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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 112 86 100
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% 1.10% 0.73%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 5.32% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
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£443 £445 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -36.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £395 £575
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -31.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
482 376 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.05% 20.59% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 231 210
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 42
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.50 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £35.40 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 August 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 - 1 £310 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (50.00%) Service Management
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) MS Project
5 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) ComArch
6 3 (18.75%) CMDB
6 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) Primavera
7 2 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Middleware
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 1 (6.25%) Finance

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Planner
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) CMDB
1 3 (18.75%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Service Management
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 6 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) TOGAF
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Security Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) ComArch
4 2 (12.50%) Primavera
5 1 (6.25%) BMC
5 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com