The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 22 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.69% 1.55% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.32% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 - - £32.50
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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 Middlesex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.16% 26.42% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 16
Average daily rate £430 £460 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £625 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Smart Meter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) CRISC
2 3 (42.86%) ISMS
2 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) SAP CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP CRM
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Security Management
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CRISC
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP