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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 129 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.09% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£378 £511 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.05% +27.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £402 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -
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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
794 641 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.20% 25.46% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 404 268
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 23
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.75 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram 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

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
West Yorkshire -3 11 £378 +0.66%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) SAP
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
6 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) GPRS
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (15.79%) PMP
6 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) MS Project
7 2 (10.53%) Firmware
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) GPRS
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Project Planner
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Process Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (42.11%) Service Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Dependency Management
5 3 (15.79%) Line Management
5 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.79%) PMP
1 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) BMC