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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 79 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 19 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.58% 1.12% 1.08%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.16% 3.66% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Average daily rate £425 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
457 437 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.93% 30.60% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 224 207
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 17 23
Average hourly rate £46.00 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.22 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £55.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 9 £425 -15.00%
Staines +11 7 £500 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (40.00%) SQL
1 16 (40.00%) Unix
2 14 (35.00%) Oracle
3 13 (32.50%) Linux
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
5 10 (25.00%) SLA
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
6 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) ZigBee
7 6 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) SAP
9 4 (10.00%) Java
9 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.00%) Billing
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
9 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
10 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
10 3 (7.50%) PKI

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (7.50%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) SPSS
3 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) ZigBee
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) VoltDB
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Architect
2 4 (10.00%) Consultant
2 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Smart Metering Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Unix Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Integration Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) MI Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Report Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Manager
4 2 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Smart Metering Consultant
4 2 (5.00%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Development Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) ICEfaces
1 2 (5.00%) JSF
1 2 (5.00%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) XML
1 2 (5.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (2.50%) CGI
2 1 (2.50%) RichFaces
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 2 (5.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.50%) DataPower
5 1 (2.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Unix
2 13 (32.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Service Delivery
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Process Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.50%) AWK
3 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (7.50%) Python
3 3 (7.50%) R
3 3 (7.50%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) APMP
2 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) HP