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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 132 131
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 1.32% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Median daily rate £650 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £655 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £387 £450
% change year-on-year +2.06% -14.00%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 656 760 675
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 30.81% 26.77% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 506 412
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £586 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.13 £11.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% +37.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.25 £9.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.24 £21.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

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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 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 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
West Yorkshire +10 5 £650 -
Smart Meter
England

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Programme Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Coaching
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared