The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Smart Meter over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Slough region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smart Metering
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.37% 1.82% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.54% 10.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £244 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £380 £435
% change year-on-year
+0.65% -12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 - -
Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 20.55% 17.52% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 26
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £194 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £401 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
Smart Meter
Berkshire

Smart Meter
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Smart Meter across the Slough region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Smart Meter Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Smart Meter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter.

1 4 (40.00%) SS7
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Database Security
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Smart Meter
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Smart Meter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) SS7
1 4 (40.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Process Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Testing Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) PKI
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (10.00%) Database Security
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) B2B
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
Slough, Berkshire
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