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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 143 147 147
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.094% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.35% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
915 866 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.00% 27.00% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 567 437
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 54 48
Median hourly rate £24.00 £39.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +105.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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
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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 2 £375 -
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (20.00%) ESRI
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Telephony Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ESRI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP