Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 219 290
Rank change year-on-year -45 +71 -1
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 98 183 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.61% 0.98% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 3.21% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 129 73
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £290
90th Percentile £490 £525 £515
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate - £51.25 -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4804 5695 6006
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 29.68% 30.57% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2758 3430 3259
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 279 311
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £23.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.18% +43.94% -17.50%
10th Percentile £11.33 £11.77 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.25 £42.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the South East over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smart Meter in the South East

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Hampshire -9 67 £406 +16.07% 1
Berkshire +1 17 £375 - 4
Thames Valley -14 17 £375 -3.23% 4
Surrey -29 4 - - 2
Middlesex +6 2 £500 +42.86%
West Sussex -1 1 - -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) Unix
3 23 (23.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (22.45%) Red Hat
5 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
6 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
7 17 (17.35%) JBoss
7 17 (17.35%) ITIL
8 16 (16.33%) Puppet
8 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
8 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
10 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.27%) RHCE
11 12 (12.24%) Firewall
12 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
12 11 (11.22%) Java
12 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Release Management
13 10 (10.20%) Cobbler
13 10 (10.20%) Apache
13 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
13 10 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (10.20%) Arqiva
14 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.18%) RHCSA
14 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (9.18%) CISSP
14 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (17.35%) JBoss
2 10 (10.20%) Apache
3 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.24%) Firewall
2 4 (4.08%) DNS
2 4 (4.08%) LAN
2 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 4 (4.08%) VPN
2 4 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (2.04%) BGP
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.04%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) IPsec
3 2 (2.04%) MPLS
3 2 (2.04%) OSPF
3 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.04%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.08%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.06%) Redis
5 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.04%) MS Access
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.02%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (20.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 4 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (19.39%) Analyst
2 9 (9.18%) Smart Metering Engineer
3 8 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 6 (6.12%) Transition Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) UAT Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Architect
6 5 (5.10%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.10%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.08%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (4.08%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Developer
8 3 (3.06%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Service Transition Manager
8 3 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.06%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) Java EE
2 4 (4.08%) CGI
2 4 (4.08%) JAAS
2 4 (4.08%) JMS
2 4 (4.08%) JMX
2 4 (4.08%) JNDI
3 3 (3.06%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.04%) CSS
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) Memcached
4 2 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.02%) CSS3
5 1 (1.02%) HTML5
5 1 (1.02%) JSON
5 1 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.02%) React Native
5 1 (1.02%) RESTful
5 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) PKI
3 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.10%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (4.08%) Clustering
6 2 (2.04%) CMDB
6 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.02%) BBC
7 1 (1.02%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.02%) PMI
7 1 (1.02%) Smart City
7 1 (1.02%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.63%) Linux
2 24 (24.49%) Unix
3 23 (23.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.08%) SUSE
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
5 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.35%) ITIL
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.27%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (10.20%) Release Management
5 10 (10.20%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (9.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.16%) DevOps
7 8 (8.16%) ITIL V3
7 8 (8.16%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (8.16%) Service Management
8 7 (7.14%) Integration Testing
8 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.14%) Project Management
8 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.12%) Analytics
9 6 (6.12%) Change Control
9 6 (6.12%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.22%) Java
2 9 (9.18%) Bash Shell
3 8 (8.16%) Shell Script
4 7 (7.14%) SQL
5 6 (6.12%) Python
6 5 (5.10%) Perl
7 4 (4.08%) Korn
8 2 (2.04%) C
8 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.04%) R
8 2 (2.04%) VBA
9 1 (1.02%) ABAP
9 1 (1.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.27%) RHCE
4 9 (9.18%) CISSP
4 9 (9.18%) RHCSA
5 8 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.10%) APMP
6 5 (5.10%) PMP
7 4 (4.08%) CCIE
7 4 (4.08%) CCIE Security
7 4 (4.08%) CCNP
8 2 (2.04%) CIPD
8 2 (2.04%) Degree
8 2 (2.04%) HND
8 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.02%) CCNA
9 1 (1.02%) ISEB
9 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) PMO
2 3 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
4 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) vSphere
2 2 (2.04%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 16 (16.33%) Puppet
2 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.20%) Cobbler
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.04%) Ansible
5 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.04%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.20%) Arqiva
3 8 (8.16%) Cisco
3 8 (8.16%) F5
3 8 (8.16%) HP
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Splunk
5 5 (5.10%) VMware
6 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle
6 4 (4.08%) Veritas
7 3 (3.06%) Remedy
8 2 (2.04%) BMC
8 2 (2.04%) NetApp
8 2 (2.04%) Symantec
9 1 (1.02%) Adobe
9 1 (1.02%) BT
9 1 (1.02%) Minitab
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