Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 20 November 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 197 213
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.071% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.61% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
South West median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £463 £338 £348
90th Percentile £488 £650 £480
England median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.22 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.17% +46.15% -

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1523 1644 1821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.16% 28.98% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1121 1156
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £211 £225 £211
90th Percentile £548 £563 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 117 103
South West median hourly rate £38.25 £26.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.34% -32.05% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.53 £13.45
90th Percentile £57.31 £43.95 £54.25
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in the South West

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in the South West

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Gloucestershire - 4 £475 -
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (100.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland