The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 92 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 0.32% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.67% 1.17% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
412 343 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.81% 27.46% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 213 117
Average daily rate £375 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £185 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £29.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (20.00%) PMP
4 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (13.33%) MS Project
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) CMDB
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (20.00%) Line Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (20.00%) PMP
1 3 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) BMC