The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 18 23 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.53% 0.56% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.00% 1.96% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £445
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
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
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.27% 28.33% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 15
Median daily rate £475 £448 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Contract Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Metering Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP