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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 2.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £439
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Smart Meter
South East

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
46 53 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 31.72% 32.92% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 40
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £309 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Transition Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Transition Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case