Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 82 81
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.63% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
West Sussex median daily rate - £533 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.90% -19.23%
South East median daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.69% - -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 295 369 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 29.68% 32.63% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 195 306
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £265 £265
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £392
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% +125.81% -21.52%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.10 £12.61
90th Percentile £62.25 £41.60 £36.00
South East median hourly rate £25.35 £20.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year +26.73% -9.60% +32.33%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in West Sussex

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in West Sussex