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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 56 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 14 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.51% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.34% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
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 £55.00 - £40.50
Smart Meter
Berkshire

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
262 256 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.32% 28.48% 28.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 123 141
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £25.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.76% +53.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.31 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Change Management
2 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 8 (44.44%) Big Data
3 7 (38.89%) Retail
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) CITP
4 5 (27.78%) ZigBee
4 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 4 (22.22%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
5 4 (22.22%) PMP
5 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 4 (22.22%) Logistics
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) ZigBee
2 3 (16.67%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) IT Manager
3 4 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Telephony Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) IVR
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 5 (27.78%) Quality Management
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) Logistics
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Case Management
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) V-Model
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CITP
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) PMI Certification
2 4 (22.22%) PMP
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) HP