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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £450 £384 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.26% -23.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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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
225 355 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.80% 32.90% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 211 103
Average daily rate £413 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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