The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 27 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.59% 2.65% 0.56%
As % of the General category 5.26% 7.62% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-39.70% +3.03%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

General Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
133 105 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 49.26% 34.77% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 30
Average daily rate £378 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £510 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 7
Average hourly rate £16.13 £15.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% -42.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.90 £23.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) MVNO
3 6 (40.00%) Validation
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (13.33%) PMI
5 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) LTE
6 1 (6.67%) MGW
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) MS Project
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) 4G
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (6.67%) Verint
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) MVNO
2 1 (6.67%) PSTN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) NGN
2 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (6.67%) GGSN
2 1 (6.67%) SGSN
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) MGW
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) 4G
2 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) BSS Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ICM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Verint