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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 490 527 547
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +20
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 125 116 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.67% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 73 35
Median daily rate £400 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £523 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
16607 17376 17005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.38% 33.41% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10809 11025 10429
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
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 590 742 744
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.87 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.21 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +38 78 £400 +13.07% 4
London -1 17 £390 -1.26% 2
West Midlands -12 11 £375 -16.66%
Yorkshire -7 8 £425 -2.85% 1
North West +16 5 £369 -12.72%
East Midlands -14 5 £350 -26.31%
South West - 3 £375 -
Midlands -8 2 £475 +48.43%
Smart Meter
UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 58 (20.79%) Linux
2 45 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (14.34%) ITIL
4 38 (13.62%) Java
5 37 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (12.90%) Project Management
7 34 (12.19%) Oracle
8 33 (11.83%) JBoss
9 32 (11.47%) SQL
9 32 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (10.39%) PRINCE2
10 29 (10.39%) Waterfall
11 27 (9.68%) JIRA
12 25 (8.96%) Telecoms
13 24 (8.60%) ActiveMQ
13 24 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (8.24%) Unix
15 22 (7.89%) Retail
15 22 (7.89%) Change Management
15 22 (7.89%) Test Scripting
16 20 (7.17%) Red Hat
17 19 (6.81%) Degree
17 19 (6.81%) System Integration Testing
18 18 (6.45%) ITIL V3
18 18 (6.45%) SQL Server
19 17 (6.09%) SAP
19 17 (6.09%) Tomcat
19 17 (6.09%) HP
19 17 (6.09%) Service Management

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 33 (11.83%) JBoss
2 17 (6.09%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.30%) Apache
4 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.43%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.08%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.08%) CMS
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (5.38%) MS Office
2 14 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.43%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.51%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.09%) ZigBee
2 15 (5.38%) Firewall
3 11 (3.94%) SNMP
3 11 (3.94%) SSL
4 9 (3.23%) IPv6
4 9 (3.23%) Wireless
5 8 (2.87%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (2.15%) Internet
6 6 (2.15%) VLAN
7 5 (1.79%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.79%) WAN
8 4 (1.43%) Bluetooth
8 4 (1.43%) PuTTY
9 3 (1.08%) FTP
10 2 (0.72%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.72%) HTTP
10 2 (0.72%) ISUP
10 2 (0.72%) SAN
10 2 (0.72%) SCCP
10 2 (0.72%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.47%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.38%) Big Data
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.43%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.43%) SQLite
6 3 (1.08%) GIS
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.72%) MySQL
7 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.36%) QlikView
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (9.68%) JIRA
2 13 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (4.66%) Subversion
3 12 (4.30%) Artifactory
4 9 (3.23%) JUnit
5 8 (2.87%) Checkstyle
5 8 (2.87%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.87%) FindBugs
5 8 (2.87%) Gradle
5 8 (2.87%) Selenium
6 6 (2.15%) LabVIEW
7 4 (1.43%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.08%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.72%) Maven
9 2 (0.72%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 22 (7.89%) Retail
3 16 (5.73%) Finance
4 10 (3.58%) Billing
5 5 (1.79%) Banking
6 4 (1.43%) Electronics
6 4 (1.43%) Local Government
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (25.45%) Analyst
2 35 (12.54%) Project Manager
3 34 (12.19%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.11%) Architect
5 27 (9.68%) Developer
6 17 (6.09%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
7 16 (5.73%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 16 (5.73%) Test Engineer
8 12 (4.30%) Consultant
8 12 (4.30%) Test Leader
8 12 (4.30%) Tester
9 11 (3.94%) Java Developer
9 11 (3.94%) Test Analyst
10 9 (3.23%) Service Analyst
10 9 (3.23%) Service Transition Analyst
10 9 (3.23%) Transition Analyst
11 8 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.51%) Applications Support
12 7 (2.51%) Programme Manager
12 7 (2.51%) Smart Metering Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.60%) ActiveMQ
2 15 (5.38%) Spring
2 15 (5.38%) XML
3 10 (3.58%) REST
4 9 (3.23%) Apache Camel
4 9 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 9 (3.23%) SOAP
5 8 (2.87%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (2.87%) NHibernate
6 7 (2.51%) Web Services
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (1.79%) Middleware
8 5 (1.79%) QML
8 5 (1.79%) Qt
9 4 (1.43%) RESTful
9 4 (1.43%) XSD
10 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.08%) CSS3
10 3 (1.08%) HTML5
10 3 (1.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.73%) Smart Energy
3 14 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.58%) Clustering
4 10 (3.58%) PKI
5 6 (2.15%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.79%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.08%) Statistics
8 3 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.72%) IVR
9 2 (0.72%) Machine to Machine
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.72%) Smart Home
9 2 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.79%) Linux
2 24 (8.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (8.24%) Unix
4 15 (5.38%) Windows
5 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.34%) ITIL
3 37 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (12.90%) Project Management
5 29 (10.39%) PRINCE2
5 29 (10.39%) Waterfall
6 22 (7.89%) Change Management
6 22 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 19 (6.81%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (6.45%) ITIL V3
9 17 (6.09%) Risk Management
9 17 (6.09%) Service Management
10 16 (5.73%) Scrum
11 14 (5.02%) CRM
11 14 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (4.66%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 12 (4.30%) Use Case
14 11 (3.94%) Logistics
14 11 (3.94%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.62%) Java
2 32 (11.47%) SQL
3 12 (4.30%) Perl
4 10 (3.58%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.15%) C++
6 5 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.08%) Python
8 3 (1.08%) R
9 2 (0.72%) Korn
9 2 (0.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (6.81%) Degree
2 13 (4.66%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 12 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.58%) ISEB
5 7 (2.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (1.79%) CISSP
6 5 (1.79%) CITP
6 5 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.43%) CISM
7 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.43%) PMP
8 3 (1.08%) HND
9 2 (0.72%) MBA
10 1 (0.36%) CEH
10 1 (0.36%) CLAS
10 1 (0.36%) IISP
10 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.94%) QA
2 7 (2.51%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.72%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 16 (5.73%) Firmware
2 8 (2.87%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.87%) Puppet
3 5 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (0.72%) logstash
5 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.72%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (12.19%) Oracle
2 20 (7.17%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.09%) HP
3 17 (6.09%) SAP
4 15 (5.38%) VMware
5 14 (5.02%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.79%) Remedy
7 4 (1.43%) F5
8 3 (1.08%) ESRI
9 2 (0.72%) Cisco
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.72%) Veritas
10 1 (0.36%) BMC
10 1 (0.36%) BT
10 1 (0.36%) Progress
10 1 (0.36%) Serena
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
10 1 (0.36%) Symantec
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