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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 91 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.40% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 1.67% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £384 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.26% -23.25%
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%
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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
426 360 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.22% 24.24% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 202 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.26 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Release Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Transition Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Package Solution Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 2 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
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