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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 481 486 470
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 98 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 43 27
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£418 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £234 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -5 46 £388 +8.77% 6
London +8 20 £425 -10.52% 5
Yorkshire -10 11 £378 -26.05%
East Midlands -6 9 £450 +31.38%
North East - 5 £438 -
West Midlands -11 2 £625 +78.57% 3
East of England +7 1 - - 1
South West +7 1 - -
North West -21 1 - - 1
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Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (18.40%) ITIL
2 26 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (14.72%) Project Management
4 21 (12.88%) Risk Management
5 20 (12.27%) Service Management
5 20 (12.27%) SAP
6 19 (11.66%) ISEB
6 19 (11.66%) Change Management
7 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
7 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (9.20%) HP
8 15 (9.20%) Telecoms
8 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.20%) Test Scripting
9 14 (8.59%) Finance
9 14 (8.59%) MS Project
10 13 (7.98%) Retail
10 13 (7.98%) Billing
10 13 (7.98%) Penetration Testing
10 13 (7.98%) ISTQB
11 12 (7.36%) QA
11 12 (7.36%) Remedy
12 11 (6.75%) SQL
12 11 (6.75%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (6.75%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
13 10 (6.13%) SC Cleared
13 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
13 10 (6.13%) Incident Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (8.59%) MS Project
2 10 (6.13%) MS Office
3 4 (2.45%) Doxygen
3 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.61%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) ZigBee
2 4 (2.45%) LAN
2 4 (2.45%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.45%) GPRS
2 4 (2.45%) Firewall
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.84%) MPLS
3 3 (1.84%) BGP
3 3 (1.84%) GSM
3 3 (1.84%) WAN
3 3 (1.84%) HTTP
3 3 (1.84%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.23%) SAN
4 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.61%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (0.61%) ISUP
5 1 (0.61%) INAP
5 1 (0.61%) DAB
5 1 (0.61%) SS7
5 1 (0.61%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) SQLite
2 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) Kiln
2 1 (0.61%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (9.20%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.59%) Finance
3 13 (7.98%) Retail
3 13 (7.98%) Billing
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.84%) Legal
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 48 (29.45%) Analyst
2 37 (22.70%) Project Manager
3 30 (18.40%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.20%) Test Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) Architect
6 12 (7.36%) Test Leader
6 12 (7.36%) Consultant
7 11 (6.75%) Test Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Project Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Senior Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.29%) Developer
10 7 (4.29%) Designer
11 4 (2.45%) Business Process Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.45%) Business Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.45%) Programme Manager
11 4 (2.45%) Process Consultant
11 4 (2.45%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) XML
2 4 (2.45%) Qt
2 4 (2.45%) RESTful
2 4 (2.45%) QML
3 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.61%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.61%) SOAP
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.61%) Twisted
3 1 (0.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) PKI
3 9 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.91%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.91%) Cryptography
5 5 (3.07%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.45%) GIS
7 3 (1.84%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.84%) CMDB
7 3 (1.84%) Statistics
8 2 (1.23%) EPoS
8 2 (1.23%) EFT
8 2 (1.23%) EFTPOS
8 2 (1.23%) DTV
8 2 (1.23%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.61%) APACS
9 1 (0.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Linux
2 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.45%) Windows
4 2 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.40%) ITIL
2 26 (15.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (14.72%) Project Management
4 21 (12.88%) Risk Management
5 20 (12.27%) Service Management
6 19 (11.66%) Change Management
7 17 (10.43%) PRINCE2
8 15 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (9.20%) Test Scripting
9 13 (7.98%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (6.75%) Integration Testing
11 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
11 10 (6.13%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.52%) Information Security
12 9 (5.52%) Software Testing
12 9 (5.52%) Matrix Management
13 8 (4.91%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.91%) Security Testing
13 8 (4.91%) Data Management
13 8 (4.91%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.07%) Java
3 4 (2.45%) C++
3 4 (2.45%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.84%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) ISEB
2 13 (7.98%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.13%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.13%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (6.13%) CISSP
4 6 (3.68%) CISA
4 6 (3.68%) CISM
5 5 (3.07%) CRISC
5 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.45%) PMP
7 3 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) QA
2 11 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) NFS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.84%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (12.27%) SAP
2 15 (9.20%) HP
3 12 (7.36%) Remedy
4 5 (3.07%) Oracle
4 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.07%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.45%) F5
6 3 (1.84%) BMC
6 3 (1.84%) Cisco
6 3 (1.84%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.23%) Cognos
8 1 (0.61%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.61%) Elavon
8 1 (0.61%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Sage
8 1 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.61%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.61%) TSYS
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