Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 20 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 183 186
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -13
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.32% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.98% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 29
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £217 £337
90th Percentile £405 £540 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.22 £47.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -32.17% +46.15% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1307 1730 1916
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 29.79% 32.14% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 1073 1241
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 121
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £10.53 £11.28 £9.75
90th Percentile £27.89 £28.75 £28.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.83 £19.08
% change year-on-year -1.58% +9.17% +6.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Smart Meter in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +15 10 £375 -11.76%
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 3 (27.27%) PMI
2 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Firmware
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Smart Metering Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Coaching
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
1 3 (27.27%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Darktrace
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto