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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hitachi
Rank 564 556 542
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 39 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.056% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 17
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£180 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £305 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £498 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £280 £290
% change year-on-year
-37.50% -3.44%
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
24608 24229 23281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 45.10% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14439 13586 12400
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1087 1044 1229
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.57 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 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 14 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 2 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 -3 38 £180 -60.00% 4
East of England - 21 £175 -
Norfolk - 21 £175 -
London -5 13 £375 -18.91% 4
City of London -6 3 - - 1
South West - 2 £503 -
Taunton - 2 £503 -
Somerset - 2 £503 -
South East -25 1 £425 +51.78%
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £425 -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 48 (82.76%) SAN
2 44 (75.86%) HP
3 39 (67.24%) Windows
3 39 (67.24%) VMware
4 24 (41.38%) IBM
4 24 (41.38%) Citrix
4 24 (41.38%) Symantec
5 23 (39.66%) SAP
5 23 (39.66%) SQL
6 21 (36.21%) CRM
6 21 (36.21%) Backup Exec
6 21 (36.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (36.21%) Xen
6 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
7 19 (32.76%) SharePoint
8 17 (29.31%) SLA
8 17 (29.31%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
8 17 (29.31%) EMC
9 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (24.14%) Linux
10 14 (24.14%) UNIX
11 13 (22.41%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) Cisco
13 10 (17.24%) Perl
13 10 (17.24%) SAP CRM
13 10 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (15.52%) Clustering

Hitachi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 19 (32.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (29.31%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.72%) Lync
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (17.24%) SAP CRM
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (82.76%) SAN
2 10 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.45%) VLAN
3 2 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (22.41%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Software Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Administrator
2 6 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (10.34%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX Specialist
3 5 (8.62%) Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) HACMP
4 5 (8.62%) LPAR
5 4 (6.90%) Replication
6 3 (5.17%) EMC VNX
6 3 (5.17%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.45%) FlexPod
7 2 (3.45%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.14%) Linux
4 14 (24.14%) UNIX
5 9 (15.52%) Solaris
5 9 (15.52%) AIX
6 7 (12.07%) HPUX
6 7 (12.07%) NetWare
7 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.17%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) CRM
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Process Management
3 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 4 (6.90%) Project Management
7 3 (5.17%) UML
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.17%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.17%) Demand Management
7 3 (5.17%) DevOps
8 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.45%) MODAF
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) Perl
3 8 (13.79%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.07%) C
4 7 (12.07%) C++
4 7 (12.07%) Java
4 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.07%) Korn
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
5 3 (5.17%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.45%) IBM Certification
4 2 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.72%) RHCE
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (36.21%) Xen
2 15 (25.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.07%) GPFS
6 3 (5.17%) vSphere
6 3 (5.17%) KVM
6 3 (5.17%) Docker
7 2 (3.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.45%) SRDF
7 2 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (3.45%) NFS
8 1 (1.72%) Samba
Systems Management
1 21 (36.21%) Backup Exec
2 8 (13.79%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.17%) OpenView
4 3 (5.17%) Puppet
4 3 (5.17%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (3.45%) SnapMirror
5 2 (3.45%) SnapVault
5 2 (3.45%) SCOM
6 1 (1.72%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.72%) Legato
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) HP
2 39 (67.24%) VMware
3 24 (41.38%) IBM
3 24 (41.38%) Citrix
3 24 (41.38%) Symantec
4 23 (39.66%) SAP
5 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
5 17 (29.31%) EMC
6 11 (18.97%) Cisco
7 8 (13.79%) NetApp
8 7 (12.07%) Veritas
8 7 (12.07%) Compaq
9 6 (10.34%) Dell
9 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 6 (10.34%) Brocade
10 5 (8.62%) CommVault
10 5 (8.62%) Oracle
11 4 (6.90%) Veeam
12 3 (5.17%) WorldPay
12 3 (5.17%) BMC