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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 71 102 114
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 48 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.42% 0.88% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.55% 2.77% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £319 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £454 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -38.27%
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
636 685 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.10% 31.86% 28.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 403 344
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 33
Median hourly rate £40.25 £17.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -46.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.41 £46.50 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 July 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 July 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 19 £340 -9.33% 1
Havant +5 6 £489 +1.55%
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £325 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (32.67%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (30.69%) ITIL
3 29 (28.71%) Linux
4 28 (27.72%) JIRA
5 25 (24.75%) SQL
6 24 (23.76%) ActiveMQ
7 23 (22.77%) Waterfall
8 20 (19.80%) ITIL V3
9 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.81%) Java
9 19 (18.81%) Oracle
9 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
10 17 (16.83%) JBoss
10 17 (16.83%) Unix
10 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
11 16 (15.84%) Service Management
12 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
12 13 (12.87%) Test Scripting
12 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
13 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
13 12 (11.88%) Perl
13 12 (11.88%) Subversion
13 12 (11.88%) Spring
13 12 (11.88%) Firewall
13 12 (11.88%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (10.89%) Scrum
14 11 (10.89%) Retail
14 11 (10.89%) MS Office
15 10 (9.90%) XML
15 10 (9.90%) JUnit

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 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
2 17 (16.83%) JBoss
3 10 (9.90%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Office
2 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.96%) MS Project
4 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Primavera
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Firewall
2 9 (8.91%) SNMP
2 9 (8.91%) ZigBee
3 8 (7.92%) IPv6
3 8 (7.92%) OpenLDAP
3 8 (7.92%) SSL
3 8 (7.92%) VLAN
4 4 (3.96%) Wireless
5 3 (2.97%) HTTP
6 2 (1.98%) FTP
6 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.99%) GPRS
7 1 (0.99%) LAN
7 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.67%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (27.72%) JIRA
2 12 (11.88%) Subversion
3 10 (9.90%) Artifactory
3 10 (9.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (9.90%) Checkstyle
3 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
3 10 (9.90%) FindBugs
3 10 (9.90%) Gradle
3 10 (9.90%) JUnit
3 10 (9.90%) Selenium
4 5 (4.95%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.98%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (16.83%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.89%) Retail
3 10 (9.90%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Local Government
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Analyst
2 15 (14.85%) Test Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Transition Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Service Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Service Transition Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Applications Support
5 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Linux Support
6 7 (6.93%) Test Leader
7 6 (5.94%) OSS Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Business Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (11.88%) Spring
3 10 (9.90%) Apache Camel
3 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
3 10 (9.90%) NHibernate
3 10 (9.90%) XML
4 8 (7.92%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (1.98%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.98%) Middleware
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.99%) REST
6 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (3.96%) Clustering
3 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.99%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Linux
2 17 (16.83%) Unix
3 9 (8.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) ITIL
2 23 (22.77%) Waterfall
3 20 (19.80%) ITIL V3
4 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.84%) Service Management
6 13 (12.87%) PRINCE2
6 13 (12.87%) Requirements Management
6 13 (12.87%) Test Scripting
7 11 (10.89%) Scrum
8 10 (9.90%) Case Management
8 10 (9.90%) Software Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Project Management
10 8 (7.92%) DevOps
10 8 (7.92%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.92%) SDLC
10 8 (7.92%) Stress Testing
10 8 (7.92%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.92%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 19 (18.81%) Java
3 12 (11.88%) Perl
4 8 (7.92%) Bash Shell
5 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) C
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.97%) C++
8 2 (1.98%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Degree
1 9 (8.91%) ISTQB
1 9 (8.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 7 (6.93%) HND
3 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Puppet
2 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.98%) OpenNMS
3 2 (1.98%) OpenView
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) VMware
3 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.96%) F5
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) Splunk