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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 11 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 19 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 13.01% 2.56% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 42.22% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £420
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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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
45 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 30.82% 35.90% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 9
Average daily rate £475 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 26 November 2014, 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 14 (51.85%) SAP
2 6 (22.22%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 4 (14.81%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) SAP CRM
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
4 4 (14.81%) Billing
4 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
4 4 (14.81%) Information Management
4 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) PKI
4 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (11.11%) ISMS
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) GPRS

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 6 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (14.81%) SAP CRM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (11.11%) GPRS
1 3 (11.11%) 3G
2 2 (7.41%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Project Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Communications Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (14.81%) Cryptography
1 4 (14.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
2 4 (14.81%) Security Management
2 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 4 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.81%) Information Management
2 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) ISMS
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) BPMN
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) webMethods