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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 102 104 113
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.21% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 1.93% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £550 £483 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.98% +37.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £322 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +0.59%
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
575 727 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.22% 29.52% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 374 371
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £232 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.25 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.10 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +13 4 £550 +49.65%
Smart Meter
South East

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Firmware
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) CIPD
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) Brand 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Digital
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Management
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CIPD
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Progress