The 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 116 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the General category 1.72% 1.16% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £604 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £374
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-37.83% -2.60%
Billing
England

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

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
815 1033 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.50% 33.95% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 554 355
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 86
Average hourly rate £38.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 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
Hertfordshire +8 9 £375 -21.05% 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 £600 - 1
Bedfordshire +2 1 £225 - 2
Essex 0 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (32.00%) Oracle
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (20.00%) NetCracker
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.00%) ProC
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) ABAP
6 2 (8.00%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SM
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) DPNSS
2 2 (8.00%) PBX
2 2 (8.00%) QSIG
3 1 (4.00%) IPsec
3 1 (4.00%) H.323
3 1 (4.00%) SMS
3 1 (4.00%) IPv4
3 1 (4.00%) IPv6
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) ProC
2 2 (8.00%) JUnit
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) NUnit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Platform Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Manager
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.00%) E-Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO-PA
2 1 (4.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) CRM
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
6 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
7 1 (4.00%) WFM
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C
1 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
1 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) HND
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) NetCracker
3 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Tandberg
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco