The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 96 77 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 1.34% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 4.39% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
Median daily rate £415 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £324 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £595 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Smart Meter
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
472 478 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.35% 30.58% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 279 249
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.28 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% +8.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £12.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £38.25 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -21 4 £415 -2.35%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Velocity
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) .NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 1 (8.33%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Software Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) DSDM
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Design
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy