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 28 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 30 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.24% - 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.45% - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £575
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -32.17%
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%
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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
55 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.73% 20.32% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 24
Average daily rate £375 £399 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% -6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) HSPA
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) 802.15
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) 802.15
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (33.33%) HSPA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) V-Model
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) HP