The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Hitachi products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Hitachi over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Hitachi
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 596 637 607
Rank change year-on-year +41 -30  
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 14 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.026% 0.069%
As % of the Vendors category 0.068% 0.058% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 27
Median daily rate £365 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +94.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £256 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £175
% change year-on-year +4.28% +100.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Hitachi is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20653 24174 24550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.89% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 14854 14365
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 718 831 1087
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Hitachi
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Hitachi as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Hitachi.

Contractor daily rate trend for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Hitachi over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Hitachi within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 13 £365 +4.28% 26
South East +24 3 £365 +8.14%
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
London +6 2 £538 +27.97% 21
East of England - 2 £556 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £556 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Welwyn - 2 £556 -
Maidstone - 2 £365 -
Manchester - 2 - - 1
Kent - 2 £365 -
Birmingham - 2 £300 -
Hampshire +6 1 £175 -50.00%
City of London -2 1 £525 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £360 - 4
Coventry - 1 £413 -
Leeds - 1 £360 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £360 - 4

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Hitachi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Hitachi.

1 14 (48.28%) Windows
1 14 (48.28%) NetApp
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) EMC
4 10 (34.48%) SAN
4 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
5 8 (27.59%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) Veritas
6 7 (24.14%) IBM
6 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 6 (20.69%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) SQL
7 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
8 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.24%) ObjectStore
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco
9 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
9 4 (13.79%) Migration
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) Google
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
9 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
10 3 (10.34%) EMC VNX
10 3 (10.34%) 3PAR

Hitachi
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.45%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.34%) Dropbox
1 3 (10.34%) Google Drive
2 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) ObjectStore
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Billing
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) PowerShell Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Storage Architect
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Hardware Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Storage Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
1 2 (6.90%) XSLT
2 1 (3.45%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) AS400
2 3 (10.34%) EMC VNX
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) iSeries
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.45%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) AIX
6 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.45%) HPUX
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE
7 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
3 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.90%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (6.90%) Release Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Design
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) Data Encryption
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (3.45%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Facilities Management
4 1 (3.45%) KYC
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.45%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Perl
3 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) EMC Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) NCSA
3 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
2 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (6.90%) PaperCut
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.45%) SCCM
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) NetApp
2 11 (37.93%) HP
3 10 (34.48%) EMC
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) Veritas
6 6 (20.69%) Citrix
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) Google
7 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
8 3 (10.34%) Acronis
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) Isilon
8 3 (10.34%) Wyse
9 2 (6.90%) Canon
9 2 (6.90%) Equitrac
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) Xerox
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