The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 24 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 0 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.63% - 15.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% - 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 22
Average daily rate
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£366 - £360
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £37.50
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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 Crawley region.

Miscellaneous Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 31.58% 30.48% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 40
Average daily rate £350 £315 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £11.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -75.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Smart Meter
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) TestPartner
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Validation

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001