The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Smart Metering
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
268 248 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.88% 27.52% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 113 118
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+195.08% +12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £97.00 £19.00 £23.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter.

1 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) EAM
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Kiln
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Kiln
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Domain Architect
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) EAM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP