The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 26 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.64% 0.85% 2.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.20% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £275 £335 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% -31.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.25 -
% change year-on-year
+88.11% -
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45 91 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.66% 38.56% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 65
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £515 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £28.56 £29.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +165.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.71 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Smart Meter Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Smart Meter
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Smart Meter Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) SS7
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (16.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) ISUP
2 1 (16.67%) SCCP
2 1 (16.67%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (16.67%) SS7
2 1 (16.67%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) TDD
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com