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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Smart Metering
Rank 23 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 4 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.55% 2.85% 6.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.80% 7.92% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Median daily rate £338 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £453 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50
Smart Meter
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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
69 101 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 43.95% 35.94% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 50
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

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 2 July 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 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
5 4 (25.00%) V-Model
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) IPv6
6 3 (18.75%) 802.15
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (12.50%) logstash
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) SNMP
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) Firewall
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) ZigBee
2 3 (18.75%) 802.15
2 3 (18.75%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) IPv6
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) SNMP
4 1 (6.25%) 4G
4 1 (6.25%) ASN.1
4 1 (6.25%) DAB
4 1 (6.25%) GPRS
4 1 (6.25%) GSM
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) UMTS
4 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Full Stack Web Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) 802.1X
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) CSS3
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) V-Model
2 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO22301
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
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