Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 126 85
Rank change year-on-year -23 -41 +50
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 37 31 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.00% 0.87% 2.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 2.97% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 62
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.31% -3.20%
10th Percentile £302 £280 £250
90th Percentile £533 £490 £464
South East median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +6.67%
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 1,223 1,043 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 33.06% 29.30% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 619 784
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £281 £210 £239
90th Percentile £566 £560 £549
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 63 84
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.07 £37.50 £39.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.48% -4.15% +71.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.76 £12.79
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.80 £56.90
South East median hourly rate £26.25 £19.30 £23.00
% change year-on-year +36.05% -16.11% +35.29%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -17 10 £425 +13.33% 1
Havant +1 9 £469 +33.93% 1
Portsmouth -16 5 £400 -24.17%
Southampton - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £425 - 1
Smart Meter
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) JIRA
6 6 (16.22%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) Release Management
7 5 (13.51%) ZigBee
7 5 (13.51%) Unix
7 5 (13.51%) Firmware
7 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
8 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
8 4 (10.81%) MISRA
8 4 (10.81%) Case Management
8 4 (10.81%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (10.81%) JBoss
8 4 (10.81%) C
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Embedded C
8 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management

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 (10.81%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) ZigBee
2 4 (10.81%) VLAN
3 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.41%) Bluetooth
3 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) 2G
4 1 (2.70%) 3G
4 1 (2.70%) 4G
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) IMAP
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) LTE
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Project Manager
2 8 (21.62%) Smart Metering Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Firmware Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.70%) CGI
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (2.70%) POSIX
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Smart Energy
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 3 (8.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Project Management
1 12 (32.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
4 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2
5 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
5 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Release Management
6 5 (13.51%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.81%) Case Management
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Matrix Organization
7 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
7 4 (10.81%) Stress Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) SDLC
8 3 (8.11%) Service Design
8 3 (8.11%) Traceability Matrix
8 3 (8.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C
2 4 (10.81%) Embedded C
3 3 (8.11%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PMP
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CCIE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) CCNP
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) MISRA
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel
4 1 (2.70%) VMware