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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hitachi
Rank 580 581 544
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 40 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.055% 0.068%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 19
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£180 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £370 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +27.11%
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 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 31 July 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 -13 38 £180 -58.85% 4
Norfolk - 21 £175 -
East of England - 21 £175 -
London -8 12 £375 -18.91% 1
City of London -9 3 - -
Taunton - 2 £503 -
Somerset - 2 £503 -
South West - 2 £503 -
Berkshire +4 1 £375 +15.38% 1
South East -17 1 £375 +15.38% 2
South Coast - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 52 (83.87%) SAN
2 45 (72.58%) HP
3 42 (67.74%) VMware
4 38 (61.29%) Windows
5 28 (45.16%) Symantec
6 27 (43.55%) SAP
7 25 (40.32%) IBM
7 25 (40.32%) Citrix
8 23 (37.10%) SQL
8 23 (37.10%) SharePoint
9 22 (35.48%) Xen
9 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
10 21 (33.87%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (33.87%) CRM
10 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
10 21 (33.87%) Backup Exec
11 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (30.65%) EMC
13 18 (29.03%) SLA
13 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (27.42%) BizTalk Server
15 16 (25.81%) Cisco
16 14 (22.58%) NetApp
17 13 (20.97%) Finance
17 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
18 12 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
19 11 (17.74%) Brocade
19 11 (17.74%) Linux
19 11 (17.74%) UNIX

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (37.10%) SharePoint
2 17 (27.42%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (14.52%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.84%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.61%) Lync
5 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (16.13%) SAP CRM
3 6 (9.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (83.87%) SAN
2 12 (19.35%) Fibre Channel
3 7 (11.29%) NAS
4 6 (9.68%) VLAN
5 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 1 (1.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
6 1 (1.61%) LAN
6 1 (1.61%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) DHCP
6 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 7 (11.29%) Big Data
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (20.97%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Operations Engineer
2 10 (16.13%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Technical Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Storage Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
4 6 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (9.68%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) IBM Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Replication
1 8 (12.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) EMC VNX
2 7 (11.29%) EMC VMAX
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (9.68%) FlexPod
3 6 (9.68%) CLARiiON
3 6 (9.68%) Clustering
4 5 (8.06%) LPAR
5 4 (6.45%) HACMP
6 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.61%) Statistics
7 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (35.48%) Windows 7
3 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.74%) Linux
4 11 (17.74%) UNIX
5 8 (12.90%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (9.68%) Solaris
6 6 (9.68%) AIX
6 6 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.45%) NetWare
7 4 (6.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) CRM
2 10 (16.13%) ITIL
3 9 (14.52%) Process Management
4 8 (12.90%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Data Protection
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Capacity Management
6 5 (8.06%) Asset Management
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) DevOps
8 3 (4.84%) Demand Management
8 3 (4.84%) UML
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.45%) C
4 4 (6.45%) C++
4 4 (6.45%) Java
4 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.45%) Korn
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
5 3 (4.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) IBM Certification
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) RHCE
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Xen
2 20 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
5 7 (11.29%) NFS
6 6 (9.68%) SRDF
6 6 (9.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (6.45%) GPFS
8 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.84%) vSphere
8 3 (4.84%) KVM
8 3 (4.84%) Docker
9 2 (3.23%) XenApp
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.61%) Firmware
10 1 (1.61%) Samba
10 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Backup Exec
2 8 (12.90%) NetBackup
3 7 (11.29%) EMC VPLEX
3 7 (11.29%) SnapMirror
4 6 (9.68%) SnapVault
5 5 (8.06%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.84%) OpenView
7 3 (4.84%) Puppet
8 2 (3.23%) SCOM
9 1 (1.61%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (1.61%) Legato
Vendors
1 45 (72.58%) HP
2 42 (67.74%) VMware
3 28 (45.16%) Symantec
4 27 (43.55%) SAP
5 25 (40.32%) IBM
5 25 (40.32%) Citrix
6 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
7 19 (30.65%) EMC
8 16 (25.81%) Cisco
9 14 (22.58%) NetApp
10 11 (17.74%) Brocade
11 10 (16.13%) Dell
12 9 (14.52%) Oracle
13 8 (12.90%) Veeam
14 6 (9.68%) PlateSpin
14 6 (9.68%) Fujitsu
14 6 (9.68%) Red Hat
14 6 (9.68%) NetIQ
15 5 (8.06%) CommVault
16 4 (6.45%) Veritas