The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 107 106 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.42% 0.71% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.85% 3.13% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £575
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -32.17%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
542 511 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.56% 22.55% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 264 247
Average daily rate £350 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.51 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Smart Meter
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Smart Meter Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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Top 23 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (76.47%) SAP
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) AIX
5 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.76%) Data Management
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) B2B
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 1 (5.88%) Release Management
7 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping

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Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (29.41%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) HR Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SAP Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Package Solution Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Design Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Design Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Training Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) B2B
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) SAP
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) VMware