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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 78 96 105
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 39 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.93% 1.01% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.76% 3.33% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 13
Median daily rate £350 £410 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -8.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £338 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
577 630 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.52% 30.22% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 376 328
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -49.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.17 £20.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 16 £363 -1.22%
Havant +5 2 £410 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 33 (34.02%) JIRA
2 25 (25.77%) Telecoms
3 23 (23.71%) ITIL
3 23 (23.71%) Requirements Management
4 21 (21.65%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.62%) MS Office
5 20 (20.62%) SQL
5 20 (20.62%) Waterfall
5 20 (20.62%) Case Management
6 19 (19.59%) Linux
6 19 (19.59%) Project Management
7 18 (18.56%) Release Management
8 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
8 16 (16.49%) Unix
8 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
9 15 (15.46%) Test Automation
9 15 (15.46%) Stress Testing
10 14 (14.43%) ZigBee
10 14 (14.43%) Defect Management
10 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
11 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
11 13 (13.40%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (12.37%) Software Testing
12 12 (12.37%) Oracle
12 12 (12.37%) Java
13 11 (11.34%) JBoss
13 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
13 11 (11.34%) Subversion
13 11 (11.34%) Retail

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) JBoss
1 11 (11.34%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.28%) Apache
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.19%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Primavera
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) ZigBee
2 11 (11.34%) VLAN
3 3 (3.09%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) WAN
3 3 (3.09%) Wireless
4 2 (2.06%) HTTP
4 2 (2.06%) IPv6
4 2 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) GPRS
5 1 (1.03%) LAN
5 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (34.02%) JIRA
2 11 (11.34%) Subversion
3 10 (10.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (10.31%) JUnit
4 9 (9.28%) Artifactory
4 9 (9.28%) Checkstyle
4 9 (9.28%) Cucumber
4 9 (9.28%) FindBugs
4 9 (9.28%) Gradle
4 9 (9.28%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 25 (25.77%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Analyst
2 15 (15.46%) Test Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.34%) Transition Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Test Manager
7 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.19%) OSS Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Service Transition Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Smart Metering Project Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.15%) Development Manager
9 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.12%) Business Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Camel
2 10 (10.31%) Spring
3 9 (9.28%) Hibernate
3 9 (9.28%) NHibernate
3 9 (9.28%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.59%) Linux
2 16 (16.49%) Unix
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.71%) ITIL
1 23 (23.71%) Requirements Management
2 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Case Management
2 20 (20.62%) Waterfall
3 19 (19.59%) Project Management
4 18 (18.56%) Release Management
5 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
6 15 (15.46%) Stress Testing
6 15 (15.46%) Test Automation
7 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
7 14 (14.43%) Defect Management
8 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.37%) Software Testing
10 11 (11.34%) V-Model
11 10 (10.31%) Change Control
11 10 (10.31%) Programme Management
11 10 (10.31%) Scrum
11 10 (10.31%) Service Management
12 9 (9.28%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.62%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) C
4 3 (3.09%) C++
4 3 (3.09%) Perl
5 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.06%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) ISTQB
1 11 (11.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (7.22%) HND
5 2 (2.06%) APMP
5 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) OpenNMS
1 2 (2.06%) OpenView
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 2 (2.06%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.03%) BMC
5 1 (1.03%) F5
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy