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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 84 74 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.84% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 3.43% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £408 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
452 408 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.48% 32.05% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 186 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 17 44
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.20 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leatherhead -19 6 £500 -9.09% 1
Staines -6 4 - -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
4 9 (29.03%) PKI
5 8 (25.81%) Retail
5 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) SSL
6 7 (22.58%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Java
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
7 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
7 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
9 4 (12.90%) SAP
9 4 (12.90%) Validation
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (9.68%) sed
10 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (9.68%) VoltDB

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) ZigBee
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) MySQL
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.68%) VoltDB
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 8 (25.81%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Manager
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) MI Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Report Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Smart Metering Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
2 3 (9.68%) XML Messaging
3 2 (6.45%) CGI
4 1 (3.23%) JCE
4 1 (3.23%) SAML
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Cryptography
2 9 (29.03%) PKI
3 6 (19.35%) Algorithms
4 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.45%) Smart Energy
7 1 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (22.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Project Management
2 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
5 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Management
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.68%) AWK
3 3 (9.68%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) sed
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) BT
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 2 (6.45%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat