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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 100 117 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 21 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.98% 0.19% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 0.69% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £488 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £371 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £543 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +8.00%
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
668 580 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.16% 27.80% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 339 268
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 35 26
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £14.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Winchester +3 14 £368 +8.88%
Havant -1 2 £525 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (31.43%) Project Management
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Project
2 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 6 (17.14%) Retail
4 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.29%) JIRA
5 5 (14.29%) QA
5 5 (14.29%) QMS
6 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
6 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
6 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
7 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (5.71%) Use Case
8 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 8 (22.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Primavera
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SNMP
1 1 (2.86%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Senior Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Programme Planner
6 1 (2.86%) BSS Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.86%) Software Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
3 7 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 5 (14.29%) QMS
5 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
5 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Management
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
6 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) Use Case
7 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
1 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.71%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
1 2 (5.71%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Splunk
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) EMC
2 1 (2.86%) Remedy