Period
to 26 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Smart Metering
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 166 157
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 0 11 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.91% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 4
Median daily rate - £469 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.59% +34.07%
South East median daily rate £535 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +18.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Smart Meter is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 269 1,208 1,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.30% 29.59% 33.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 552 652
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.23% +3.75%
10th Percentile £238 £200 £218
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £445 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 78 36
Median hourly rate £33.25 £58.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.40% +209.21% +31.67%
10th Percentile £17.61 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £56.63 £82.88 £45.50
Median hourly rate £31.61 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -7.03% +58.14% +11.43%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Berkshire

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Smart Meter in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Berkshire