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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 107 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.88% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
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£475 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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
551 452 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.07% 25.24% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 274 176
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 24
Average hourly rate £15.19 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) GPRS
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Firmware
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) CMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MS Project
6 1 (8.33%) CMMI
6 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) GPRS
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Process Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Integrator
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) CMDB
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
5 2 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) CMMI
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
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