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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 135 119 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Billing 8 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.25% 1.02%
As % of the General category 0.86% 0.79% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 10
Average daily rate
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£263 £513 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.78% +32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £438 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £538 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £385
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -7.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
925 761 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.56% 31.99% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 335 561
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 72 86
Average hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.01 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £41.00 £41.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
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 30 July 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 30 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
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £425 -2.85% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £263 - 1
Essex - 1 £90 -
Suffolk - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 4 (20.00%) UMTS
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) LTE
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (15.00%) GGSN
4 3 (15.00%) SGSN
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) SOAP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.00%) BASE24
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) UMTS
1 4 (20.00%) LTE
2 3 (15.00%) GGSN
2 3 (15.00%) SGSN
2 3 (15.00%) 3GPP
3 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.00%) FirePass
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) HSRP
4 1 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (5.00%) 3G
4 1 (5.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (10.00%) Analyst
1 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (10.00%) CRM Architect
1 2 (10.00%) CRM Solutions Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Workstream Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (10.00%) Integration Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Auditor
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SOAP
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
1 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCNA
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Agilent
3 1 (5.00%) Altiris
3 1 (5.00%) Huawei
3 1 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (5.00%) Zeacom
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Nokia
3 1 (5.00%) Siemens
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Progress