The 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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 72 64 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 0.51% 0.32%
As % of the General category 1.03% 1.47% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-44.59% +12.12%
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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 Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
292 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.91% 34.78% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 201 162
Average daily rate £396 £378 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) UMTS
2 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) GGSN
3 3 (33.33%) SGSN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) 4G
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) MVNO
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
5 1 (11.11%) VMS
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) HTTPS

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) UMTS
1 4 (44.44%) LTE
2 3 (33.33%) GGSN
2 3 (33.33%) SGSN
2 3 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 2 (22.22%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) 4G
4 1 (11.11%) MVNO
4 1 (11.11%) WCDMA
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) GPRS
4 1 (11.11%) GSM
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) SSADM
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson