The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 10 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.33% 1.85% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £360 £488
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Miscellaneous Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 25.00% 25.93% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Average daily rate £313 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £23.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% -7.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Smart Meter
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (25.00%) SAP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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