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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 75 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 45 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.37% 0.77% 1.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.87% 2.76% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 16
Average daily rate £375 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £448 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
572 579 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.07% 27.74% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 323 277
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.16 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.46% -59.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £11.23 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 21 £363 +11.53%
Havant +16 8 £650 +42.46%
Portsmouth -3 2 £638 +50.00%
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
2 22 (32.35%) Project Management
3 17 (25.00%) JIRA
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle
5 15 (22.06%) MS Office
5 15 (22.06%) ITIL
6 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (19.12%) Release Management
7 12 (17.65%) Case Management
7 12 (17.65%) Requirements Management
7 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
8 11 (16.18%) Defect Management
9 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
9 10 (14.71%) Java
9 10 (14.71%) SQL
9 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
10 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
10 9 (13.24%) Stress Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Change Control
11 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.29%) Service Management
12 7 (10.29%) Quality Management
12 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 7 (10.29%) JBoss
12 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
12 7 (10.29%) ZigBee
13 6 (8.82%) Matrix Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (10.29%) JBoss
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.41%) Apache
3 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Office
2 6 (8.82%) MS Project
3 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Primavera
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) ZigBee
2 5 (7.35%) VLAN
3 4 (5.88%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (7.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.35%) JUnit
3 3 (4.41%) Artifactory
3 3 (4.41%) Checkstyle
3 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.41%) FindBugs
3 3 (4.41%) Gradle
3 3 (4.41%) Selenium
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
General
1 23 (33.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Billing
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Analyst
2 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Developer
4 5 (7.35%) Development Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Cutover Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Information Risk Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Report Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Business Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Release Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (7.35%) Apache Camel
1 5 (7.35%) Spring
1 5 (7.35%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.41%) NHibernate
4 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) Clustering
2 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
1 5 (7.35%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Project Management
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.12%) Release Management
4 12 (17.65%) Case Management
4 12 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 11 (16.18%) Defect Management
6 10 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.71%) Waterfall
7 9 (13.24%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.24%) Stress Testing
7 9 (13.24%) Test Automation
8 8 (11.76%) Change Control
8 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
9 7 (10.29%) Quality Management
9 7 (10.29%) Service Management
9 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Java
1 10 (14.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.94%) APMP
4 2 (2.94%) HND
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) PMP
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.88%) JSP 440
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 4 (5.88%) QA
1 4 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) OpenNMS
1 1 (1.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Remedy
4 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds