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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / South East
Rank 172 162 235
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +73
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 68 96 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.88% 1.11% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 3.77% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 22
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £260 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £570 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £424
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.42%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2323 2548 2672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.13% 29.36% 27.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1522 1391
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 150 168
Median hourly rate £16.75 £43.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.04% +132.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.52 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £45.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -4 48 £375 - 1
Berkshire +7 12 £400 +0.94% 2
Surrey -14 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 31 (31.31%) Linux
2 24 (24.24%) JBoss
3 22 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (19.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
4 19 (19.19%) System Integration Testing
5 18 (18.18%) Unix
6 15 (15.15%) Apache
7 14 (14.14%) Java
7 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
8 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.13%) JIRA
8 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
8 13 (13.13%) HP
8 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 12 (12.12%) ITIL
10 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (11.11%) Clustering
10 11 (11.11%) Mobile App
11 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
11 9 (9.09%) Puppet
11 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (9.09%) Release Management
11 9 (9.09%) Korn
11 9 (9.09%) Firewall
11 9 (9.09%) Oracle
11 9 (9.09%) SAN
11 9 (9.09%) Veritas

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (24.24%) JBoss
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.04%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Primavera
1 1 (1.01%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
1 9 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (4.04%) SSL
3 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 3 (3.03%) ZigBee
4 2 (2.02%) DNS
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 1 (1.01%) SNMP
5 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.01%) Big Data
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) MS Access
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) JIRA
2 4 (4.04%) Artifactory
2 4 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (4.04%) Checkstyle
2 4 (4.04%) FindBugs
2 4 (4.04%) JUnit
2 4 (4.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.02%) Gradle
3 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.01%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.04%) Back Office
2 4 (4.04%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.01%) Billing
4 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 11 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 11 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.08%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) Programme Manager
4 7 (7.07%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) UAT Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Developer
6 5 (5.05%) Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (5.05%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Service Transition Manager
7 4 (4.04%) Tester
7 4 (4.04%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (5.05%) Middleware
2 4 (4.04%) Apache Camel
2 4 (4.04%) Spring
2 4 (4.04%) XML
3 2 (2.02%) CGI
3 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.02%) Memcached
3 2 (2.02%) NHibernate
3 2 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.01%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) REST
4 1 (1.01%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
1 11 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.06%) PKI
4 4 (4.04%) User Experience
5 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.02%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (2.02%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.31%) Linux
2 19 (19.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (18.18%) Unix
4 5 (5.05%) Windows
5 4 (4.04%) SUSE
6 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (19.19%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
4 12 (12.12%) ITIL
5 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (9.09%) Release Management
7 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.08%) Service Management
8 7 (7.07%) Change Control
8 7 (7.07%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.06%) Defect Management
9 6 (6.06%) DevOps
9 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.06%) Matrix Management
9 6 (6.06%) System Testing
10 5 (5.05%) ITIL V3
10 5 (5.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) Java
2 9 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 9 (9.09%) Korn
3 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.03%) Python
4 3 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (1.01%) ABAP
5 1 (1.01%) C
5 1 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) R
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.06%) RHCE
4 5 (5.05%) APMP
4 5 (5.05%) PMP
5 4 (4.04%) CCIE
5 4 (4.04%) CISSP
5 4 (4.04%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.03%) CIPD
7 2 (2.02%) CCNP
7 2 (2.02%) Degree
7 2 (2.02%) ISEB
7 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.01%) CCNA
8 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) PMO
3 2 (2.02%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.02%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) Corosync
3 1 (1.01%) Firmware
3 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Puppet
1 9 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 9 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (7.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.06%) Cobbler
4 2 (2.02%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (2.02%) Pacemaker
5 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Red Hat
2 13 (13.13%) HP
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (9.09%) Veritas
4 7 (7.07%) VMware
5 5 (5.05%) F5
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.03%) Arqiva
7 3 (3.03%) Remedy
7 3 (3.03%) Splunk
8 2 (2.02%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.02%) NetApp
8 2 (2.02%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Symantec
9 1 (1.01%) BT
Havant, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago