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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 98 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 20 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.85% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 1.44% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Median daily rate £400 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £237 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £430 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50
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
718 766 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.51% 31.24% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 356 351
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.58 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 15 £425 -
Slough +1 4 £338 -2.17% 1
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 13 (33.33%) Change Management
3 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 11 (28.21%) HP
3 11 (28.21%) Big Data
4 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
5 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (23.08%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) ITIL
7 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
7 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) Degree
7 7 (17.95%) ZigBee
7 7 (17.95%) V-Model
7 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
8 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.38%) Logistics
8 6 (15.38%) SAP
8 6 (15.38%) CRM
8 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
9 5 (12.82%) Unix
9 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
9 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
9 5 (12.82%) CITP
10 4 (10.26%) Service Management
10 4 (10.26%) Firewall
10 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) ZigBee
2 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 3 (7.69%) 802.15
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) IPv6
3 3 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (5.13%) PuTTY
4 2 (5.13%) SNMP
4 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.56%) 4G
5 1 (2.56%) ASN.1
5 1 (2.56%) DAB
5 1 (2.56%) GPRS
5 1 (2.56%) GSM
5 1 (2.56%) UMTS
5 1 (2.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Big Data
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.13%) GIS
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (43.59%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Integration Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.26%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Telephony Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Telephony Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) CSS
2 2 (5.13%) CSS3
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) HTML5
2 2 (5.13%) REST
2 2 (5.13%) SOAP
2 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Mobile App
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) IVR
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Energy
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.56%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.56%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Change Management
2 11 (28.21%) Project Management
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.95%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) V-Model
4 7 (17.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 6 (15.38%) CRM
5 6 (15.38%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) Quality Management
6 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.69%) Case Management
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.13%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) CITP
3 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (10.26%) PMP
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (5.13%) ISEB
5 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) ISO 9001
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.56%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.13%) logstash
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) ESRI
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com