The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 166 177 208
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +31
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 92 60 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 0.70% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.20% 2.61% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 38 10
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£438 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2873 2301 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.98% 26.99% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1216 927
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 136 193
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Surrey +38 52 £500 +81.81%
Hampshire -4 18 £365 -23.15% 2
Berkshire +4 12 £350 -
Middlesex +4 6 £500 -
West Sussex -27 4 £455 +28.16%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 46 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 44 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.31%) Java
4 24 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 19 (14.84%) Risk Management
6 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 16 (12.50%) SAP
6 16 (12.50%) UNIX
6 16 (12.50%) Linux
7 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
7 15 (11.72%) Information Security
7 15 (11.72%) Project Management
8 14 (10.94%) Maven
8 14 (10.94%) PKI
8 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
9 13 (10.16%) Firewall
9 13 (10.16%) Cisco
9 13 (10.16%) Ansible
10 12 (9.38%) Red Hat
10 12 (9.38%) F5
10 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (8.59%) Data Protection
11 11 (8.59%) Information Security Management
11 11 (8.59%) Security Management
11 11 (8.59%) GPRS
11 11 (8.59%) Oracle
12 10 (7.81%) XML
12 10 (7.81%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.81%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.69%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.91%) SAP CRM
2 4 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Firewall
2 11 (8.59%) GPRS
3 9 (7.03%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (7.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (7.03%) MPLS
3 9 (7.03%) BGP
4 6 (4.69%) Internet
4 6 (4.69%) IPv6
4 6 (4.69%) UMTS
4 6 (4.69%) ZigBee
5 5 (3.91%) HTTP
6 4 (3.13%) GSM
6 4 (3.13%) SSL
6 4 (3.13%) DAB
6 4 (3.13%) 3G
6 4 (3.13%) 4G
6 4 (3.13%) Network Security
7 3 (2.34%) HSPA
7 3 (2.34%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.34%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Maven
1 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.03%) Subversion
3 5 (3.91%) Selenium
3 5 (3.91%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 24 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.91%) Finance
3 4 (3.13%) Electronics
4 3 (2.34%) Marketing
4 3 (2.34%) Billing
4 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (25.78%) Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Project Manager
3 15 (11.72%) Environment Manager
4 14 (10.94%) Developer
4 14 (10.94%) Consultant
5 12 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Security Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Test Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Integration Manager
9 6 (4.69%) Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Build Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Applications Support
11 4 (3.13%) Release Manager
11 4 (3.13%) Programme Manager
11 4 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.81%) XML
2 6 (4.69%) J2EE
3 5 (3.91%) Spring
3 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
3 5 (3.91%) SAML
4 4 (3.13%) WML
4 4 (3.13%) WAP
5 1 (0.78%) RESTful
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.78%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.94%) PKI
3 9 (7.03%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.91%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.34%) DataPower
8 2 (1.56%) DTV
8 2 (1.56%) Statistics
9 1 (0.78%) SCADA
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) UNIX
1 16 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.03%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) Risk Management
2 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
2 15 (11.72%) Information Security
2 15 (11.72%) Project Management
3 11 (8.59%) Data Protection
3 11 (8.59%) Information Security Management
3 11 (8.59%) Security Management
4 10 (7.81%) Security Testing
4 10 (7.81%) Integration Testing
5 9 (7.03%) Change Management
5 9 (7.03%) Migration
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL
6 8 (6.25%) Validation
6 8 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (6.25%) Information Management
6 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 8 (6.25%) ISMS
7 7 (5.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.31%) Java
2 8 (6.25%) SQL
3 4 (3.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.34%) Python
5 2 (1.56%) C
5 2 (1.56%) VB
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (35.94%) Security Cleared
2 44 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (7.03%) CISSP
4 8 (6.25%) ISEB
4 8 (6.25%) Degree
5 5 (3.91%) CISA
5 5 (3.91%) Sun Certification
6 4 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.13%) CISM
7 3 (2.34%) CRISC
7 3 (2.34%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.56%) PMP
8 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
3 1 (0.78%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) Firmware
1 3 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) Ansible
2 9 (7.03%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) SAP
2 13 (10.16%) Cisco
3 12 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) F5
4 11 (8.59%) Oracle
5 9 (7.03%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.69%) HP
7 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.13%) IBM
9 3 (2.34%) Primavera
9 3 (2.34%) VMware
10 2 (1.56%) Remedy
11 1 (0.78%) BMC
11 1 (0.78%) webMethods
11 1 (0.78%) JD Edwards
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