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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 56 66 59
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.57% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £638 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £628 - £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 - £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Smart Meter
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
176 176 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.07% 23.22% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 75
Average daily rate £280 £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 3 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 IS-U
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP