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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.32% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
-4.11% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
234 291 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.33% 30.99% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 163 161
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 4
Median hourly rate £49.14 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.40% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.49 £13.70 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £66.24 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 2016.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) GIS
4 2 (16.67%) ESRI
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Firmware
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management

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 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Billing Business Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Head of Digital
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (8.33%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ESRI
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Progress