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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 79 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 36 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.83% 0.99% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.14% 3.09% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 10
Median daily rate £350 £410 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £338 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £460 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
586 680 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.78% 32.08% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 390 363
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 40 28
Median hourly rate £42.00 £16.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.46% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £11.17 £22.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £40.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +11 15 £350 -4.76%
Havant +3 2 £410 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 36 (37.11%) JIRA
2 26 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (25.77%) ITIL
4 23 (23.71%) SQL
4 23 (23.71%) Linux
4 23 (23.71%) Telecoms
4 23 (23.71%) Requirements Management
5 22 (22.68%) Waterfall
6 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (20.62%) Case Management
8 18 (18.56%) Release Management
8 18 (18.56%) Unix
9 17 (17.53%) MS Office
9 17 (17.53%) ActiveMQ
10 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
11 15 (15.46%) ZigBee
11 15 (15.46%) JBoss
11 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
12 14 (14.43%) Project Management
12 14 (14.43%) Stress Testing
12 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
12 14 (14.43%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (14.43%) Defect Management
13 13 (13.40%) Oracle
13 13 (13.40%) Software Testing
14 12 (12.37%) Subversion
14 12 (12.37%) Java
14 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
14 12 (12.37%) Tomcat

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 15 (15.46%) JBoss
2 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.31%) Apache
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Office
2 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.12%) MS Project
4 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Primavera
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) ZigBee
2 12 (12.37%) VLAN
3 5 (5.15%) Firewall
4 3 (3.09%) SNMP
4 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 3 (3.09%) Wireless
5 2 (2.06%) FTP
5 2 (2.06%) HTTP
5 2 (2.06%) IPv6
5 2 (2.06%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (2.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.03%) GPRS
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (26.80%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 36 (37.11%) JIRA
2 12 (12.37%) Subversion
3 10 (10.31%) Artifactory
3 10 (10.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (10.31%) Checkstyle
3 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.31%) FindBugs
3 10 (10.31%) Gradle
3 10 (10.31%) JUnit
3 10 (10.31%) Selenium
4 5 (5.15%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (23.71%) Telecoms
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 10 (10.31%) Banking
4 3 (3.09%) Local Government
5 2 (2.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Test Engineer
3 11 (11.34%) Transition Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Developer
5 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.28%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Test Manager
7 7 (7.22%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.19%) Architect
8 6 (6.19%) OSS Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Service Transition Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Smart Metering Project Manager
9 5 (5.15%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.12%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Senior OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) ActiveMQ
2 10 (10.31%) Apache Camel
2 10 (10.31%) Hibernate
2 10 (10.31%) NHibernate
2 10 (10.31%) Spring
2 10 (10.31%) XML
3 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.06%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 18 (18.56%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Requirements Management
3 22 (22.68%) Waterfall
4 21 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.62%) Case Management
6 18 (18.56%) Release Management
7 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
8 14 (14.43%) Configuration Management
8 14 (14.43%) Defect Management
8 14 (14.43%) Project Management
8 14 (14.43%) Stress Testing
8 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
9 13 (13.40%) Software Testing
10 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
10 12 (12.37%) V-Model
11 11 (11.34%) Scrum
12 10 (10.31%) Service Management
12 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
13 9 (9.28%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) SQL
2 12 (12.37%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) Perl
4 4 (4.12%) C
5 3 (3.09%) C++
6 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) Python
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) ISTQB
1 12 (12.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 9 (9.28%) Degree
3 7 (7.22%) HND
3 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.06%) APMP
4 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) Virtual Machines
2 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 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) F5
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.03%) BMC
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) Splunk