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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 485 524 485
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -39
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 113 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.40% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 33
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -

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
17367 17069 15456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.54% 31.50% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10676 10620 9104
Average daily rate £413 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 680 661
Average hourly rate £18.61 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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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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
England +16 99 £425 +13.33% 23
South East -6 47 £389 +3.66% 8
Hampshire +9 21 £410 -8.88%
London +34 20 £425 -10.52% 5
Surrey +21 14 £408 - 1
Scotland +9 13 £500 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 11 £378 +0.66%
Leeds -7 11 £378 +0.66%
Yorkshire -13 11 £378 -26.05%
Berkshire +10 9 £283 -13.07% 2
East Midlands 0 9 £450 +31.38% 1
Havant -3 8 £410 -21.90%
Winchester -4 6 £368 +8.88%
Staines +7 5 £513 - 1
City of London - 5 £510 - 4
North East - 5 £438 -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
Leicester - 4 - -
Glasgow -1 3 £450 - 1
Slough -2 3 £268 -17.69% 1
Nottingham -7 3 £450 +31.38%
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £450 +31.38%
Middlesex - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £550 -
South West +9 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 2 - -
West Midlands -10 2 £625 +78.57% 5
Reading - 2 £463 -
East of England +8 1 - -
Wales - 1 £400 -

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (18.86%) SAP
2 30 (17.14%) ITIL
3 25 (14.29%) Project Management
3 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 19 (10.86%) ISEB
6 19 (10.86%) SAP IS-U
6 19 (10.86%) Test Scripting
7 18 (10.29%) Change Management
8 17 (9.71%) PRINCE2
9 16 (9.14%) Service Management
9 16 (9.14%) Telecoms
10 15 (8.57%) MS Project
10 15 (8.57%) HP
11 14 (8.00%) Finance
11 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (8.00%) ISTQB
11 14 (8.00%) Billing
12 13 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (7.43%) Retail
12 13 (7.43%) QA
13 12 (6.86%) Remedy
13 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (6.29%) Data Protection
14 11 (6.29%) Integration Testing
14 11 (6.29%) SQL
14 11 (6.29%) SDLC

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Project
2 10 (5.71%) MS Office
3 4 (2.29%) Doxygen
4 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (10.86%) SAP IS-U
2 8 (4.57%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) ZigBee
2 5 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (2.29%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (1.71%) MPLS
4 3 (1.71%) BGP
4 3 (1.71%) HTTP
4 3 (1.71%) GSM
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.57%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.57%) 4G
6 1 (0.57%) ISUP
6 1 (0.57%) INAP
6 1 (0.57%) DAB
6 1 (0.57%) SS7
6 1 (0.57%) ATM
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) SQLite
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.14%) DTS
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Kiln
2 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 16 (9.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.00%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Billing
3 13 (7.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.86%) Marketing
5 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.71%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (26.29%) Analyst
2 36 (20.57%) Project Manager
3 28 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.57%) Consultant
5 17 (9.71%) Test Analyst
6 13 (7.43%) Test Leader
6 13 (7.43%) Architect
7 11 (6.29%) Test Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Manager
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Project Manager
9 9 (5.14%) Business Process Consultant
9 9 (5.14%) Business Consultant
9 9 (5.14%) Process Consultant
10 8 (4.57%) SAP Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Designer
11 7 (4.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Security Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Developer
12 4 (2.29%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.57%) XML
2 4 (2.29%) Qt
2 4 (2.29%) RESTful
2 4 (2.29%) QML
3 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.57%) JSON
3 1 (0.57%) Twisted
3 1 (0.57%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.14%) PKI
2 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (4.57%) Cryptography
4 5 (2.86%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (2.29%) GIS
5 4 (2.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.71%) Statistics
6 3 (1.71%) CMDB
7 2 (1.14%) EPoS
7 2 (1.14%) DTV
7 2 (1.14%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.14%) EFT
7 2 (1.14%) EFTPOS
7 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.00%) Linux
2 5 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Windows
4 2 (1.14%) UNIX
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.14%) ITIL
2 25 (14.29%) Project Management
2 25 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 19 (10.86%) Test Scripting
5 18 (10.29%) Change Management
6 17 (9.71%) PRINCE2
7 16 (9.14%) Service Management
8 13 (7.43%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.29%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.29%) Integration Testing
10 11 (6.29%) SDLC
11 10 (5.71%) CRM
11 10 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (5.71%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.71%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.14%) Matrix Management
12 9 (5.14%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (4.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.29%) SQL
2 5 (2.86%) Java
3 4 (2.29%) C++
3 4 (2.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.71%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) Erlang
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) ISEB
2 14 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (5.14%) CISSP
3 9 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.43%) CISA
4 6 (3.43%) CISM
5 5 (2.86%) CRISC
5 5 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.86%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.29%) PMP
7 3 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.57%) Degree
8 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.43%) QA
2 10 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (6.29%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.71%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (18.86%) SAP
2 15 (8.57%) HP
3 12 (6.86%) Remedy
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle
4 5 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.71%) F5
6 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.71%) BMC
6 3 (1.71%) Cisco
7 2 (1.14%) Cognos
8 1 (0.57%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.57%) Elavon
8 1 (0.57%) Ingenico
8 1 (0.57%) Wincor Nixdorf
8 1 (0.57%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.57%) TSYS
8 1 (0.57%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.57%) Sage
8 1 (0.57%) TIBCO
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