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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 19 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 5.19% 6.25% 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.59% 16.18% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £1,000
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -72.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £378 £380
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
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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 Staines region.

Miscellaneous Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 68 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 18.83% 38.64% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 4
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £412 £830
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 27 February 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (33.33%) PKI
2 9 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 9 (33.33%) CISSP
3 8 (29.63%) SAP
3 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (25.93%) Information Management
4 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
4 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
4 7 (25.93%) Security Management
4 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
5 6 (22.22%) ISMS
6 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) UNIX
7 4 (14.81%) CISA
7 4 (14.81%) CISM
7 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
8 3 (11.11%) PDCA
8 3 (11.11%) CRISC
8 3 (11.11%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Statistics

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) GPRS
1 3 (11.11%) 3G
1 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
5 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Security
7 1 (3.70%) Communications Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 9 (33.33%) PKI
1 9 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) PMI
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 9 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (25.93%) Information Management
3 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
3 7 (25.93%) Security Management
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
4 6 (22.22%) ISMS
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) PDCA
6 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Change Control
7 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (14.81%) CISA
2 4 (14.81%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) CRISC
3 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) webMethods