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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank - 25 33
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 2.24% 1.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 6.17% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £483 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+46.15% -
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
38 81 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.14% 36.32% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 53 86
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £713 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.70% +304.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 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 Slough region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) ISUP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCP
1 1 (100.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (100.00%) SS7
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Testing Analyst
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP