The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 61 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.41% 0.78% 0.26%
As % of the General category 0.91% 1.88% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
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£225 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +3.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +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%
Billing
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
329 373 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.58% 41.68% 36.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 187 168
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 27
Average hourly rate £16.84 £34.53 £17.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% +101.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £43.64 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -7 3 £225 -29.68% 2
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Billing
North West

Billing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
1 2 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA