The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -38.27%
Smart Meter
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 119 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.64% 25.32% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 56
Median daily rate £365 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 18
Median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £45.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire