The first 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 29 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 London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 412 407 400
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.025% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% 0.076% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 - £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 - £515
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7194 7905 8190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 32.57% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4832 5441 5518
Average daily rate £450 £460 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 174 209
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Smart Meter
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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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 - 1 - - 1
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Internet of Things
3 2 (18.18%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (18.18%) mHealth
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Games
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Economics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) IPv6
3 1 (9.09%) DAB
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
3 1 (9.09%) AMQP
3 1 (9.09%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) GPRS
3 1 (9.09%) GSM
3 1 (9.09%) UMTS
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (36.36%) Billing
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (9.09%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WML
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Internet of Things
1 2 (18.18%) Machine to Machine
1 2 (18.18%) mHealth
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
2 1 (9.09%) EFT
2 1 (9.09%) EFTPOS
2 1 (9.09%) Smartcard
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) AIX
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Use Case
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Market Research
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
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