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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank - 41 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.60% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £388 £500
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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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
121 126 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.79% 38.07% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 56 66
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.53 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
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