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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 480 511 557
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +46
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 149 123 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.70% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 31
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
Smart Meter
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
16802 17537 16827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.48% 32.98% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10926 11178 10192
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 709 722
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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
South East +42 85 £400 +6.66% 4
West Midlands -8 18 £375 -16.66% 2
London -18 16 £395 +16.17%
North West +30 13 £400 -4.76% 2
Yorkshire -14 9 £450 +5.88%
East Midlands -10 8 £350 -17.64% 1
South West +19 2 £375 -
Midlands -11 1 £450 +40.62%
Smart Meter
UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 England region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 53 (17.97%) Linux
2 45 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.90%) Project Management
3 41 (13.90%) ITIL
4 40 (13.56%) Java
5 38 (12.88%) Oracle
6 34 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (11.53%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (11.19%) Telecoms
8 32 (10.85%) JBoss
9 31 (10.51%) SQL
9 31 (10.51%) PRINCE2
10 28 (9.49%) JIRA
11 27 (9.15%) Waterfall
12 26 (8.81%) ActiveMQ
13 25 (8.47%) Retail
14 24 (8.14%) Change Management
14 24 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (7.80%) Test Scripting
15 23 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (7.46%) Degree
17 21 (7.12%) ZigBee
18 20 (6.78%) ITIL V3
18 20 (6.78%) SQL Server
19 19 (6.44%) Unix
19 19 (6.44%) Tomcat
19 19 (6.44%) Finance
20 18 (6.10%) Scrum
20 18 (6.10%) HP
20 18 (6.10%) Red Hat

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 32 (10.85%) JBoss
2 19 (6.44%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.07%) Apache
4 7 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.02%) CMS
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (5.76%) MS Office
2 15 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.03%) Doxygen
3 6 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.12%) ZigBee
2 15 (5.08%) Firewall
3 12 (4.07%) SSL
4 11 (3.73%) SNMP
5 10 (3.39%) IPv6
6 9 (3.05%) Wireless
7 8 (2.71%) OpenLDAP
8 6 (2.03%) Bluetooth
8 6 (2.03%) Internet
8 6 (2.03%) VLAN
9 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.69%) WAN
10 4 (1.36%) PuTTY
11 3 (1.02%) FTP
11 3 (1.02%) HTTP
12 2 (0.68%) 802.15
12 2 (0.68%) DNS
12 2 (0.68%) ISUP
12 2 (0.68%) SCCP
12 2 (0.68%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.53%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (6.78%) SQL Server
3 16 (5.42%) Big Data
4 6 (2.03%) SQLite
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.36%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.02%) GIS
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.68%) JasperReports
8 2 (0.68%) MySQL
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (9.49%) JIRA
2 15 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (5.08%) Subversion
3 14 (4.75%) Artifactory
4 11 (3.73%) JUnit
5 10 (3.39%) Checkstyle
5 10 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.39%) FindBugs
5 10 (3.39%) Gradle
5 10 (3.39%) Selenium
6 5 (1.69%) LabVIEW
7 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.02%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.02%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.68%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.68%) Maven
8 2 (0.68%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (11.19%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.47%) Retail
3 19 (6.44%) Finance
4 12 (4.07%) Billing
5 5 (1.69%) Banking
5 5 (1.69%) Electronics
5 5 (1.69%) Marketing
6 4 (1.36%) Local Government
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (22.03%) Analyst
2 43 (14.58%) Project Manager
3 34 (11.53%) Architect
4 32 (10.85%) Developer
5 28 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.42%) Smart Metering Project Manager
6 16 (5.42%) Test Engineer
7 13 (4.41%) Consultant
8 12 (4.07%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.73%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
9 11 (3.73%) Test Leader
10 10 (3.39%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Service Transition Analyst
10 10 (3.39%) Tester
10 10 (3.39%) Transition Analyst
11 9 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 8 (2.71%) Smart Metering Architect
12 8 (2.71%) Smart Metering Engineer
12 8 (2.71%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.81%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (5.76%) Spring
3 16 (5.42%) XML
4 11 (3.73%) Apache Camel
4 11 (3.73%) Hibernate
5 10 (3.39%) NHibernate
6 9 (3.05%) REST
7 8 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
7 8 (2.71%) SOAP
8 7 (2.37%) QML
8 7 (2.37%) Qt
9 6 (2.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.03%) RESTful
9 6 (2.03%) Web Services
10 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.36%) CSS3
10 4 (1.36%) HTML
10 4 (1.36%) HTML5
10 4 (1.36%) Middleware
10 4 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.42%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.42%) Smart Energy
3 13 (4.41%) PKI
4 8 (2.71%) Clustering
5 7 (2.37%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.69%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.36%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.02%) Smart Home
8 3 (1.02%) Statistics
8 3 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.68%) IVR
9 2 (0.68%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.68%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.97%) Linux
2 23 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (6.44%) Unix
4 16 (5.42%) Windows
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (13.90%) ITIL
2 41 (13.90%) Project Management
3 34 (11.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (10.51%) PRINCE2
5 27 (9.15%) Waterfall
6 24 (8.14%) Change Management
7 23 (7.80%) Test Scripting
8 20 (6.78%) ITIL V3
9 18 (6.10%) Scrum
9 18 (6.10%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (5.76%) Risk Management
10 17 (5.76%) Service Management
11 15 (5.08%) CRM
12 14 (4.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.41%) Business Analysis
13 13 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.07%) Asset Management
14 12 (4.07%) SDLC
15 11 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.56%) Java
2 31 (10.51%) SQL
3 12 (4.07%) Perl
4 9 (3.05%) C++
5 8 (2.71%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.69%) Python
6 5 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.36%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.02%) C
8 3 (1.02%) R
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.34%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) VB
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (7.46%) Degree
2 12 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.73%) ISTQB
3 11 (3.73%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.05%) ISEB
5 7 (2.37%) CISSP
5 7 (2.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (2.03%) CISM
6 6 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.69%) CITP
7 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.36%) HND
8 4 (1.36%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.36%) PMP
9 2 (0.68%) MBA
10 1 (0.34%) CEH
10 1 (0.34%) CLAS
10 1 (0.34%) IISP
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) FIPS 140-2
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (5.76%) Firmware
2 8 (2.71%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.71%) Puppet
3 5 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.02%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.68%) logstash
5 2 (0.68%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.34%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (12.88%) Oracle
2 18 (6.10%) HP
2 18 (6.10%) Red Hat
3 16 (5.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.42%) SAP
4 14 (4.75%) VMware
5 6 (2.03%) Remedy
6 4 (1.36%) F5
7 3 (1.02%) ESRI
8 2 (0.68%) BT
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.68%) Sonatype
8 2 (0.68%) Symantec
8 2 (0.68%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.34%) Capita
9 1 (0.34%) Progress
9 1 (0.34%) Serena
9 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.34%) Splunk
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X4 Group
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