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 3 September 2014 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 68 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 1.50% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.03% 8.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £525
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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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
179 165 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.85% 17.70% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 94 122
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £27.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £12.62 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.70 £17.69 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -37.92%

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
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

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) SAP
2 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) AIX
5 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Design Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Package Solution Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Business Design Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) VMware