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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
UK / England
Rank 455 433 534
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +101
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 124 181 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 1.22% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 123 38
Median daily rate £406 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
13065 14836 14550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.20% 31.11% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8468 9727 9075
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 540 601
Median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £18.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% +18.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
South East -6 63 £375 -6.25% 3
East Midlands -16 15 £388 -6.06% 3
West Midlands +15 14 £450 +5.88% 2
South West +25 12 £450 +28.57%
London +15 9 £413 -28.26% 8
Yorkshire +10 4 £713 +24.45%
North West +16 1 £850 +209.09% 2
Midlands +2 1 £325 -43.47%
East of England +1 1 £275 -33.33% 1
Smart Meter
UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 50 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (16.00%) Linux
4 29 (14.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (13.00%) JBoss
6 23 (11.50%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (10.50%) Project Management
7 21 (10.50%) Unix
8 19 (9.50%) Telecoms
9 18 (9.00%) ITIL
9 18 (9.00%) Java
9 18 (9.00%) SQL
9 18 (9.00%) Mobile App
10 17 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (8.50%) HP
10 17 (8.50%) Red Hat
11 16 (8.00%) Apache
12 15 (7.50%) PRINCE2
12 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
12 15 (7.50%) JIRA
13 14 (7.00%) SC Cleared
13 14 (7.00%) Integration Testing
13 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
14 13 (6.50%) Oracle
14 13 (6.50%) MS Office
15 12 (6.00%) Service Management
15 12 (6.00%) QA
15 12 (6.00%) Waterfall
15 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (5.50%) Release Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 26 (13.00%) JBoss
2 16 (8.00%) Apache
3 4 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.50%) MS Office
3 5 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.00%) Firewall
2 8 (4.00%) SAN
2 8 (4.00%) ZigBee
3 3 (1.50%) HTTP
3 3 (1.50%) SSL
3 3 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.50%) Wireless
4 2 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) BGP
5 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.50%) IPsec
5 1 (0.50%) LAN
5 1 (0.50%) MPLS
5 1 (0.50%) OSPF
5 1 (0.50%) SNMP
5 1 (0.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.00%) Big Data
4 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.50%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (7.50%) JIRA
2 6 (3.00%) JUnit
3 5 (2.50%) Artifactory
3 5 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (2.50%) Subversion
4 4 (2.00%) Checkstyle
4 4 (2.00%) FindBugs
5 3 (1.50%) Gradle
6 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.00%) LabVIEW
6 2 (1.00%) Selenium
6 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.50%) JMeter
7 1 (0.50%) Maven
7 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (9.50%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.50%) Billing
3 9 (4.50%) Retail
4 7 (3.50%) Finance
5 6 (3.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.50%) Marketing
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (28.00%) Analyst
2 32 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 26 (13.00%) Business Analyst
4 23 (11.50%) Test Analyst
5 15 (7.50%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
6 13 (6.50%) Programme Manager
7 12 (6.00%) Smart Metering Project Manager
8 11 (5.50%) Smart Metering Engineer
8 11 (5.50%) Test Engineer
9 9 (4.50%) Developer
9 9 (4.50%) Service Manager
9 9 (4.50%) UAT Engineer
10 8 (4.00%) Tester
11 7 (3.50%) Consultant
12 6 (3.00%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Test Manager
12 6 (3.00%) Transition Manager
13 5 (2.50%) Administrator
13 5 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
13 5 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) Spring
2 7 (3.50%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (3.00%) Apache Camel
4 5 (2.50%) Middleware
5 4 (2.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.00%) XML
6 3 (1.50%) CGI
7 2 (1.00%) .NET
7 2 (1.00%) HTML
7 2 (1.00%) J2EE
7 2 (1.00%) Memcached
7 2 (1.00%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (1.00%) Smarty
7 2 (1.00%) Spring Boot
8 1 (0.50%) CSS
8 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.50%) REST
8 1 (0.50%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.00%) Mobile App
2 12 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.00%) Clustering
4 6 (3.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.00%) Smart Energy
5 5 (2.50%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.00%) PKI
6 4 (2.00%) User Experience
7 3 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.50%) PMI
8 2 (1.00%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.00%) Linux
2 21 (10.50%) Unix
3 17 (8.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.50%) Windows
5 3 (1.50%) SUSE
6 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (11.50%) System Integration Testing
5 21 (10.50%) Project Management
6 18 (9.00%) ITIL
7 15 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 14 (7.00%) Integration Testing
9 12 (6.00%) Service Management
9 12 (6.00%) Waterfall
10 11 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.50%) Release Management
11 10 (5.00%) Business Analysis
11 10 (5.00%) Coaching
11 10 (5.00%) Defect Management
11 10 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
12 9 (4.50%) Analytics
12 9 (4.50%) Change Management
12 9 (4.50%) Project Planning
13 8 (4.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.00%) Java
1 18 (9.00%) SQL
2 8 (4.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (4.00%) Korn
3 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.50%) Python
5 2 (1.00%) C
6 1 (0.50%) ABAP
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) R
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.50%) ISEB
4 6 (3.00%) Degree
5 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.50%) RHCE
6 4 (2.00%) APMP
6 4 (2.00%) PMP
7 3 (1.50%) CCIE
7 3 (1.50%) CIPD
7 3 (1.50%) CISSP
7 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.50%) RHCSA
8 2 (1.00%) CCNP
8 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.50%) CCNA
9 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) QA
2 4 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.00%) P3O
3 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.00%) vSphere
2 5 (2.50%) Firmware
3 2 (1.00%) Corosync
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.00%) Puppet
1 8 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.50%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.00%) Ansible
5 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (1.00%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 17 (8.50%) HP
1 17 (8.50%) Red Hat
2 13 (6.50%) Oracle
3 8 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.00%) Veritas
4 7 (3.50%) SAP
4 7 (3.50%) VMware
5 5 (2.50%) F5
6 4 (2.00%) Cisco
6 4 (2.00%) Remedy
7 3 (1.50%) Arqiva
7 3 (1.50%) Splunk
8 2 (1.00%) NetApp
8 2 (1.00%) Symantec
9 1 (0.50%) BT
9 1 (0.50%) Fortinet
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