The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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 Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
78 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.61% 21.25% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 34 39
Average daily rate £340 £263 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.52% -21.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £125 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £429 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £14.13 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.50 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £23.80 £17.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Kent