Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Smart Metering Project Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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.

Project Manager - Smart Metering
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 252 236
Rank change year-on-year +13 -16 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Smart Metering Project Manager 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.038% 0.035% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.037% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Midlands median daily rate £425 £415 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% -17.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £453
90th Percentile £472 £455 £580
England median daily rate £426 £450 £500
% change year-on-year -5.28% -10.00% +17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,449 8,150 8,170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.03% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,627 4,978 4,644
Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +5.93% +7.21%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 348 354 354
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -6.45%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.10
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

Smart Metering Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Smart Metering Project Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Metering Project Manager in the Midlands

Smart Metering Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Metering Project Manager in the Midlands

Smart Metering Project Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Metering Project Manager within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
West Midlands +13 2 £425 -5.56%
Smart Metering Project Manager
England

Smart Metering Project Manager Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Smart Metering Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region featuring Smart Metering Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Smart Metering Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning