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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 107 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 0.081% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 0.26% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £335 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -31.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £317 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £353 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
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
651 773 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.89% 31.22% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 433 398
Median daily rate £413 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 30 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.20% +29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.25 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 8 £488 - 1
Slough -1 1 £275 -17.91%
Thatcham - 1 £400 -
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (32.26%) Big Data
2 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 9 (29.03%) Change Management
3 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (22.58%) Logistics
4 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Retail
5 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 6 (19.35%) SAP
5 6 (19.35%) CRM
5 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
6 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
6 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (16.13%) CITP
7 4 (12.90%) ZigBee
7 4 (12.90%) Degree
7 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.90%) PMP
7 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
7 4 (12.90%) HP
7 4 (12.90%) XML
7 4 (12.90%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) Case 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) ZigBee
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (9.68%) PuTTY
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) VLAN
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) SNMP
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (3.23%) GSM
4 1 (3.23%) ISUP
4 1 (3.23%) SCCP
4 1 (3.23%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (3.23%) SS7
4 1 (3.23%) UMTS
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) GIS
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 6 (19.35%) Retail
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.90%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Smart Metering Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Integration Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Tester
5 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.45%) Machine to Machine
3 2 (6.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) IVR
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Energy
4 1 (3.23%) Smart Home
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Change Management
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Logistics
3 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (22.58%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
4 6 (19.35%) CRM
5 5 (16.13%) Quality Management
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Case Management
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.68%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) V-Model
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) CITP
2 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.90%) PMP
3 3 (9.68%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) logstash
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) ESRI
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Progress
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com