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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / South West
Rank 128 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.067% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £416 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.05%
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
669 872 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.06% 29.05% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 591 444
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £235 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 48
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

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 26 February 2017.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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
Wiltshire +13 12 £450 +28.57%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 14 (70.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (40.00%) Retail
4 7 (35.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (25.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (25.00%) Billing
6 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Workflow
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
8 3 (15.00%) CIPD
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (15.00%) Coaching
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
9 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Spring
9 2 (10.00%) Copywriting

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 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (35.00%) MS Office
3 5 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (40.00%) Retail
2 5 (25.00%) Billing
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Change Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Workstream Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
1 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (20.00%) Workflow
3 3 (15.00%) Coaching
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (10.00%) Process Management
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) ABAP
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CIPD
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) P3O
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) SAP