Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smart Meter in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smart Meter over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 5 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.69% 0.32% 2.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 1.04% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Slough median daily rate £309 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.27% -31.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £315
90th Percentile £432 £288 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £369 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -7.81% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 100 96 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.90% 30.97% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 100
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £254 £225 £231
90th Percentile £525 £471 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.83% -32.91% +172.09%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.48 £19.81 £20.00
% change year-on-year -11.77% -0.94% +14.29%

Smart Meter
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Smart Meter as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Smart Meter in Slough

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Smart Meter in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Smart Meter in Slough

Smart Meter
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Smart Meter in Slough over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Smart Meter in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
2 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Smart Meter
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) System Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) Test Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy