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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
South East / Hampshire
Rank 62 61 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +45
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 47 56 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.59% 2.84% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.82% 9.62% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 11
Median daily rate £388 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £680 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £405 £424
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
533 582 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.35% 29.48% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 385 325
Median daily rate £425 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 21 38
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.32 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 0 30 £400 +14.28%
Havant -8 5 £350 -46.15%
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 22 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (30.88%) Linux
3 18 (26.47%) JBoss
3 18 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (19.12%) JIRA
5 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 12 (17.65%) Apache
6 11 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (14.71%) Clustering
7 10 (14.71%) Unix
8 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.76%) Korn
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 8 (11.76%) Java
9 8 (11.76%) HP
9 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (11.76%) SAN
9 8 (11.76%) Veritas
9 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
10 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
10 7 (10.29%) VMware
10 7 (10.29%) Release Management
11 6 (8.82%) Matrix Management
11 6 (8.82%) System Testing
11 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (26.47%) JBoss
2 12 (17.65%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) SAN
2 3 (4.41%) Firewall
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.47%) SNMP
3 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Artifactory
2 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (5.88%) Checkstyle
2 4 (5.88%) FindBugs
2 4 (5.88%) JUnit
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.94%) Gradle
3 2 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (10.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Analyst
2 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
3 7 (10.29%) Programme Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.29%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
3 7 (10.29%) UAT Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Administrator
4 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (7.35%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Transition Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (5.88%) Apache Camel
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
2 4 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (2.94%) CGI
3 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.94%) NHibernate
3 2 (2.94%) XML
4 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (14.71%) Unix
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (26.47%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 8 (11.76%) ITIL
5 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.29%) Release Management
6 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Defect Management
6 6 (8.82%) Matrix Management
6 6 (8.82%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.82%) System Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Change Control
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps
7 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Service Management
8 4 (5.88%) Patch Management
8 4 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 8 (11.76%) Java
1 8 (11.76%) Korn
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.88%) APMP
3 4 (5.88%) PMP
4 2 (2.94%) CCNP
4 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) RHCE
5 1 (1.47%) CCNA
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) QA
2 3 (4.41%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) vSphere
2 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 8 (11.76%) HP
2 8 (11.76%) Veritas
3 7 (10.29%) VMware
4 6 (8.82%) Oracle
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.41%) Arqiva
6 3 (4.41%) F5
6 3 (4.41%) Splunk
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (1.47%) BT