The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 147 118 128
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.43% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 1.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £40.50
Smart Meter
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1031 797 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.55% 26.65% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 382 395
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Scotland region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Smart Meter
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Billing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) CICS
2 4 (57.14%) COBOL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) CICS
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (57.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) AIX
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (57.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) SAP