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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 71 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 14 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.14% 0.51% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 1.85% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£408 - -
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 - £40.50 -
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
381 379 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 31.00% 27.56% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 190 153
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 36 27
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.58 £49.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Staines +4 5 £513 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £550 -
Weybridge - 1 £300 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (32.14%) CISSP
1 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
1 9 (32.14%) PKI
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Billing
3 6 (21.43%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) ISMS
4 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
4 5 (17.86%) CRISC
4 5 (17.86%) Information Management
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) HP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (3.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) LAN
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
General
1 6 (21.43%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Consultant
1 7 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Head of Security
5 1 (3.57%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Deputy Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) PKI
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 2 (7.14%) CMDB
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.57%) GIS
6 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
2 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (21.43%) Test Management
4 5 (17.86%) ISMS
4 5 (17.86%) Information Management
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security Management
4 5 (17.86%) Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 4 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Change Control
6 3 (10.71%) PDCA
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
4 5 (17.86%) CRISC
5 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) BMC
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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Lorien Resourcing
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