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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 215 194 206
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 32 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 2.28% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 20
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£450 £360 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £355 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £449 £705
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £488
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
2579 2148 2522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.79% 24.91% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1407 1130 1133
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Berkshire +16 13 £393 -12.77% 2
Surrey - 12 £413 - 4
Hampshire -24 3 £550 +23.24%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (24.29%) SAP
3 15 (21.43%) Project Management
3 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (17.14%) UNIX
5 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
5 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
6 10 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
6 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.29%) Windows
7 9 (12.86%) CRM
8 8 (11.43%) GPRS
8 8 (11.43%) UMTS
8 8 (11.43%) IPv6
8 8 (11.43%) HP
8 8 (11.43%) Information Security
8 8 (11.43%) PKI
8 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
8 8 (11.43%) Billing
9 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.00%) Service Management
9 7 (10.00%) ISEB
9 7 (10.00%) ITIL
9 7 (10.00%) MS Project
10 6 (8.57%) XML
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Project
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (8.57%) SAP CRM
3 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.86%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.43%) GPRS
1 8 (11.43%) UMTS
1 8 (11.43%) IPv6
2 6 (8.57%) Firewall
2 6 (8.57%) Network Security
3 5 (7.14%) ZigBee
3 5 (7.14%) 3G
3 5 (7.14%) HTTP
3 5 (7.14%) DNS
4 4 (5.71%) GSM
4 4 (5.71%) 3GPP
4 4 (5.71%) DAB
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
4 4 (5.71%) SSL
4 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.71%) HSPA
4 4 (5.71%) 4G
5 3 (4.29%) Wireless
5 3 (4.29%) 2G
5 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MS Access
2 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.43%) Introscope
2 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (1.43%) JProfiler
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Billing
3 6 (8.57%) Finance
4 5 (7.14%) Electronics
5 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Business Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Consultant
6 6 (8.57%) Security Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Test Manager
8 3 (4.29%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Technical Architect
9 1 (1.43%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) WML
2 4 (5.71%) WAP
3 3 (4.29%) Middleware
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.43%) JDBC
5 1 (1.43%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.43%) PKI
4 6 (8.57%) Firmware
5 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.86%) DTV
7 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.86%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
7 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) CMDB
8 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.43%) e-Health
8 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.43%) SCADA
8 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) UNIX
2 10 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Project Management
2 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
2 11 (15.71%) Business Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.86%) CRM
5 8 (11.43%) Information Security
5 8 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (10.00%) ITIL
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
6 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.57%) Change Management
7 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
7 6 (8.57%) Supplier Management
7 6 (8.57%) Data Protection
8 5 (7.14%) Database Security
8 5 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Java
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) C
3 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ISEB
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.71%) CISSP
5 3 (4.29%) PMP
5 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (4.29%) CISA
6 2 (2.86%) CISM
6 2 (2.86%) CCNP
6 2 (2.86%) CCNA
6 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) IIBA
7 1 (1.43%) CRISC
7 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.86%) QA
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) COBIT
3 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) nmon
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) SAP
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.43%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle
5 3 (4.29%) Remedy
6 2 (2.86%) Primavera
7 1 (1.43%) ComArch
7 1 (1.43%) Agilent
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) BMC
7 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.43%) webMethods
7 1 (1.43%) IBM
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