.65%) Fibre Channel
3 12 (32.43%) NAS
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
5 8 (21.62%) Ethernet
6 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
7 3 (8.11%) DNS
8 1 (2.70%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) LDAP
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Storage Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Scripter
4 3 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Developer
5 2 (5.41%) NetApp Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (8.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) BBC
3 2 (5.41%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.41%) HACMP
4 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) iDTV
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Windows
3 13 (35.14%) Unix
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Solaris
6 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 4 (10.81%) Data ONTAP
6 4 (10.81%) HPUX
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) NetWare
9 1 (2.70%) CentOS
9 1 (2.70%) Debian
9 1 (2.70%) Fedora
9 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
2 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) BCP
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Scrum
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
2 7 (18.92%) Perl
2 7 (18.92%) Python
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C++
3 2 (5.41%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) Korn
3 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNA
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) MCP
2 8 (21.62%) MCSA
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) MBA
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
1 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) NFS
3 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) StorNext
4 3 (8.11%) Firmware
5 2 (5.41%) GPFS
6 1 (2.70%) Docker
6 1 (2.70%) KVM
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.70%) Postfix
6 1 (2.70%) qmail
6 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.70%) Varnish
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (2.70%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Tivoli
2 4 (10.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.41%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.70%) Ansible
5 1 (2.70%) Bacula
5 1 (2.70%) cPanel
5 1 (2.70%) Grafana
5 1 (2.70%) Graphite
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) logstash
5 1 (2.70%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.70%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.70%) WSUS
5 1 (2.70%) Xymon
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) IBM
2 18 (48.65%) Cisco
3 17 (45.95%) EMC
3 17 (45.95%) VMware
4 14 (37.84%) HP
5 12 (32.43%) Brocade
5 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
5 12 (32.43%) NetApp
6 10 (27.03%) Dell
7 8 (21.62%) Intel
8 7 (18.92%) Oracle
9 4 (10.81%) Isilon
9 4 (10.81%) StorageTek
9 4 (10.81%) Symantec
10 3 (8.11%) Citrix
10 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
11 2 (5.41%) Compaq
11 2 (5.41%) Fujitsu
11 2 (5.41%) Veritas
12 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
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