The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 101 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 2.18% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.52%
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
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
461 412 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.05% 25.73% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 269 226
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.65 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Yorkshire region.

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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
Leeds -17 6 £400 -3.03%
Smart Meter
Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (42.86%) SAP
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) GPRS
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 2 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) Firmware
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) B2B
6 1 (7.14%) VMware

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) GPRS
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) HR Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Package Solution Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) VMware