The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
South East / West Sussex
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 177 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 32.71% 35.54% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 127 65
Median daily rate £427 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £321 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +45.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Sussex region.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Smart Meter
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (83.33%) PKI
1 5 (83.33%) Smart Energy
2 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) ISMS
5 1 (16.67%) IISP
5 1 (16.67%) CLAS
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) Firmware
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) PKI
1 5 (83.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) ISMS
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
2 1 (16.67%) CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP