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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 516 477 500
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +23
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 63 83 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 50 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £381 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -22.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £323 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £488
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -21 38 £450 +25.87% 8
East Midlands -3 6 £318 -9.28%
London +11 4 £500 - 4
West Midlands -13 3 £350 -6.66% 3
East of England -25 2 £388 - 2
South Coast - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 1
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Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 32 (23.53%) SAP
2 23 (16.91%) Project Management
2 23 (16.91%) Telecoms
2 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2
5 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
6 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
6 15 (11.03%) UNIX
7 14 (10.29%) Java
7 14 (10.29%) Oracle
7 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
9 12 (8.82%) XML
10 11 (8.09%) PKI
10 11 (8.09%) Information Security
11 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (7.35%) ZigBee
11 10 (7.35%) Windows
11 10 (7.35%) Linux
11 10 (7.35%) SQL
11 10 (7.35%) HP
11 10 (7.35%) Firmware
12 9 (6.62%) 3G
12 9 (6.62%) IPv6
12 9 (6.62%) MS Project
12 9 (6.62%) ITIL
12 9 (6.62%) CRM
12 9 (6.62%) GPRS

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS Project
2 4 (2.94%) MS Office
3 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (4.41%) SAP CRM
3 3 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.47%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.35%) ZigBee
2 9 (6.62%) GPRS
2 9 (6.62%) UMTS
2 9 (6.62%) IPv6
2 9 (6.62%) 3G
3 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.15%) Internet
4 7 (5.15%) HTTP
4 7 (5.15%) Wireless
5 5 (3.68%) DAB
5 5 (3.68%) Firewall
5 5 (3.68%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.68%) Network Security
5 5 (3.68%) 4G
5 5 (3.68%) GSM
5 5 (3.68%) DNS
5 5 (3.68%) SSL
6 4 (2.94%) Bluetooth
6 4 (2.94%) 3GPP
6 4 (2.94%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.21%) MS Access
4 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.74%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Toad
1 3 (2.21%) Maven
1 3 (2.21%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.47%) LabVIEW
2 2 (1.47%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Introscope
3 1 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.74%) JUnit
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.74%) Selenium
3 1 (0.74%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (0.74%) JProfiler
General
1 23 (16.91%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.62%) Billing
3 8 (5.88%) Finance
4 7 (5.15%) Retail
5 5 (3.68%) Electronics
6 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.21%) Automotive
6 3 (2.21%) Marketing
7 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Banking
8 1 (0.74%) French Language
8 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (32.35%) Analyst
2 21 (15.44%) Business Analyst
3 20 (14.71%) Consultant
4 16 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 13 (9.56%) Architect
6 9 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (5.88%) Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Test Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) Test Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.21%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.21%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.21%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.21%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.21%) SAP Consultant
12 2 (1.47%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.82%) XML
2 7 (5.15%) Web Services
3 5 (3.68%) WAP
3 5 (3.68%) WML
4 3 (2.21%) XSD
4 3 (2.21%) XSLT
4 3 (2.21%) Middleware
5 2 (1.47%) SOAP
5 2 (1.47%) .NET
5 2 (1.47%) J2EE
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.74%) RESTful
6 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.74%) Twisted
6 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.74%) JDBC
6 1 (0.74%) ODBC
6 1 (0.74%) SAML
6 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.09%) PKI
4 10 (7.35%) Firmware
5 7 (5.15%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.41%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.68%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.94%) Machine to Machine
8 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.47%) mHealth
10 2 (1.47%) User Experience
10 2 (1.47%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.47%) DTV
10 2 (1.47%) CMDB
11 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.74%) SCADA
11 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.74%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) UNIX
2 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 5 (3.68%) AIX
4 4 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.91%) Project Management
1 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (13.24%) PRINCE2
3 16 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.29%) Business Analysis
5 11 (8.09%) Information Security
6 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (6.62%) Security Testing
7 9 (6.62%) ITIL
7 9 (6.62%) CRM
7 9 (6.62%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 7 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (5.15%) Service Management
9 7 (5.15%) Change Management
9 7 (5.15%) Information Security Management
9 7 (5.15%) Security Management
9 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
10 6 (4.41%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (4.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.29%) Java
2 10 (7.35%) SQL
3 6 (4.41%) C
4 3 (2.21%) C++
5 2 (1.47%) Groovy
5 2 (1.47%) Perl
5 2 (1.47%) VB
5 2 (1.47%) Python
6 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) Erlang
6 1 (0.74%) VBA
6 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) ISEB
1 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.15%) CISSP
2 7 (5.15%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.94%) CISA
5 3 (2.21%) CISM
5 3 (2.21%) PMP
5 3 (2.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.47%) CCNP
6 2 (1.47%) CCNA
6 2 (1.47%) IIBA
6 2 (1.47%) CRISC
7 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.74%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.94%) QA
3 3 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) nmon
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) SAP
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.35%) HP
5 5 (3.68%) Cisco
6 3 (2.21%) Remedy
7 2 (1.47%) Primavera
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
7 2 (1.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.74%) BMC
8 1 (0.74%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.74%) webMethods
8 1 (0.74%) ComArch
8 1 (0.74%) Agilent
8 1 (0.74%) F5
8 1 (0.74%) IBM
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