The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Staines. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey / Staines
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 1.01% 7.14% 4.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 19.64% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £513
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 Staines with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 49 56 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 49.49% 36.36% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 8
Median daily rate £475 £438 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £315 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £613 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
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 Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Staines

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staines region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Minitab
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Insight Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Minitab