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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 468 516 539
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +23
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 153 102 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 61 41
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50
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
16162 16454 16213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.20% 32.36% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10618 10421 10088
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 617 661
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.47 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.69% -9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.91 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +22 72 £363 -11.46% 3
West Midlands - 21 £435 - 5
East Midlands +15 20 £415 -5.14%
North West - 20 £375 -
London +4 8 £475 +11.76% 6
Yorkshire +1 7 £500 +32.89% 5
South West +3 2 £450 - 1
East of England - 2 £475 - 1
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Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 63 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (16.42%) Telecoms
3 54 (15.84%) Project Management
4 50 (14.66%) ITIL
5 49 (14.37%) SQL
6 47 (13.78%) Linux
7 43 (12.61%) Degree
8 41 (12.02%) Oracle
9 38 (11.14%) JIRA
10 37 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (10.26%) Retail
11 35 (10.26%) ZigBee
12 31 (9.09%) PRINCE2
13 30 (8.80%) Waterfall
14 29 (8.50%) Java
15 28 (8.21%) SQL Server
15 28 (8.21%) Unix
15 28 (8.21%) Finance
16 27 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
16 27 (7.92%) Microsoft
17 26 (7.62%) MS Office
17 26 (7.62%) SAP
18 24 (7.04%) JBoss
18 24 (7.04%) Requirements Management
19 23 (6.74%) Supplier Management
19 23 (6.74%) Release Management
19 23 (6.74%) ITIL V3
19 23 (6.74%) HP
19 23 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (6.45%) Windows

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 24 (7.04%) JBoss
2 15 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.52%) Apache
4 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.59%) CMS
7 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (7.62%) MS Office
2 21 (6.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.64%) MS Project
4 7 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.76%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (4.69%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) Primavera
3 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.26%) ZigBee
2 12 (3.52%) SSL
2 12 (3.52%) VLAN
3 11 (3.23%) Firewall
4 9 (2.64%) Internet
5 8 (2.35%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.76%) 802.15
6 6 (1.76%) HTTP
6 6 (1.76%) IPv6
6 6 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.47%) SNMP
7 5 (1.47%) WAN
8 4 (1.17%) DNS
8 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.17%) X.509
9 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.88%) Network Security
9 3 (0.88%) Wireless
10 2 (0.59%) ASN.1
10 2 (0.59%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (3.52%) Big Data
4 6 (1.76%) SQLite
5 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.59%) MySQL
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.29%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.29%) QlikView
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (11.14%) JIRA
2 12 (3.52%) Subversion
3 11 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.93%) Artifactory
4 10 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (2.93%) Checkstyle
4 10 (2.93%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.93%) FindBugs
4 10 (2.93%) Gradle
4 10 (2.93%) JUnit
4 10 (2.93%) Selenium
5 7 (2.05%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.59%) Maven
7 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (16.42%) Telecoms
2 35 (10.26%) Retail
3 28 (8.21%) Finance
4 18 (5.28%) Billing
5 10 (2.93%) Banking
6 8 (2.35%) Marketing
7 7 (2.05%) Legal
8 5 (1.47%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Local Government
10 2 (0.59%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (22.58%) Analyst
2 50 (14.66%) Project Manager
3 47 (13.78%) Architect
4 34 (9.97%) Developer
5 22 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 21 (6.16%) Test Engineer
7 20 (5.87%) Smart Metering Project Manager
8 18 (5.28%) Test Analyst
9 14 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.81%) Consultant
10 13 (3.81%) Test Manager
11 11 (3.23%) Java Developer
11 11 (3.23%) Senior Architect
11 11 (3.23%) Smart Metering Engineer
11 11 (3.23%) Test Leader
11 11 (3.23%) Transition Analyst
12 9 (2.64%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
12 9 (2.64%) Tester
13 8 (2.35%) Business Change Manager
13 8 (2.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.99%) ActiveMQ
2 16 (4.69%) XML
3 12 (3.52%) Hibernate
3 12 (3.52%) Spring
4 11 (3.23%) REST
5 10 (2.93%) Apache Camel
5 10 (2.93%) NHibernate
5 10 (2.93%) SOAP
6 9 (2.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (2.64%) HTML
7 8 (2.35%) CSS
8 7 (2.05%) HTML5
8 7 (2.05%) QML
8 7 (2.05%) Qt
8 7 (2.05%) RESTful
8 7 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (2.05%) Web Services
9 6 (1.76%) .NET
9 6 (1.76%) 802.1X
9 6 (1.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.81%) PKI
2 13 (3.81%) Smart Energy
3 12 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.52%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.64%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.05%) Clustering
7 6 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.76%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.17%) Statistics
8 4 (1.17%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (0.88%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.59%) IVR
10 2 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.29%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.78%) Linux
2 28 (8.21%) Unix
3 22 (6.45%) Windows
4 17 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (15.84%) Project Management
3 50 (14.66%) ITIL
4 37 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 30 (8.80%) Waterfall
7 24 (7.04%) Requirements Management
8 23 (6.74%) ITIL V3
8 23 (6.74%) Release Management
8 23 (6.74%) Supplier Management
9 20 (5.87%) Case Management
9 20 (5.87%) Test Scripting
10 19 (5.57%) Change Management
10 19 (5.57%) Scrum
10 19 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (5.28%) Enterprise Architecture
11 18 (5.28%) Risk Management
12 17 (4.99%) CRM
12 17 (4.99%) TOGAF
12 17 (4.99%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.37%) SQL
2 29 (8.50%) Java
3 13 (3.81%) C++
3 13 (3.81%) PL/SQL
4 10 (2.93%) Python
5 8 (2.35%) C
5 8 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.05%) Perl
7 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.88%) R
9 2 (0.59%) PHP
9 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.29%) C#
10 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.29%) Scala
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (12.61%) Degree
2 13 (3.81%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 12 (3.52%) MBA
4 9 (2.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.64%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.35%) PMI Certification
5 8 (2.35%) PMP
5 8 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.05%) CISSP
6 7 (2.05%) HND
7 5 (1.47%) CITP
8 3 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.59%) APMP
9 2 (0.59%) CISM
9 2 (0.59%) GCIA
9 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.81%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.17%) FIPS 140-2
3 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.59%) ISO22301
5 2 (0.59%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (2.35%) Firmware
3 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 20 (5.87%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.47%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
4 2 (0.59%) logstash
4 2 (0.59%) OpenNMS
4 2 (0.59%) OpenView
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 41 (12.02%) Oracle
2 27 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 26 (7.62%) SAP
4 23 (6.74%) HP
5 10 (2.93%) VMware
6 9 (2.64%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.76%) Remedy
8 4 (1.17%) BT
8 4 (1.17%) Cisco
8 4 (1.17%) F5
9 3 (0.88%) Splunk
9 3 (0.88%) Symantec
10 2 (0.59%) ArcSight
10 2 (0.59%) BMC
10 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.59%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.29%) Capita
11 1 (0.29%) Serena
11 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.29%) Tripwire
West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago