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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hitachi
Rank 562 547 517
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -30
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 14 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Vendors category 0.058% 0.083% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £340 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £555 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +39.34%

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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 25 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 27 February 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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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 -22 14 £313 -26.47% 12
South East -20 11 £250 -45.94% 3
Hampshire -8 6 - - 1
London -20 2 £453 +2.84% 7
Surrey - 2 £250 - 1
Reading +3 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Berkshire 0 1 £375 -25.00% 1
Birmingham -3 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Watford - - - -
Northampton - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (84.62%) SAN
2 22 (56.41%) Linux
3 20 (51.28%) EMC
4 18 (46.15%) HP
4 18 (46.15%) VMware
5 17 (43.59%) Windows
6 13 (33.33%) Cisco
6 13 (33.33%) IBM
6 13 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) Solaris
6 13 (33.33%) Brocade
7 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 12 (30.77%) C++
7 12 (30.77%) Perl
7 12 (30.77%) AIX
7 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
8 11 (28.21%) UNIX
8 11 (28.21%) NetApp
8 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) NAS
9 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (23.08%) Veritas
10 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 8 (20.51%) HPUX
11 8 (20.51%) Tivoli
12 7 (17.95%) Clustering
12 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
12 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.13%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) SAN
2 10 (25.64%) NAS
2 10 (25.64%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.13%) MPLS
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Informix
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Software Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Storage Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
5 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) SOAP
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
1 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 6 (15.38%) HTML
1 6 (15.38%) Ajax
1 6 (15.38%) JSON
1 6 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Clustering
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) HACMP
2 6 (15.38%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) EMC Centera
3 2 (5.13%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (56.41%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) Windows
3 13 (33.33%) Solaris
4 12 (30.77%) AIX
5 11 (28.21%) UNIX
6 8 (20.51%) HPUX
7 7 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (15.38%) NetWare
9 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.56%) OpenVMS
11 1 (2.56%) zOS
11 1 (2.56%) MVS
11 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) OO
2 6 (15.38%) Web Development
2 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.56%) ISMS
6 1 (2.56%) QMS
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C++
2 12 (30.77%) Perl
2 12 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) C
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby
4 6 (15.38%) Korn
5 1 (2.56%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) GPFS
3 4 (10.26%) XenApp
4 2 (5.13%) XenDesktop
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas File System
4 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 2 (5.13%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 2 (5.13%) OpenView
2 2 (5.13%) Legato
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) EMC
2 18 (46.15%) HP
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 13 (33.33%) Brocade
3 13 (33.33%) Cisco
3 13 (33.33%) IBM
4 11 (28.21%) NetApp
5 9 (23.08%) Veritas
6 7 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 6 (15.38%) Compaq
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.82%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) Dell
9 4 (10.26%) Citrix
10 3 (7.69%) Symantec
11 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
11 2 (5.13%) CommVault
12 1 (2.56%) Novell
12 1 (2.56%) F5
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