The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 24 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
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 6.21% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 29.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
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 Solihull with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 22 34 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 26.83% 21.12% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 11
Median daily rate £375 £383 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +27.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £266 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £435 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £9.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall