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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 42 15 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +26
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.01% 8.83% 2.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.51% 32.38% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 26 7
Average daily rate
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£455 £355 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.16% -6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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 West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
114 105 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.79% 27.27% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 62 52
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +67.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.56 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
East Grinstead -2 2 £413 +12.24%
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (40.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft