The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 463 453 480
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 116 98 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.66% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 26
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£410 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15290 14865 13381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10003 9386 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 625 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in England

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in England

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in England

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the England region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in England

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
South East -8 86 £425 +19.71% 3
East Midlands - 9 £410 -
Yorkshire -14 6 £400 -3.03%
London 0 4 £400 -1.84%
West Midlands -7 4 £365 -2.66%
North West - 1 £400 - 1
East of England - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Smart Meter
UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 48 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 30 (16.67%) Java
4 26 (14.44%) SAP
5 21 (11.67%) Oracle
6 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (10.56%) Risk Management
7 19 (10.56%) Telecoms
7 19 (10.56%) PRINCE2
7 19 (10.56%) UNIX
8 18 (10.00%) Project Management
8 18 (10.00%) Linux
9 17 (9.44%) SQL
9 17 (9.44%) Management Information System
10 16 (8.89%) Information Security
11 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.33%) PKI
12 14 (7.78%) Maven
12 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
13 13 (7.22%) Ansible
13 13 (7.22%) Firewall
14 12 (6.67%) Information Security Management
14 12 (6.67%) Security Management
14 12 (6.67%) Change Management
14 12 (6.67%) Red Hat
14 12 (6.67%) Migration
14 12 (6.67%) F5
14 12 (6.67%) Data Protection
14 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (6.11%) Integration Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.33%) JBoss
2 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.67%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.67%) MS Project
3 2 (1.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (2.78%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.22%) Firewall
2 9 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (5.00%) GPRS
2 9 (5.00%) MPLS
2 9 (5.00%) BGP
3 5 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.78%) ZigBee
4 4 (2.22%) Network Security
4 4 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.67%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.67%) SAN
5 3 (1.67%) Internet
5 3 (1.67%) 3G
5 3 (1.67%) WAN
5 3 (1.67%) HTTP
5 3 (1.67%) LAN
6 2 (1.11%) SMS
6 2 (1.11%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.22%) MS Access
4 4 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.11%) Big Data
6 2 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Maven
1 14 (7.78%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.00%) Subversion
3 5 (2.78%) Selenium
3 5 (2.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.56%) JMeter
4 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
General
1 19 (10.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.00%) Finance
2 9 (5.00%) Retail
3 6 (3.33%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Electronics
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.67%) Analyst
2 26 (14.44%) Project Manager
2 26 (14.44%) Business Analyst
3 21 (11.67%) Consultant
4 19 (10.56%) Developer
5 15 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) Environment Manager
6 12 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 12 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 12 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 7 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (3.89%) Architect
8 6 (3.33%) Integration Manager
8 6 (3.33%) Data Analyst
8 6 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Build Manager
9 5 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Support Analyst
9 5 (2.78%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.22%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) XML
2 6 (3.33%) J2EE
3 5 (2.78%) SAML
3 5 (2.78%) Hibernate
3 5 (2.78%) Spring
3 5 (2.78%) Web Services
4 2 (1.11%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) WML
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) WAP
5 1 (0.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.56%) RESTful
5 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.56%) Twisted
5 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.44%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.33%) PKI
3 10 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.78%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.67%) DataPower
8 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.11%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) SCADA
9 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.56%) UNIX
2 18 (10.00%) Linux
3 12 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (5.00%) Windows
5 5 (2.78%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (10.56%) Risk Management
2 19 (10.56%) PRINCE2
3 18 (10.00%) Project Management
4 16 (8.89%) Information Security
5 15 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (6.67%) Change Management
6 12 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 12 (6.67%) Security Management
6 12 (6.67%) Migration
6 12 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 11 (6.11%) Integration Testing
8 10 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 10 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.56%) Validation
8 10 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.00%) ITIL
9 9 (5.00%) ISMS
9 9 (5.00%) Information Management
9 9 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (16.67%) Java
2 17 (9.44%) SQL
3 5 (2.78%) VB
4 4 (2.22%) Python
4 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.11%) C
5 2 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.11%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) Erlang
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.56%) Degree
3 10 (5.56%) CISSP
4 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.33%) ISEB
6 5 (2.78%) Sun Certification
6 5 (2.78%) CISA
7 4 (2.22%) CISM
8 3 (1.67%) CRISC
8 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.11%) PMP
10 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) HND
10 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Firmware
2 3 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.22%) Ansible
2 9 (5.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (14.44%) SAP
2 21 (11.67%) Oracle
3 12 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 12 (6.67%) F5
4 10 (5.56%) Cisco
5 9 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.22%) Primavera
6 4 (2.22%) VMware
6 4 (2.22%) IBM
6 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.67%) HP
7 3 (1.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.11%) Remedy
9 1 (0.56%) Facebook
9 1 (0.56%) Google
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.56%) webMethods
9 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.56%) BMC
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