The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / South West
Rank 115 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.58% 0.069% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
700 907 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.09% 31.37% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 613 468
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 67 54
Median hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.12 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Wiltshire +14 15 £500 +25.00%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
2 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (41.18%) Retail
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
5 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Billing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
7 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
7 2 (11.76%) P3O
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Spring
7 2 (11.76%) CIPD
7 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Billing
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Data Manager
3 2 (11.76%) PMO Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Migration Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Change Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Transition Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Transition Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Lead
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Workstream Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) Copywriting
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Change Management
1 4 (23.53%) Matrix Organization
1 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
1 4 (23.53%) Project Governance
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Matrix Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
3 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CIPD
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.76%) P3O
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) SAP