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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 28 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.61% 2.07% 4.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 6.19% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £275 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year
+90.00% -
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
63 97 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.41% 33.45% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £488 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.06 £27.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.05% -1.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.14 £37.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 25 August 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 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) SNMP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (22.22%) logstash
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) CSS3
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
2 1 (11.11%) 802.15
2 1 (11.11%) ASN.1
2 1 (11.11%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) GSM
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) ISUP
2 1 (11.11%) SCCP
2 1 (11.11%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (11.11%) SS7
2 1 (11.11%) UMTS
2 1 (11.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
General
1 6 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) REST
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) V-Model
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
1 2 (22.22%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) logstash
2 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com