The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Bristol region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 67 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.74% 0.62% 0.51%
As % of the General category 2.24% 1.57% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £425 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +25.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +11.73%
General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
312 254 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.95% 39.32% 50.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 364
Average daily rate £386 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £269 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 25
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Billing
South West

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Billing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agilent
3 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
3 2 (22.22%) UMTS
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) GGSN
3 2 (22.22%) SGSN
4 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) 3GPP
1 2 (22.22%) UMTS
1 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
1 2 (22.22%) GGSN
1 2 (22.22%) SGSN
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Billing Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Agilent