The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 110 108 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 9
Median daily rate £525 £483 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +37.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £445
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
Smart Meter
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
578 784 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.84% 31.20% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 409 437
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 12
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.26 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +5 2 £525 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (20.00%) Firmware
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Social Media
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) GIS
4 2 (13.33%) ESRI
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) WAN

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (6.67%) GSM
2 1 (6.67%) ISUP
2 1 (6.67%) SCCP
2 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (6.67%) SS7
2 1 (6.67%) UMTS
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (13.33%) GIS
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Energy
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (13.33%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ESRI
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Progress