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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 94 103 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 10 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.50% 0.79% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 2.95% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 4
Median daily rate £450 £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.56% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £482 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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
567 679 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.54% 26.67% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 372 334
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 35
Median hourly rate £22.98 £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.77% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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
Reading +23 6 £450 +22.44% 1
Slough +2 4 £350 -12.50% 1
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Service Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Unix
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) CIPD
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Memcached
5 2 (15.38%) Puppet
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
5 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (15.38%) Pacemaker
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Consultant
1 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Functional Analyst
1 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
1 2 (15.38%) Trainer
2 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Integration Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Memcached
1 2 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Coaching
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Information Management
3 2 (15.38%) Process Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CIPD
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (15.38%) Pacemaker
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
2 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy