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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Smart Metering
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 66 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.43% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 1.37% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £550 £368 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.65% +27.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £424
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +0.29%
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 Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 292 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.00% 31.26% 26.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 164 125
Median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.63 £24.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+230.82% -32.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £22.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 2017.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 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 Reading region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Firmware
4 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (10.00%) Brand Management
5 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (10.00%) Social Media
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization

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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous improvement Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Head of Digital
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Integration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Integration Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Brand Management
4 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CIPD
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Progress