The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 65 61 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.49% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
249 204 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.85% 28.77% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 110 136
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 9
Average hourly rate £20.69 £11.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.91% -7.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £11.50 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter across the Glasgow region.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Smart Meter
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DTS
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Process Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP