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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.54% 0.99% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 3.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.62% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -38.27%
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
56 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.43% 25.12% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 20
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £246 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization

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 (50.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management