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 3 months to 25 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 138 140
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.55% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.77% 0.78% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 10
Median daily rate £350 £500 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +32.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £294 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £660 £528
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 620 893 872
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 31.16% 32.25% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 576 585
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -23.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire +25 8 £363 -43.13% 2
Smart Meter
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (43.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
3 2 (12.50%) ISMS
3 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) CISA
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Threat Detection
3 2 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (12.50%) GDPR
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB

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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 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) ZigBee
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 4 (25.00%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Transformation Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Coaching
1 7 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) ISMS
3 2 (12.50%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Threat Detection
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CISA
1 2 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) McAfee
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.25%) HP