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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank - 139 120
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.13% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.47% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+9.26% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
716 859 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.15% 26.95% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 499 313
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 46
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -25.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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