The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 80 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.16% 1.34% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 4.22% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 24
Median daily rate - £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 396 403 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 32.51% 31.71% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 374 279
Median daily rate £403 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £231 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +153.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £21.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Surrey

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Surrey

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines -1 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Smart Meter
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Minitab
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

Smart Meter
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Data Insight Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Celery
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Minitab