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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 19 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.97% 0.84% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.00% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
30 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.87% 17.65% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 2
Median daily rate £363 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project

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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall