The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 55 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Billing 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.31% 0.76% 1.50%
As % of the General category 3.98% 2.45% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£443 £445 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +93.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
Billing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
251 204 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.81% 31.15% 38.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 144 133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.10 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +26.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £12.00 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £53.50 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Birmingham region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) SAP
3 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) SAP CS
5 3 (11.11%) SAP PM
5 3 (11.11%) ABAP
5 3 (11.11%) QA
5 3 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) MS Office

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (11.11%) SAP CS
2 3 (11.11%) SAP PM
2 3 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (3.70%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) RTP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) ATM
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Procurement Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) ABAP Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Billing Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
1 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (14.81%) Workflow
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) B2B
3 2 (7.41%) Data Management
3 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Intel