The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Smart Meter
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
92 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.66% 26.84% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 34
Average daily rate £360 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £511 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Cambridge region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Smart Meter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) 802.15
1 4 (100.00%) X.509
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Smart Meter 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 Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) 802.15
1 4 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) Internet
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (100.00%) X.509
1 4 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python