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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank 123 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 27 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 1.36% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 13
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £378 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £462 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 - £37.50
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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
926 738 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.89% 31.23% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 443 320
Average daily rate £375 £355 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 37 59
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £10.00 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 24 £420 -1.17% 5
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (60.53%) PRINCE2
2 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
4 14 (36.84%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (21.05%) FortiGate
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (21.05%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
5 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
5 8 (21.05%) MPLS
5 8 (21.05%) BGP
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (18.42%) Data Management
6 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
7 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Validation
8 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Dependency Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) MPLS
1 8 (21.05%) BGP
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Change Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Project Planner
6 3 (7.89%) Environment Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Business Change Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Test Environment Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) PRINCE2
2 17 (44.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
4 14 (36.84%) Migration
5 8 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 7 (18.42%) Data Management
6 7 (18.42%) Data Governance
7 6 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Validation
8 5 (13.16%) Supplier Management
9 4 (10.53%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 4 (10.53%) Dependency Management
9 4 (10.53%) UML
9 4 (10.53%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (10.53%) PMP
2 4 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Cisco
1 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
1 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
1 8 (21.05%) F5
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) BT
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft