The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 90 77 106
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 1.32% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 6.33% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 1
Average daily rate
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£390 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
388 316 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.88% 20.84% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 165 176
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 21
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
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Yorkshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) AIX
3 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) B2B
3 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (22.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Package Solution Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Design Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Design Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) B2B
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle