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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 103 100 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 18 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.82% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.96% 1.12% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£365 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% -5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
608 448 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.83% 26.15% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 237 160
Average daily rate £360 £350 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 30
Average hourly rate £12.94 £28.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £16.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 December 2014.

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 December 2014. 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 +8 8 £350 -17.64% 1
Havant - 2 £438 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Southampton - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 5 (23.81%) ISEB
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Content Management
2 4 (19.05%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 3 (14.29%) Primavera
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) User Stories
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.52%) ISMS

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (4.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) VLAN
1 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JMeter
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Programme Planner
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.76%) SCADA
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Content Management
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 3 (14.29%) User Stories
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
3 2 (9.52%) ISMS
3 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) Primavera
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) BMC
2 1 (4.76%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.76%) Remedy