The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 75 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 13 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.94% 1.18% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.31% 4.34% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
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£500 £275 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Smart Meter
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
393 346 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.50% 27.18% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 179 131
Average daily rate £398 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 41
Average hourly rate £31.75 £16.25 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.38% -42.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -7 7 - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 44 (62.86%) SC Cleared
1 44 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 27 (38.57%) Java
3 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (20.00%) Maven
4 13 (18.57%) Ansible
5 12 (17.14%) UNIX
6 11 (15.71%) PKI
7 9 (12.86%) Subversion
7 9 (12.86%) Information Security
8 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (11.43%) CISSP
8 8 (11.43%) SAP
8 8 (11.43%) Oracle
8 8 (11.43%) Cryptography
8 8 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (11.43%) Security Testing
8 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
8 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (10.00%) Linux
10 6 (8.57%) Information Security Management
10 6 (8.57%) Security Management
10 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.57%) JBoss
10 6 (8.57%) SQL Server

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 6 (8.57%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Project
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) GPRS
2 3 (4.29%) BIG-IP
2 3 (4.29%) SAN
2 3 (4.29%) 3G
2 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.43%) SMS
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
4 1 (1.43%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 14 (20.00%) Maven
2 9 (12.86%) Subversion
3 5 (7.14%) Selenium
3 5 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (18.57%) Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 9 (12.86%) Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Integration Manager
7 6 (8.57%) Environment Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Build Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Release Manager
9 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) SAP Project Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (8.57%) J2EE
3 5 (7.14%) Spring
3 5 (7.14%) SAML
3 5 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.43%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) PKI
2 8 (11.43%) Cryptography
2 8 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) DataPower
5 2 (2.86%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) UNIX
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Information Security
2 8 (11.43%) Risk Management
2 8 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (11.43%) Security Testing
2 8 (11.43%) Data Protection
2 8 (11.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (8.57%) Information Security Management
4 6 (8.57%) Security Management
4 6 (8.57%) Information Management
5 5 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.14%) ISMS
5 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.14%) Change Control
5 5 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Low Latency
6 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) Java
2 5 (7.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.29%) Python
5 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) SC Cleared
1 44 (62.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.43%) CISSP
3 5 (7.14%) Sun Certification
4 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.29%) CISA
4 3 (4.29%) CISM
5 2 (2.86%) PMP
5 2 (2.86%) CRISC
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) SAP
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) F5
2 3 (4.29%) IBM
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (4.29%) VMware
3 1 (1.43%) webMethods