The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 100 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 20 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.96% 0.72% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 2.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 3
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £345 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £525 £520
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 -
Smart Meter
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
605 536 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.14% 27.44% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 319 297
Average daily rate £373 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 37
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £16.90 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant -2 7 £410 -21.90%
Winchester -5 6 £368 +8.88%
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
2 9 (26.47%) Matrix Management
3 8 (23.53%) MS Project
4 7 (20.59%) ISEB
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Retail
4 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.71%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Billing
7 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
7 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.82%) JIRA
8 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.88%) QMS
8 2 (5.88%) User Stories
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.88%) Finance

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.59%) Retail
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Billing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 10 (29.41%) Business Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Manager
3 9 (26.47%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Planner
5 1 (2.94%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Programme Planner
5 1 (2.94%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 9 (26.47%) Risk Management
2 9 (26.47%) Matrix Management
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) QMS
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001