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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.66% - 2.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.27% - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.87% +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
West Midlands

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
33 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 20.75% 34.94% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 13
Median daily rate £425 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £10.02 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.62% -68.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) BPR
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Billing

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Applications Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Contracts Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Data Compliance Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Metering Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Supplier Management
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP