Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Smart Metering
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 133 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 -23 +14
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 9 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.36% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.38% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 16
East Midlands median daily rate £384 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.64% -17.65% +23.64%
10th Percentile £336 £338 £340
90th Percentile £534 £499 £544
England median daily rate £425 £400 £403
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.62% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.22 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.17% +46.15% -

Smart Meter is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 859 868 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 26.68% 26.37% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 536 499
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £198 £200
90th Percentile £538 £575 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 64
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.15 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.28% +17.65% +4.10%
10th Percentile £10.29 £11.25 £11.87
90th Percentile £50.38 £60.00 £40.33
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smart Meter in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +3 8 £375 +7.14% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £450 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) CGI
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Sequence Diagram
3 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
3 1 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (22.22%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Presales
2 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Sequence Diagram
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) AWS Certification
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens