The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 40 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.96% 0.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.91% 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £469 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 191 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 33.01% 34.29% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 130 79
Median daily rate £375 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £231 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.18 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £13.68 £15.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.00 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter across the Lancashire region.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Lancashire region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) Data Management
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) CISSP
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) Retail
6 1 (6.67%) PKI
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Project Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Audit Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Delivery Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Management
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Compliance Audit
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (6.67%) ISMS
6 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner