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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hitachi
Rank 546 510 553
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +43
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 41 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.071% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 23
Average daily rate £425 £419 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £260 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £413 £390
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £30.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £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 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 30 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -73 40 £425 -10.52% 15
London -13 26 £433 +1.76% 8
South East -8 8 £330 -20.00% 2
City of London -8 7 £440 +21.37% 3
Hampshire +10 6 £280 -
East of England - 3 - - 3
Berkshire -7 2 £465 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Southampton - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Reading -3 1 £600 - 1
Watford - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Chippenham - - - -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 41 (55.41%) SAN
2 37 (50.00%) VMware
3 36 (48.65%) EMC
4 28 (37.84%) NetApp
4 28 (37.84%) Cisco
5 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (31.08%) IBM
6 23 (31.08%) UNIX
7 22 (29.73%) Windows
8 21 (28.38%) Linux
8 21 (28.38%) Migration
8 21 (28.38%) Brocade
9 20 (27.03%) Finance
9 20 (27.03%) HP
10 18 (24.32%) NAS
11 16 (21.62%) Solaris
12 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
13 13 (17.57%) Veritas
13 13 (17.57%) Perl
13 13 (17.57%) Oracle
13 13 (17.57%) Banking
14 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
14 12 (16.22%) Citrix
15 11 (14.86%) Sun
15 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (14.86%) Symantec
16 10 (13.51%) Firewall
16 10 (13.51%) IIS

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (13.51%) IIS
2 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (9.46%) MS Exchange
3 6 (8.11%) Apache
3 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.05%) GlassFish
6 3 (4.05%) Lync
7 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (55.41%) SAN
2 18 (24.32%) NAS
3 15 (20.27%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.51%) Firewall
5 7 (9.46%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (8.11%) Internet
6 6 (8.11%) VLAN
7 5 (6.76%) VPN
8 4 (5.41%) LAN
8 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.41%) OSPF
8 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.05%) LDAP
9 3 (4.05%) HTTP
9 3 (4.05%) DNS
10 2 (2.70%) DHCP
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security
11 1 (1.35%) FCoE
11 1 (1.35%) Wireless
11 1 (1.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
1 3 (4.05%) Hudson
1 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (27.03%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.92%) Architect
1 14 (18.92%) Consultant
2 10 (13.51%) Administrator
2 10 (13.51%) Storage Consultant
3 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.11%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) UNIX Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.41%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) SAN Administrator
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Storage Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Project Leader
8 2 (2.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) CSS
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Clustering
2 5 (6.76%) Replication
3 4 (5.41%) EMC Centera
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) PKI
4 3 (4.05%) HACMP
4 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.05%) AS400
5 2 (2.70%) Firmware
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Celerra
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) UNIX
2 22 (29.73%) Windows
3 21 (28.38%) Linux
4 16 (21.62%) Solaris
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (13.51%) AIX
7 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.76%) SUSE
8 5 (6.76%) HPUX
9 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.05%) NetWare
11 2 (2.70%) Windows NT
11 2 (2.70%) Android
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Migration
2 11 (14.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (10.81%) ITIL
5 6 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.76%) TOGAF
7 4 (5.41%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.41%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.05%) Network Management
8 3 (4.05%) Project Management
8 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.70%) Validation
9 2 (2.70%) Workflow
9 2 (2.70%) Scrum
9 2 (2.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Perl
2 9 (12.16%) Java
3 8 (10.81%) C
4 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.76%) C++
5 5 (6.76%) SQL
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.41%) Korn
7 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.05%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.70%) C#
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.11%) CCNP
2 3 (4.05%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) CCNA
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) MCSE
3 2 (2.70%) MCSA
3 2 (2.70%) SCSA
4 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (36.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
3 10 (13.51%) vSphere
4 7 (9.46%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.11%) XenApp
5 6 (8.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (5.41%) SRDF
6 4 (5.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.05%) Squid
7 3 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.70%) NFS
8 2 (2.70%) VMware GSX
8 2 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (2.70%) Veritas File System
8 2 (2.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) Tivoli
1 7 (9.46%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.05%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.05%) Puppet
3 3 (4.05%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (4.05%) Control-M
4 2 (2.70%) RepliStor
4 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.70%) YUM
4 2 (2.70%) WSUS
4 2 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.35%) SCCM
5 1 (1.35%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (50.00%) VMware
2 36 (48.65%) EMC
3 28 (37.84%) NetApp
3 28 (37.84%) Cisco
4 23 (31.08%) IBM
5 21 (28.38%) Brocade
6 20 (27.03%) HP
7 13 (17.57%) Veritas
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle
8 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
8 12 (16.22%) Citrix
9 11 (14.86%) Sun
9 11 (14.86%) Symantec
10 6 (8.11%) BMC
10 6 (8.11%) Juniper
10 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (5.41%) Avaya
11 4 (5.41%) Compaq
11 4 (5.41%) SAP
12 3 (4.05%) Dell
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