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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 84 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 20 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.08% 0.69% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 2.07% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 15
Median daily rate £345 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £435 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
561 726 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.19% 33.35% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 441 404
Median daily rate £400 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 59 50
Median hourly rate £15.36 £24.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +84.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +5 7 £363 +11.53%
Havant +2 3 - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 27 (36.00%) Linux
2 26 (34.67%) JBoss
3 24 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
5 20 (26.67%) Java
5 20 (26.67%) JIRA
6 18 (24.00%) ITIL
7 17 (22.67%) Oracle
7 17 (22.67%) Red Hat
8 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
9 15 (20.00%) Spring
10 14 (18.67%) Apache
11 13 (17.33%) Subversion
11 13 (17.33%) Service Management
11 13 (17.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (16.00%) Artifactory
12 12 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (14.67%) VMware
13 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
13 11 (14.67%) Waterfall
13 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
14 10 (13.33%) Firewall
14 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.33%) SQL
15 9 (12.00%) Perl
15 9 (12.00%) JUnit
15 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared

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 26 (34.67%) JBoss
2 15 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 14 (18.67%) Apache
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) Firewall
2 8 (10.67%) SNMP
3 6 (8.00%) IPv6
3 6 (8.00%) OpenLDAP
3 6 (8.00%) SSL
4 5 (6.67%) HTTP
4 5 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (4.00%) FTP
5 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) Wireless
5 3 (4.00%) ZigBee
6 1 (1.33%) PuTTY
6 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) JIRA
2 13 (17.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (17.33%) Subversion
3 12 (16.00%) Artifactory
4 9 (12.00%) JUnit
5 8 (10.67%) Checkstyle
5 8 (10.67%) FindBugs
6 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.00%) Gradle
6 6 (8.00%) Selenium
7 4 (5.33%) LabVIEW
8 3 (4.00%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.33%) JMeter
General
1 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Back Office
3 2 (2.67%) Billing
3 2 (2.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (16.00%) Analyst
1 12 (16.00%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Tester
3 9 (12.00%) Test Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Testing Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Administrator
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Manager
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Service Transition Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.33%) Transition Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Performance Test Leader
8 3 (4.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Smart Metering Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) ActiveMQ
2 15 (20.00%) Spring
3 9 (12.00%) Apache Camel
4 7 (9.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (9.33%) XML
5 6 (8.00%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (8.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (6.67%) Middleware
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (2.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.67%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.33%) REST
8 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Clustering
2 5 (6.67%) Smart Energy
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Linux
2 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.33%) Service Management
3 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (14.67%) ITIL V3
4 11 (14.67%) Waterfall
5 9 (12.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps
7 6 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 5 (6.67%) SDLC
9 4 (5.33%) Analytics
9 4 (5.33%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Java
2 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.33%) SQL
4 9 (12.00%) Perl
5 5 (6.67%) Korn
5 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) vSphere
2 4 (5.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) Puppet
2 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle
1 17 (22.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 5 (6.67%) HP
3 5 (6.67%) Veritas
4 3 (4.00%) F5
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.33%) Progress
6 1 (1.33%) Splunk