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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 391 397 378
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.026% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.069% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
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£425 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +29.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7843 8723 8354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.02% 37.36% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5368 6134 5780
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 150 166
Average hourly rate £17.87 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £14.04 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 28 April 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (33.33%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) Remedy
4 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
4 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (11.11%) HTTP
7 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) Project Management
7 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (5.56%) 4G
8 1 (5.56%) Twisted
8 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (5.56%) Big Data
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.56%) Finance

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) SS7
2 1 (5.56%) ISUP
2 1 (5.56%) INAP
2 1 (5.56%) DAB
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) GPRS
2 1 (5.56%) GSM
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Designer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Development Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) Twisted
2 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EPoS
1 1 (5.56%) EFT
1 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
1 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) HND
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) HP
1 6 (33.33%) Remedy
2 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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