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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 500 458 411
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -47
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 56 88 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 51
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£400 £380 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £378 £384
% change year-on-year
+10.85% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Smart Meter
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14367 14360 12509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 31.49% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8927 8927 7649
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 586 687
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -53 32 £375 +3.44% 4
London -6 5 £350 -33.33% 3
West Midlands -5 3 - - 1
North West -15 3 - - 1
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - -
Smart Meter
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Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 47 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.28%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.61%) Java
4 23 (12.92%) Risk Management
4 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (11.24%) SQL
6 19 (10.67%) SAP
7 18 (10.11%) PRINCE2
8 17 (9.55%) Oracle
8 17 (9.55%) Project Management
9 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
9 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
9 16 (8.99%) Change Management
9 16 (8.99%) Linux
9 16 (8.99%) Information Security
10 15 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (8.43%) PKI
11 14 (7.87%) Maven
11 14 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (7.87%) Finance
11 14 (7.87%) ITIL
11 14 (7.87%) Jenkins
11 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (7.30%) Ansible
12 13 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (7.30%) UNIX
12 13 (7.30%) Red Hat
12 13 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (7.30%) Test Scripting
13 12 (6.74%) Security Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.37%) JBoss
3 3 (1.69%) SAS
4 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Project
3 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.12%) MS Office
4 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.12%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.18%) Firewall
2 9 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (5.06%) MPLS
2 9 (5.06%) BGP
2 9 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (4.49%) GPRS
4 4 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.25%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.69%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.69%) LAN
5 3 (1.69%) WAN
5 3 (1.69%) HTTP
5 3 (1.69%) SAN
5 3 (1.69%) Internet
5 3 (1.69%) 3G
6 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.12%) SMS
7 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.56%) 4G
7 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.25%) MS Access
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.56%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Maven
1 14 (7.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.06%) Subversion
3 5 (2.81%) Selenium
3 5 (2.81%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.56%) JMeter
General
1 16 (8.99%) Telecoms
2 14 (7.87%) Finance
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Billing
4 8 (4.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (31.46%) Analyst
2 31 (17.42%) Project Manager
3 28 (15.73%) Business Analyst
4 19 (10.67%) Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Test Analyst
6 16 (8.99%) Consultant
7 15 (8.43%) Environment Manager
8 13 (7.30%) Test Manager
9 12 (6.74%) Java Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Software Test Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Integration Manager
11 6 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Test Leader
12 5 (2.81%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Build Manager
12 5 (2.81%) Senior Manager
13 4 (2.25%) Architect
13 4 (2.25%) Programme Manager
13 4 (2.25%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) XML
2 6 (3.37%) J2EE
3 5 (2.81%) Spring
3 5 (2.81%) Hibernate
3 5 (2.81%) SAML
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.56%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.56%) Twisted
5 1 (0.56%) Ajax
5 1 (0.56%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.56%) JSON
5 1 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.56%) SOAP
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.56%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.43%) PKI
3 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.74%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (6.74%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.81%) Statistics
6 4 (2.25%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.69%) DataPower
8 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) IVR
9 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.56%) PMI
9 1 (0.56%) GIS
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.99%) Linux
2 13 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (7.30%) UNIX
3 4 (2.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (12.92%) Risk Management
1 23 (12.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (10.11%) PRINCE2
3 17 (9.55%) Project Management
4 16 (8.99%) Change Management
4 16 (8.99%) Information Security
5 15 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.87%) ITIL
7 13 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (7.30%) Test Scripting
8 12 (6.74%) Security Testing
8 12 (6.74%) Data Protection
8 12 (6.74%) Integration Testing
8 12 (6.74%) Migration
8 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
8 12 (6.74%) Information Security Management
8 12 (6.74%) Security Management
8 12 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (6.18%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.61%) Java
2 20 (11.24%) SQL
3 5 (2.81%) VB
3 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.25%) Python
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) Erlang
6 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 45 (25.28%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) CISSP
4 11 (6.18%) ISEB
5 9 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (3.93%) Degree
7 6 (3.37%) CISA
7 6 (3.37%) CISM
8 5 (2.81%) CRISC
8 5 (2.81%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.81%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.12%) PMP
10 2 (1.12%) VCP4
10 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.56%) HND
11 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (7.30%) Ansible
2 9 (5.06%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) SAP
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle
3 13 (7.30%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.74%) F5
5 9 (5.06%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.06%) Cisco
6 5 (2.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.81%) HP
6 5 (2.81%) Primavera
7 4 (2.25%) Remedy
7 4 (2.25%) IBM
8 3 (1.69%) VMware
8 3 (1.69%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.56%) Facebook
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) BMC
10 1 (0.56%) webMethods
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