The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 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 Guildford - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - £40.50
Smart Meter
Surrey

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

Miscellaneous Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 57 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 42.25% 27.94% 19.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 20
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -43.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%