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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 54 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% - 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% - 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
135 92 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.00% 24.47% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 51 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £446 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 35
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.80 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Erlang
1 1 (100.00%) Twisted
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Programming

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Twisted
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Erlang