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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 162 218 174
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -44
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 84 45 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.98% 0.47% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 1.64% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 47
Average daily rate £400 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Smart Meter
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
2606 2747 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.44% 28.79% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1522 1435 1298
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 181 169
Average hourly rate £43.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.92 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +33 45 £375 -
Berkshire +23 20 £425 +21.42% 18
Surrey -5 19 £425 -5.55%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (24.65%) Project Management
2 34 (23.94%) Telecoms
3 30 (21.13%) Oracle
4 28 (19.72%) SQL
5 26 (18.31%) ITIL
6 23 (16.20%) Unix
7 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
8 20 (14.08%) Linux
9 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (11.97%) JIRA
10 17 (11.97%) ZigBee
10 17 (11.97%) MS Office
10 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
10 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (11.27%) Java
12 14 (9.86%) Requirements Management
12 14 (9.86%) Release Management
12 14 (9.86%) Waterfall
13 13 (9.15%) Defect Management
13 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
13 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
14 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2
14 12 (8.45%) Case Management
14 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
15 11 (7.75%) Change Control
15 11 (7.75%) Service Delivery
15 11 (7.75%) Firewall
15 11 (7.75%) ISTQB
16 10 (7.04%) Test Scripting
16 10 (7.04%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (4.93%) JBoss
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.11%) Apache
3 3 (2.11%) SAS
3 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Office
2 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.23%) MS Project
4 3 (2.11%) SPSS
5 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) ZigBee
2 11 (7.75%) Firewall
3 6 (4.23%) WAN
4 5 (3.52%) VLAN
5 4 (2.82%) HTTP
5 4 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.82%) LAN
5 4 (2.82%) VPN
6 2 (1.41%) FTP
6 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.70%) 802.15
7 1 (0.70%) DAB
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) Internet
7 1 (0.70%) IPv6
7 1 (0.70%) LDAP
7 1 (0.70%) SSH
7 1 (0.70%) SSL
7 1 (0.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.52%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.82%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.11%) MySQL
3 3 (2.11%) QlikView
3 3 (2.11%) VoltDB
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.97%) JIRA
2 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (3.52%) JUnit
3 4 (2.82%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.11%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.11%) Checkstyle
4 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.11%) FindBugs
4 3 (2.11%) Gradle
4 3 (2.11%) HP UFT
4 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.11%) Selenium
4 3 (2.11%) Subversion
5 2 (1.41%) Introscope
5 2 (1.41%) JProfiler
5 2 (1.41%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (1.41%) Toad
6 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (23.94%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.23%) Billing
2 6 (4.23%) Legal
3 5 (3.52%) Retail
4 3 (2.11%) Finance
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Analyst
2 17 (11.97%) Project Manager
3 9 (6.34%) Test Engineer
3 9 (6.34%) Test Manager
4 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
4 8 (5.63%) Test Analyst
5 7 (4.93%) Consultant
5 7 (4.93%) Developer
5 7 (4.93%) Development Manager
6 6 (4.23%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.23%) Security Analyst
6 6 (4.23%) Smart Metering Project Manager
7 5 (3.52%) Smart Metering Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Tester
8 4 (2.82%) Architect
8 4 (2.82%) Cutover Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Information Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Information Risk Manager
8 4 (2.82%) Report Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.93%) XML
2 6 (4.23%) Middleware
3 5 (3.52%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (3.52%) Apache Camel
3 5 (3.52%) Spring
4 3 (2.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.11%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.41%) HTML
5 2 (1.41%) ICEfaces
5 2 (1.41%) JDBC
5 2 (1.41%) JSF
5 2 (1.41%) ODBC
5 2 (1.41%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (1.41%) SOAP
5 2 (1.41%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.70%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.70%) CGI
6 1 (0.70%) CSS
6 1 (0.70%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) Smart Energy
5 3 (2.11%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.11%) PKI
6 2 (1.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.70%) DataPower
7 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.70%) Photography
7 1 (0.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.20%) Unix
2 20 (14.08%) Linux
3 9 (6.34%) Windows
4 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.41%) Solaris
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.65%) Project Management
2 26 (18.31%) ITIL
3 18 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.86%) Release Management
5 14 (9.86%) Requirements Management
5 14 (9.86%) Waterfall
6 13 (9.15%) Configuration Management
6 13 (9.15%) Defect Management
6 13 (9.15%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.45%) Case Management
7 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.75%) Change Control
8 11 (7.75%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.04%) Service Management
9 10 (7.04%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.34%) Programme Management
10 9 (6.34%) Software Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.72%) SQL
2 16 (11.27%) Java
3 6 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.82%) C
4 4 (2.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.11%) AWK
5 3 (2.11%) Python
5 3 (2.11%) R
5 3 (2.11%) sed
6 2 (1.41%) C++
6 2 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (2.82%) APMP
4 4 (2.82%) Degree
4 4 (2.82%) ISEB
4 4 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.82%) PMP
4 4 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.41%) HND
6 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 7 (4.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.93%) QA
3 4 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (2.82%) JSP 440
3 4 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.82%) RMADS
4 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.70%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.82%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.41%) nmon
3 1 (0.70%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) Oracle
2 22 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.04%) HP
4 6 (4.23%) SAP
5 4 (2.82%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Adobe
7 1 (0.70%) F5
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.70%) Remedy
7 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
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