The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
UK / England
Rank 327 286 300
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +14
Contract jobs citing Billing 251 352 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.76% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.95% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 221 181
Median daily rate £450 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £407 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +1.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £19.63 £13.12 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.58% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.13 £10.82 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.13 £15.42 £28.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £13.12 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +28.00%

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

General Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15307 18058 17930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.92% 38.83% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10122 11692 11899
Median daily rate £451 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 468 429
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.99 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in England

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +2 86 £500 +25.00% 30
South East -36 73 £400 -0.12% 9
Yorkshire +15 22 £545 +50.96%
East of England +18 17 £525 +32.91% 3
South West -4 15 £375 -14.28% 2
North West +19 12 £538 -2.27% 3
East Midlands +1 9 £350 +6.06% 3
North East -32 7 £313 -36.25% 2
West Midlands -20 4 £250 +66.66% 4
Midlands -2 3 £500 +5.26%
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Billing.

1 119 (25.76%) Finance
2 94 (20.35%) CRM
3 84 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 80 (17.32%) SAP
5 61 (13.20%) Project Management
6 54 (11.69%) Oracle
7 48 (10.39%) Microsoft
8 47 (10.17%) Degree
9 46 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (8.44%) MS Excel
11 38 (8.23%) ITIL
11 38 (8.23%) PRINCE2
12 36 (7.79%) Change Management
13 35 (7.58%) Migration
14 30 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
15 29 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 29 (6.28%) Data Centre
16 28 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (6.06%) SQL
17 26 (5.63%) SAP IS-U
18 25 (5.41%) SLA
18 25 (5.41%) Cisco
18 25 (5.41%) Management Information System
19 24 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (5.19%) Matrix Organization
20 23 (4.98%) ERP
21 22 (4.76%) SQL Server
21 22 (4.76%) IBM
22 21 (4.55%) Workflow
23 20 (4.33%) .NET

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (1.73%) CMS
3 8 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.65%) Documentum
6 3 (0.65%) SAS
7 2 (0.43%) Confluence
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.11%) MS Office
3 18 (3.90%) MS Project
4 17 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.46%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (5.63%) SAP IS-U
2 13 (2.81%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (2.81%) SAP SD
3 7 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 7 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 7 (1.52%) SAP Retail
4 6 (1.30%) Maximo
5 5 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
5 5 (1.08%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.87%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.87%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.87%) SAP FI-CA
6 4 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.65%) BigMachines
7 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (0.65%) Oracle BRM
7 3 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (1.30%) SoftLayer
5 5 (1.08%) SaaS
6 4 (0.87%) IaaS
7 3 (0.65%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.65%) PaaS
8 2 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.43%) G Suite
8 2 (0.43%) Office 365
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.25%) Firewall
2 10 (2.16%) Internet
2 10 (2.16%) SAN
3 9 (1.95%) MPLS
3 9 (1.95%) VPN
4 7 (1.52%) Broadband
4 7 (1.52%) WAN
5 6 (1.30%) VLAN
6 5 (1.08%) 3G
6 5 (1.08%) DNS
6 5 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.08%) IPsec
6 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.87%) LAN
7 4 (0.87%) Network Security
7 4 (0.87%) SDH
7 4 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.65%) LTE
8 3 (0.65%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.16%) DB2
4 9 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.30%) Big Data
6 6 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.08%) MySQL
7 5 (1.08%) SAP BW
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.87%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.43%) MS Access
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) JIRA
2 6 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.65%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Ant
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.22%) Maven
6 1 (0.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
6 1 (0.22%) VersionOne
General
1 119 (25.76%) Finance
2 84 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.90%) Marketing
4 16 (3.46%) Retail
5 12 (2.60%) Banking
5 12 (2.60%) Legal
6 9 (1.95%) Law
6 9 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.73%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.30%) Automotive
9 5 (1.08%) Back Office
10 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.65%) French Language
10 3 (0.65%) Front Office
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (17.75%) Consultant
2 78 (16.88%) Analyst
3 73 (15.80%) Architect
4 57 (12.34%) Project Manager
5 45 (9.74%) Solutions Architect
6 39 (8.44%) Business Analyst
7 38 (8.23%) SAP Consultant
8 34 (7.36%) Designer
9 31 (6.71%) Developer
10 22 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
11 21 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
12 20 (4.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
13 19 (4.11%) Oracle Consultant
14 18 (3.90%) Service Manager
15 17 (3.68%) BSS Architect
16 15 (3.25%) BSS Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.25%) SAP Functional Consultant
17 14 (3.03%) Billing Consultant
17 14 (3.03%) Billing Project Manager
18 13 (2.81%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.33%) .NET
1 20 (4.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (3.68%) Middleware
3 14 (3.03%) Web Services
4 8 (1.73%) XML
5 7 (1.52%) CSS
5 7 (1.52%) SOAP
6 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.30%) Visualforce
7 5 (1.08%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.08%) HTML
7 5 (1.08%) REST
8 4 (0.87%) EDI
8 4 (0.87%) jQuery
9 3 (0.65%) WSDL
10 2 (0.43%) Django
10 2 (0.43%) LINQ
10 2 (0.43%) WCF
10 2 (0.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.28%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.16%) Smart Meter
5 9 (1.95%) e-Learning
6 8 (1.73%) User Experience
6 8 (1.73%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.87%) NHS
9 4 (0.87%) Robotics
10 3 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.65%) IPTV
10 3 (0.65%) PMI
10 3 (0.65%) Replication
10 3 (0.65%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.11%) Windows
2 13 (2.81%) Linux
3 11 (2.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.16%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.43%) Android
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (20.35%) CRM
2 61 (13.20%) Project Management
3 46 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (8.23%) ITIL
4 38 (8.23%) PRINCE2
5 36 (7.79%) Change Management
6 35 (7.58%) Migration
7 29 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (5.19%) Matrix Organization
9 23 (4.98%) ERP
10 21 (4.55%) Workflow
11 20 (4.33%) Analytics
12 18 (3.90%) Business Analysis
12 18 (3.90%) ETL
12 18 (3.90%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.68%) Incident Management
13 17 (3.68%) Risk Management
14 16 (3.46%) GAP Analysis
14 16 (3.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (6.06%) SQL
2 16 (3.46%) ABAP
3 14 (3.03%) C#
4 11 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.38%) Python
5 8 (1.73%) C
5 8 (1.73%) Java
6 6 (1.30%) Apex Code
7 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.87%) VBA
9 3 (0.65%) PHP
9 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.43%) Ruby
10 2 (0.43%) VB
10 2 (0.43%) VB6
11 1 (0.22%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.22%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 47 (10.17%) Degree
2 16 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.08%) CCNP
5 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.08%) PMP
6 4 (0.87%) ACCA
6 4 (0.87%) CIMA
7 3 (0.65%) ISEB
7 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.43%) APMP
8 2 (0.43%) CAPM
8 2 (0.43%) CCIP
8 2 (0.43%) CCNA
8 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.43%) MCDST
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.41%) SLA
2 15 (3.25%) Data Quality
2 15 (3.25%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) P3O
3 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.65%) Docker
4 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (1.52%) Tivoli
2 5 (1.08%) Amdocs OSS
2 5 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.87%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (0.87%) Netcool
4 3 (0.65%) Ansible
4 3 (0.65%) Nagios
4 3 (0.65%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.22%) Control-M
6 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.22%) Marathon
6 1 (0.22%) Mesos
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (17.32%) SAP
2 54 (11.69%) Oracle
3 48 (10.39%) Microsoft
4 30 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
5 25 (5.41%) Cisco
6 22 (4.76%) IBM
7 14 (3.03%) Siebel
8 13 (2.81%) HP
8 13 (2.81%) VMware
9 9 (1.95%) Huawei
9 9 (1.95%) NetCracker
9 9 (1.95%) Remedy
10 8 (1.73%) EMC
11 6 (1.30%) Comptel
11 6 (1.30%) WorldPay
12 5 (1.08%) Amdocs
12 5 (1.08%) Guidewire
12 5 (1.08%) NetApp
12 5 (1.08%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (1.08%) Riverbed
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