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 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 93 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 12 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 0.27% 1.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.59% 0.91% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 13
Average daily rate
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£396 £370 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £366 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £374 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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
463 329 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 29.49% 29.35% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 225 118
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.45 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £14.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Data Management
3 5 (26.32%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) PMP
4 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
5 3 (15.79%) Line Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 2 (10.53%) Time Management
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Planner
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
3 1 (5.26%) Process Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Governance
3 4 (21.05%) Dependency Management
4 3 (15.79%) Line Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PMP
1 4 (21.05%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) BMC