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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 80 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.69% 0.56% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.39% 2.27% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
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£310 £388 £688
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -43.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £478 £938
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
418 352 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 28.81% 24.43% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 174 123
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 42
Average hourly rate £22.30 £16.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.23% -53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £48.25 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 March 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 +1 3 - - 1
Woking - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 33 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) Java
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) Ansible
4 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 9 (16.36%) Maven
4 9 (16.36%) PKI
5 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
6 7 (12.73%) Information Security
6 7 (12.73%) UNIX
6 7 (12.73%) CISSP
7 6 (10.91%) Oracle
7 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (10.91%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (10.91%) Subversion
7 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
7 6 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (10.91%) SonarQube
7 6 (10.91%) Security Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
8 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) Billing
8 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.09%) SAP
8 5 (9.09%) Linux
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.27%) Shell Script

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Project
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
1 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.82%) ASN.1
2 1 (1.82%) GPRS
2 1 (1.82%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Maven
1 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) SonarQube
2 6 (10.91%) Subversion
3 3 (5.45%) JUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Selenium
General
1 5 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Project Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Integration Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Build Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Release Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Environment Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.64%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) J2EE
1 3 (5.45%) XML
1 3 (5.45%) SAML
1 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.45%) Spring
2 1 (1.82%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) PKI
2 6 (10.91%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (10.91%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Statistics
4 3 (5.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) UNIX
2 5 (9.09%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
2 7 (12.73%) Information Security
3 6 (10.91%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Security Testing
3 6 (10.91%) Data Protection
3 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
4 5 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) ISMS
5 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Information Management
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security Management
5 4 (7.27%) Security Management
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 33 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) CISSP
3 4 (7.27%) CISA
3 4 (7.27%) CISM
4 3 (5.45%) Sun Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CRISC
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (18.18%) Ansible
2 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
3 3 (5.45%) F5
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