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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 80 84
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 1.77% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 4.56% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 6
Median daily rate - £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £450
% change year-on-year +3.94% -15.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 -

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 359 504 432
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 30.40% 38.77% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 282 204
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 59 19
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £29.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +45.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.69 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £52.50 £51.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 March 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 -7 2 - - 1
Smart Meter
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) R
1 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Spark
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) PowerPivot
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Minitab

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 (66.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
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 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Insight Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Insight Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Insight Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Actionable Insight
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
1 2 (66.67%) Trend Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 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