The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
UK
Rank 478 449 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +98
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 118 169 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 1.07% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 114 43
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £626 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13998 15781 15735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.87% 30.86% 30.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8972 10198 9736
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £604 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 567 642
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.31 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Smart Meter
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
England -13 109 £400 -5.88% 18
South East -14 55 £375 -6.25% 1
Hampshire 0 39 £375 -
Winchester +2 25 £375 +3.44%
West Midlands +8 13 £450 +5.88% 1
South West +20 12 £450 +28.57%
Swindon +14 12 £450 +28.57%
Wiltshire +9 12 £450 +28.57%
Nottinghamshire -8 12 £388 -4.32% 4
Nottingham -9 12 £388 -4.32% 4
East Midlands -20 12 £388 -7.73% 4
Berkshire +9 9 £450 +13.56% 1
London -1 9 £413 -25.00% 10
Reading +11 6 £450 +22.44%
Solihull +2 6 £450 -30.76%
Havant -8 5 £350 -46.15%
Yorkshire +13 4 £713 +43.21%
West Yorkshire +5 4 £713 +43.21%
Leeds +2 4 £713 +43.21%
Birmingham 0 4 £450 -9.31% 1
Slough +1 3 £350 -12.50% 1
Derby - 3 £388 -
Derbyshire - 3 £388 -
City of London - 2 £700 - 1
Manchester +11 1 £850 - 1
North West +10 1 £850 +161.53% 2
Midlands +3 1 £325 -43.47%
Surrey -3 1 - -
East of England -6 1 £275 -33.33%
Staines -6 1 - -

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 51 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 31 (15.27%) Linux
5 29 (14.29%) JBoss
6 22 (10.84%) System Integration Testing
7 21 (10.34%) Project Management
8 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
8 20 (9.85%) ITIL
8 20 (9.85%) Java
9 19 (9.36%) JIRA
9 19 (9.36%) Mobile App
10 17 (8.37%) Unix
10 17 (8.37%) Red Hat
11 16 (7.88%) HP
11 16 (7.88%) Apache
11 16 (7.88%) SQL
11 16 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (7.39%) Security Cleared
12 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
12 15 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (6.90%) Oracle
13 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
14 13 (6.40%) Integration Testing
14 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
14 13 (6.40%) MS Office
14 13 (6.40%) SAP
15 12 (5.91%) Service Management
15 12 (5.91%) PRINCE2
15 12 (5.91%) Business Analysis

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills 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 29 (14.29%) JBoss
2 16 (7.88%) Apache
3 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.40%) MS Office
3 6 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.43%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (1.97%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.49%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) SAN
1 8 (3.94%) ZigBee
2 7 (3.45%) Firewall
3 4 (1.97%) HTTP
4 3 (1.48%) SSL
4 3 (1.48%) Wireless
5 2 (0.99%) FTP
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.49%) BGP
6 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.49%) DNS
6 1 (0.49%) IPsec
6 1 (0.49%) LAN
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) OSPF
6 1 (0.49%) SNMP
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) WAN
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.39%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.48%) Big Data
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (9.36%) JIRA
2 8 (3.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (3.94%) JUnit
2 8 (3.94%) Subversion
3 6 (2.96%) Artifactory
3 6 (2.96%) Checkstyle
3 6 (2.96%) FindBugs
4 4 (1.97%) Cucumber
4 4 (1.97%) Gradle
4 4 (1.97%) Selenium
5 2 (0.99%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
6 1 (0.49%) Maven
6 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.91%) Retail
3 10 (4.93%) Billing
4 7 (3.45%) Finance
5 5 (2.46%) Back Office
6 4 (1.97%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (28.08%) Analyst
2 27 (13.30%) Business Analyst
3 26 (12.81%) Project Manager
4 23 (11.33%) Test Analyst
5 16 (7.88%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
6 13 (6.40%) Developer
7 11 (5.42%) Consultant
7 11 (5.42%) Smart Metering Project Manager
8 10 (4.93%) Programme Manager
9 9 (4.43%) Smart Metering Engineer
9 9 (4.43%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.94%) Service Manager
10 8 (3.94%) Test Manager
10 8 (3.94%) Tester
11 7 (3.45%) UAT Engineer
12 6 (2.96%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.96%) Transition Manager
13 5 (2.46%) Administrator
13 5 (2.46%) Architect
13 5 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.93%) Spring
2 9 (4.43%) ActiveMQ
3 8 (3.94%) Apache Camel
4 6 (2.96%) Hibernate
4 6 (2.96%) Middleware
4 6 (2.96%) XML
5 4 (1.97%) NHibernate
6 3 (1.48%) CGI
7 2 (0.99%) .NET
7 2 (0.99%) BAPI
7 2 (0.99%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.99%) HTML
7 2 (0.99%) REST
7 2 (0.99%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (0.99%) Smarty
7 2 (0.99%) SOAP
7 2 (0.99%) Spring Boot
7 2 (0.99%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (0.49%) Memcached
8 1 (0.49%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.36%) Mobile App
2 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.93%) Clustering
4 7 (3.45%) Smart Energy
5 6 (2.96%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.46%) Machine to Machine
6 5 (2.46%) PKI
7 4 (1.97%) User Experience
8 3 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.48%) PMI
9 2 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.27%) Linux
2 17 (8.37%) Unix
3 16 (7.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (3.94%) Windows
5 3 (1.48%) SUSE
6 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.12%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (10.84%) System Integration Testing
5 21 (10.34%) Project Management
6 20 (9.85%) ITIL
7 13 (6.40%) Integration Testing
7 13 (6.40%) Waterfall
8 12 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 12 (5.91%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.91%) Service Management
9 10 (4.93%) Coaching
10 9 (4.43%) Change Management
10 9 (4.43%) Defect Management
10 9 (4.43%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.94%) Change Control
11 8 (3.94%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.94%) ITIL V3
11 8 (3.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.85%) Java
2 16 (7.88%) SQL
3 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.94%) Korn
4 4 (1.97%) C
4 4 (1.97%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.48%) ABAP
5 3 (1.48%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.99%) Python
6 2 (0.99%) SAPscript
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) R
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) ISEB
4 7 (3.45%) Degree
5 5 (2.46%) RHCE
6 3 (1.48%) CCIE
6 3 (1.48%) CIPD
6 3 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.48%) CISSP
6 3 (1.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.48%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.48%) RHCSA
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.49%) APMP
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.49%) PMP
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.99%) P3O
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.96%) vSphere
2 5 (2.46%) Firmware
3 1 (0.49%) Corosync
3 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (3.94%) Puppet
1 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Satellite
1 8 (3.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.46%) Cobbler
4 2 (0.99%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 17 (8.37%) Red Hat
2 16 (7.88%) HP
3 14 (6.90%) Oracle
4 13 (6.40%) SAP
5 8 (3.94%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.94%) Veritas
6 7 (3.45%) VMware
7 5 (2.46%) Remedy
8 4 (1.97%) Splunk
9 3 (1.48%) Arqiva
9 3 (1.48%) F5
10 2 (0.99%) Cisco
11 1 (0.49%) BT
11 1 (0.49%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.49%) NetApp
11 1 (0.49%) Symantec
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