The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 11 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 7 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 9.86% 4.61% 6.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.33% 16.28% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £500 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Smart Meter
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Staines region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 43 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 42.25% 28.29% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 36
Average daily rate £363 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) SLA
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
4 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
5 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) SAP
7 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
7 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (17.39%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (13.04%) R
8 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (13.04%) SPSS
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) SAS
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office
9 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
9 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 3 (13.04%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) SPSS
3 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Linux Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Smart Metering Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Unix Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Unix Technical Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Manager
3 2 (8.70%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Smart Metering Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
1 12 (52.17%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) Service Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 4 (17.39%) Logical Data Model
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Physical Data Model
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) SLA
2 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) SAP