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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 74 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Billing 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the General category 0.34% 2.01% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £411 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.63 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-56.94% +63.63%
Billing
South West

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
297 298 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 34.26% 33.94% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 211 170
Average daily rate £375 £396 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 2 March 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 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) UMTS
2 3 (42.86%) LTE
2 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) GGSN
3 2 (28.57%) SGSN
3 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) SMS
4 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (14.29%) 4G
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) UMTS
1 3 (42.86%) LTE
2 2 (28.57%) GGSN
2 2 (28.57%) SGSN
2 2 (28.57%) 3GPP
3 1 (14.29%) 4G
3 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (14.29%) GPRS
3 1 (14.29%) GSM
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Use Case
1 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) SSADM
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Nokia Solutions and Networks