The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank - 196 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.074% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2044 2554 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.36% 37.97% 36.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1887 1699
Average daily rate £470 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 57
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £78.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the City of London