The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank - 58 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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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East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 185 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.94% 30.83% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 66 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £572 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 32
Average hourly rate £44.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £44.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - - - -
Smart Meter
East of England

Smart Meter
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing