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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 79 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 17 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 0.85% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 2.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £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
470 371 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 32.55% 28.52% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 208 224
Average daily rate £366 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £518 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £49.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 10 - -
Leatherhead - 4 £400 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (25.00%) UNIX
4 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Test Management
5 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
5 7 (21.88%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) PKI
7 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
7 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (15.63%) Use Case
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.63%) Information Security
7 5 (15.63%) CISSP
7 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
7 5 (15.63%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 4 (12.50%) Security Management
8 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) SPSS
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Designer
6 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XML Messaging
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) PKI
2 5 (15.63%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.63%) Cryptography
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) CMDB
6 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
1 8 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Test Management
3 5 (15.63%) Use Case
3 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
3 5 (15.63%) Information Security
3 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Data Protection
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 4 (12.50%) Security Management
4 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) ISMS
5 3 (9.38%) Information Management
5 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) PL/SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) R
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) CISSP
4 3 (9.38%) CISA
4 3 (9.38%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) CRISC
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 2 (6.25%) BMC
5 2 (6.25%) Remedy