Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 122 84
Rank change year-on-year -15 -38 -16
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 7 11 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.25% 0.48% 1.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.62% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 34
Surrey median daily rate £280 - £400
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 870 679 920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.16% 29.37% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 445 507
Surrey median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.89%
10th Percentile £258 £207 £225
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 47
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.31 £14.38 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £49.25
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%

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 6 months to 23 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
Staines +1 3 - - 3
Guildford -3 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £280 -
Smart Meter
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (14.29%) Celery
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Smart Metering Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Java Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Development Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Celery
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Actionable Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) HP