The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 18 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 132 109 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +10
Contract jobs citing Billing 12 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.19% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £500 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £243 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £435 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +11.73%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1060 759 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.62% 33.70% 35.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 371 478
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £235 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 90
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.40 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Billing
England

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -11 4 £475 +58.33% 1
Essex - 3 £400 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) JOnAS
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) LTE
5 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) JOnAS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BASE24
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) SSL
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.56%) LTE
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.56%) HSRP
2 1 (5.56%) GGSN
2 1 (5.56%) SGSN
2 1 (5.56%) FirePass
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Trainer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Trainer
2 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Workstream Manager
3 1 (5.56%) CRM Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Server Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
3 1 (5.56%) Progress DBA
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Test Management
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Altiris
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Zeacom
3 1 (5.56%) Orchard
3 1 (5.56%) Progress
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Dell
3 1 (5.56%) EMC