Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +38
Contract jobs citing Smart Meter 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 2.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 6.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Slough median daily rate £305 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.44% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £600 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +45.45% -8.33% +20.00%
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 120 95 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.48% 33.57% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 37
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £198 £256 £215
90th Percentile £550 £538 £503
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 - £26.25
10th Percentile £17.25 - £16.68
90th Percentile £17.75 - £36.43
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -40.00% +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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Smart Meter also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Smart Meter.

1 1 (100.00%) WML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 4G
1 1 (100.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (100.00%) GPRS
1 1 (100.00%) GSM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) UMTS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WAP
1 1 (100.00%) WML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP