The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 92 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.39% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 2.14% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate - £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £435
% change year-on-year
- -12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
338 234 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.95% 18.13% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 117 121
Average daily rate £288 £301 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.32% -19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 32
Average hourly rate £13.86 £19.39 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.54% -44.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.77 £11.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.05 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Rate: £335.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago