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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 135 121 114
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 2.85% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 6
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £326 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £550 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
Smart Meter
England

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
970 949 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.86% 29.98% 31.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 616 448
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 57 44
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.92 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -19 5 £450 +7.14%
Smart Meter
England

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MBA
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) 2G
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) 3G
3 1 (8.33%) SS7
3 1 (8.33%) ISUP
3 1 (8.33%) SCCP

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (8.33%) ISUP
1 1 (8.33%) SCCP
1 1 (8.33%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (8.33%) SS7
1 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Smart Metering Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Smart Metering Project Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
1 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) B2C
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) MBA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) HP