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 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 62 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +19
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 57 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.94% 1.01% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 3.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 2
Median daily rate £400 £375 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £307 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £549
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 £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
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
641 681 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 33.11% 31.21% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 387 391
Median daily rate £380 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 46 47
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.83 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.39% -29.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +7 25 £340 -2.85%
Havant - 7 £484 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £325 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 35 (36.08%) PostgreSQL
2 34 (35.05%) Linux
3 30 (30.93%) JIRA
4 27 (27.84%) ITIL
5 26 (26.80%) ActiveMQ
6 24 (24.74%) Java
6 24 (24.74%) JBoss
7 23 (23.71%) Waterfall
8 22 (22.68%) SQL
9 20 (20.62%) Oracle
9 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (19.59%) Tomcat
11 17 (17.53%) Spring
12 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
13 15 (15.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (15.46%) Unix
13 15 (15.46%) Subversion
13 15 (15.46%) Service Management
14 14 (14.43%) Artifactory
15 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (13.40%) Firewall
15 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
16 12 (12.37%) Perl
16 12 (12.37%) Red Hat
16 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
16 12 (12.37%) Test Scripting
16 12 (12.37%) Requirements Management
16 12 (12.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
17 11 (11.34%) Apache Camel
17 11 (11.34%) Hibernate

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 24 (24.74%) JBoss
2 19 (19.59%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.34%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MS Office
2 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.40%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) SNMP
3 8 (8.25%) IPv6
3 8 (8.25%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (8.25%) SSL
4 7 (7.22%) VLAN
4 7 (7.22%) ZigBee
5 6 (6.19%) Wireless
6 4 (4.12%) WAN
7 3 (3.09%) FTP
7 3 (3.09%) HTTP
8 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.03%) GPRS
9 1 (1.03%) LAN
9 1 (1.03%) PuTTY
9 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (36.08%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (13.40%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (30.93%) JIRA
2 15 (15.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 15 (15.46%) Subversion
3 14 (14.43%) Artifactory
4 11 (11.34%) JUnit
5 10 (10.31%) Checkstyle
5 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.31%) FindBugs
5 10 (10.31%) Gradle
5 10 (10.31%) Selenium
6 5 (5.15%) LabVIEW
7 3 (3.09%) TestDirector
8 1 (1.03%) JMeter
General
1 12 (12.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Finance
5 4 (4.12%) Local Government
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Analyst
2 14 (14.43%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Test Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Architect
4 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Service Transition Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Transition Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Test Leader
6 7 (7.22%) Tester
7 6 (6.19%) Linux Support
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Applications Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.80%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (17.53%) Spring
3 11 (11.34%) Apache Camel
3 11 (11.34%) Hibernate
3 11 (11.34%) XML
4 10 (10.31%) NHibernate
5 8 (8.25%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (5.15%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (3.09%) Middleware
8 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.06%) Spring Boot
9 1 (1.03%) REST
9 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Smart Energy
3 4 (4.12%) Clustering
3 4 (4.12%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) Unix
3 13 (13.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) ITIL
2 23 (23.71%) Waterfall
3 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) ITIL V3
5 15 (15.46%) Service Management
6 12 (12.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 12 (12.37%) Requirements Management
6 12 (12.37%) Test Scripting
7 11 (11.34%) Scrum
8 10 (10.31%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.25%) Case Management
10 8 (8.25%) DevOps
10 8 (8.25%) SDLC
11 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.22%) Release Management
11 7 (7.22%) V-Model
12 6 (6.19%) Regression Testing
12 6 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (6.19%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) Java
2 22 (22.68%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) Perl
4 8 (8.25%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.03%) C
7 1 (1.03%) C++
7 1 (1.03%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.25%) ISTQB
1 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) HND
3 4 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (4.12%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) Puppet
2 4 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle
2 12 (12.37%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.28%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.12%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) BMC
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Progress
6 1 (1.03%) Remedy
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.03%) Splunk