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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Hitachi
UK
Rank 569 619 613
Rank change year-on-year +50 -6  
Contract jobs citing Hitachi 14 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.039% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.071% 0.090% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Median daily rate £458 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £388 £313
% change year-on-year +25.80% +24.00%  
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 19813 23266 24403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.11% 43.71% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 14093 13817
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 710 807 1038
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.73 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

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 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Hitachi in the UK

Hitachi
Top 11 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 27 March 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 +41 13 £490 +12.00% 5
London +30 7 £458 +1.66% 4
City of London +6 5 £490 -2.00%
South East +5 3 - -
Dorking - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
East of England -4 1 £600 +9.09%
Wales - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £375 -
Harlow - 1 £600 -
Essex - 1 £600 -

Hitachi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) HP
5 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) EMC
7 9 (34.62%) IBM
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (30.77%) iSeries
8 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
8 8 (30.77%) XenApp
8 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) DB2
8 8 (30.77%) AS400
8 8 (30.77%) Wyse
8 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
8 8 (30.77%) Tivoli
9 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
10 6 (23.08%) Migration
10 6 (23.08%) SAN
10 6 (23.08%) NetApp
11 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
11 5 (19.23%) ObjectStore
11 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
11 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
11 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared

Hitachi
Top Related 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 (19.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) NetSuite
1 1 (3.85%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) DB2
2 5 (19.23%) ObjectStore
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) EMC Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) PowerShell Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Product Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Product Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) AS400
1 8 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 8 (30.77%) iSeries
1 8 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 5 (19.23%) EMC VNX
3 3 (11.54%) CLARiiON
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.85%) ERP
3 1 (3.85%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (3.85%) Operations Management
3 1 (3.85%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) XenApp
2 8 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) HP
1 11 (42.31%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) EMC
3 9 (34.62%) IBM
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 8 (30.77%) Wyse
5 6 (23.08%) NetApp
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) Fujitsu
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) Veritas
9 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
9 1 (3.85%) CommVault
9 1 (3.85%) Epicor
9 1 (3.85%) Google
9 1 (3.85%) Oracle
9 1 (3.85%) Sage
9 1 (3.85%) Sybase