The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 75 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 1.54% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 8.24% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Average daily rate
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£365 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
230 170 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.14% 18.74% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 99 117
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £428 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £9.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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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

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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

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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 10 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (42.86%) SAP
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Design Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Design Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) B2B
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £498 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £390 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago