The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 62 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
Smart Meter
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
232 184 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.21% 25.84% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 123 112
Median daily rate £375 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Median hourly rate £10.60 £12.43 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.68% -5.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter across the Birmingham region.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Smart Meter
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Smart Metering Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Smart Metering Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Metering Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP