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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 82 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.74% 0.86% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 3.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
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
447 354 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 32.99% 27.83% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 185 196
Average daily rate £375 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 30
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead - 6 £413 -
Staines -4 2 - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Management
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) HP
5 7 (25.93%) PKI
5 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
6 6 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (22.22%) CISSP
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (22.22%) Information Security
7 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (18.52%) Billing
7 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
7 5 (18.52%) Security Management
7 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) XML
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) Use Case
7 5 (18.52%) ISMS

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
5 4 (14.81%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
8 1 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Environment Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) XML Messaging
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PKI
2 6 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) CMDB
6 1 (3.70%) GIS
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Test Management
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 6 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security
3 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (18.52%) ISMS
4 5 (18.52%) Information Security Management
4 5 (18.52%) Security Management
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Information Management
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) CISSP
4 4 (14.81%) CISA
4 4 (14.81%) CISM
4 4 (14.81%) CRISC
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) BMC
3 2 (7.41%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft