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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 215 221 181
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -40
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 55 30 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.33% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.11% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 36
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£375 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £227 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £37.50
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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
3027 2709 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.54% 29.62% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1710 1477 1236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 151 143
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £46.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Hampshire +12 22 £375 -15.25% 3
Surrey +5 17 £400 +6.66%
West Sussex -8 7 £366 -
Berkshire -13 6 £400 +6.66% 12
Kent - 1 - -
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England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (22.55%) ITIL
2 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 19 (18.63%) ISTQB
4 18 (17.65%) Project Management
5 16 (15.69%) SQL
5 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 14 (13.73%) Oracle
8 13 (12.75%) MS Office
8 13 (12.75%) HP
8 13 (12.75%) Risk Management
9 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
9 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 11 (10.78%) Software Testing
10 11 (10.78%) QA
10 11 (10.78%) Use Case
11 10 (9.80%) Security Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
11 10 (9.80%) Test Management
11 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (9.80%) SAP
11 10 (9.80%) MS Project
12 9 (8.82%) UNIX
12 9 (8.82%) ISEB
12 9 (8.82%) Information Security
12 9 (8.82%) Service Management
12 9 (8.82%) Change Management
12 9 (8.82%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (1.96%) JBoss
1 2 (1.96%) SAS
2 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (12.75%) MS Office
2 10 (9.80%) MS Project
3 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.96%) SPSS
4 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.98%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.94%) UMTS
1 3 (2.94%) GPRS
1 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.94%) DNS
1 3 (2.94%) IPv6
1 3 (2.94%) 802.15
1 3 (2.94%) Wireless
1 3 (2.94%) Wireshark
1 3 (2.94%) ZigBee
1 3 (2.94%) HSPA
2 2 (1.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) ATM
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.98%) MPLS
3 1 (0.98%) BGP
3 1 (0.98%) SAN
3 1 (0.98%) IPv4
3 1 (0.98%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) QlikView
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) JIRA
2 3 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.98%) Kiln
3 1 (0.98%) TestPartner
General
1 21 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.84%) Billing
3 7 (6.86%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
4 6 (5.88%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.90%) Marketing
6 3 (2.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 20 (19.61%) Project Manager
3 15 (14.71%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Test Leader
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Project Manager
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Test Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Security Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) Lead Test Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Tester
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (3.92%) SOAP
3 3 (2.94%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.94%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.98%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.98%) JSON
4 1 (0.98%) REST
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) PKI
3 7 (6.86%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.90%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.90%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.94%) GIS
7 2 (1.96%) DTV
7 2 (1.96%) CMDB
8 1 (0.98%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.98%) APACS
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) EPoS
8 1 (0.98%) EFT
8 1 (0.98%) EFTPOS
8 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) UNIX
2 8 (7.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.55%) ITIL
2 18 (17.65%) Project Management
3 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.75%) Risk Management
6 11 (10.78%) Software Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Use Case
7 10 (9.80%) Security Testing
7 10 (9.80%) Integration Testing
7 10 (9.80%) Test Management
7 10 (9.80%) Waterfall
7 10 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.82%) Information Security
8 9 (8.82%) Change Management
8 9 (8.82%) Service Management
8 9 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (7.84%) Regression Testing
10 7 (6.86%) Validation
10 7 (6.86%) ERP
10 7 (6.86%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.69%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.94%) C
3 3 (2.94%) Java
3 3 (2.94%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) R
5 1 (0.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) ISTQB
2 12 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 12 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) ISEB
4 7 (6.86%) CISSP
4 7 (6.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.90%) CISM
7 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (2.94%) CRISC
8 3 (2.94%) CISA
9 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.96%) Degree
10 1 (0.98%) PMP
10 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 9 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.94%) SLA
5 1 (0.98%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.98%) Netcool
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Oracle
2 13 (12.75%) HP
3 10 (9.80%) SAP
4 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.86%) Remedy
6 3 (2.94%) VMware
6 3 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (1.96%) BMC
7 2 (1.96%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.98%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.98%) Vitria
8 1 (0.98%) EMC
8 1 (0.98%) F5
8 1 (0.98%) Splunk
8 1 (0.98%) Ab Initio
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