Period
to 19 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 103 116
Rank change year-on-year -28 +13 +36
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 28 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.81% 1.59% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.87% 5.31% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 49 40
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £280 £259 £263
90th Percentile £680 £470 £679
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 977 1,074 1,253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 28.12% 29.87% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 672 769
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £191 £238 £263
90th Percentile £550 £588 £539
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 71 80
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -54.67% +137.79%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £50.13
South East median hourly rate £25.35 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.73% -11.11% +35.46%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in Hampshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Winchester -10 9 £280 -17.04%
Portsmouth - 3 £475 -
Havant -9 2 £506 +26.56%
Smart Meter
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.29%) Retail
4 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (14.29%) JBoss
4 4 (14.29%) Apache
4 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 4 (14.29%) B2B
4 4 (14.29%) CGI
4 4 (14.29%) ISEB
4 4 (14.29%) Remedy
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.71%) IPsec
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.71%) RHCE
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) IPsec
1 3 (10.71%) MPLS
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
1 3 (10.71%) OSPF
2 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Service Operations Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CGI
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (10.71%) JAAS
2 3 (10.71%) Java EE
2 3 (10.71%) JMS
2 3 (10.71%) JMX
2 3 (10.71%) JNDI
3 2 (7.14%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Machine to Machine
2 2 (7.14%) PMI
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) B2B
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Service Design
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (7.14%) Project Governance
4 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) System Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.71%) CISSP
3 3 (10.71%) PMP
3 3 (10.71%) RHCE
3 3 (10.71%) RHCSA
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Arqiva
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk