The first 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 23 July 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 Cheshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 64 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.13% 1.06% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.35% 2.45% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £353 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -8.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
282 327 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.77% 43.25% 43.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 154 259
Average daily rate £401 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 19
Average hourly rate £29.50 £38.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% +44.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £20.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Billing
North West

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 23 July 2014. 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 - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Billing
North West

Billing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) PMI
2 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PMI
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft