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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.88% 2.46% 0.60%
As % of the General category 6.42% 6.00% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £286 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -3.03%
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 Bracknell region.

General Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
109 100 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 44.86% 40.98% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 14
Average daily rate £370 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Average hourly rate £17.25 £25.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £11.90 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £32.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014, 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%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
6 2 (13.33%) GGSN
6 2 (13.33%) SGSN
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) LTE
6 2 (13.33%) MGW
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) 4G
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) CRM
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISUP
7 1 (6.67%) SCCP
7 1 (6.67%) INAP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (13.33%) GGSN
2 2 (13.33%) SGSN
2 2 (13.33%) LTE
2 2 (13.33%) MGW
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) 4G
2 2 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) ISUP
3 1 (6.67%) SCCP
3 1 (6.67%) INAP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) BSS Architect
4 1 (6.67%) OSS Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Speech Recognition
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Change Control
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Verint