The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 41
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.09% 2.01% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.96% 7.09% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £393 £386 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.61% -9.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Smart Meter is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 101 127 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 27.60% 28.41% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 77 62
Median daily rate £411 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.68 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.68% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Nottingham

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) QA
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Big Data
6 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Billing
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Back Office
7 2 (10.00%) Finance

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (35.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Use Case
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle