The first 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 18 April 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 Middlesex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 0.50% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £435
% change year-on-year
- -12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 51 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.43% 25.63% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 22 35
Average daily rate £460 £450 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +34.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Average hourly rate £25.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £40.00 £42.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Smart Meter
South East

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 7 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (25.00%) ABAP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (50.00%) SAP CRM
General
1 3 (75.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Architect
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP