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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 86 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.67% 0.70% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.36% 2.60% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate £520 £558 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.72% +20.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £700 £550
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
West Yorkshire

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
423 308 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 28.54% 26.95% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 202 161
Average daily rate £420 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -11.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 7 (38.89%) SAP
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (27.78%) MPLS
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
3 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (27.78%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) BGP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
1 5 (27.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Architect
1 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Environment Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
1 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) B2C
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) MBA
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) F5
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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