The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire 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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 46 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.64% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.45% 3.74% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£450 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.38% -14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
Smart Meter
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
87 107 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 18.63% 29.00% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 26
Average daily rate £375 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.13 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.43 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.80 £19.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -3 3 £450 +31.38%
Smart Meter
East Midlands

Smart Meter
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Document Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle