The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 387 404 391
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 17 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.059% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
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£425 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7851 8471 8367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.55% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5409 5933 5698
Average daily rate £463 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 147 192
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.80 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -2.32%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in London

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in London

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 5 £510 - 4
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) Remedy
3 6 (27.27%) HP
3 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 6 (27.27%) QA
4 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 4 (18.18%) Linux
6 3 (13.64%) Python
6 3 (13.64%) Java
6 3 (13.64%) GSM
6 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.09%) Smartcard
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) Cognos
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) ETL
7 2 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (9.09%) EFT
7 2 (9.09%) EFTPOS
7 2 (9.09%) EPoS
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) XML

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) GSM
2 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) SS7
3 1 (4.55%) ISUP
3 1 (4.55%) INAP
3 1 (4.55%) DAB
3 1 (4.55%) ATM
3 1 (4.55%) GPRS
3 1 (4.55%) SMS
3 1 (4.55%) UMTS
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.55%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (4.55%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
1 7 (31.82%) Designer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Integration Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Service Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Rendezvous
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Smartcard
1 2 (9.09%) EFT
1 2 (9.09%) EFTPOS
1 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) EMV
2 1 (4.55%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (4.55%) APACS
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
1 3 (13.64%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Remedy
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Cognos
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Sage
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (4.55%) WorldPay
4 1 (4.55%) Elavon
4 1 (4.55%) Ingenico
4 1 (4.55%) VocaLink
4 1 (4.55%) TSYS
4 1 (4.55%) VeriFone
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