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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 303 262 198
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -64
Contract jobs citing Billing 336 352 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.73% 0.98%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.74% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 189 246
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £44.99 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.20% +172.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £17.05 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.40 £67.25 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.71% +78.78%
Billing
UK

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
20621 20176 22126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.68% 42.11% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13152 13062 13410
Average daily rate £444 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 532 676
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.33 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Billing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Billing
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East +8 135 £363 -9.37% 22
London -42 115 £456 +7.35% 36
North West -22 19 £325 +30.00% 10
West Midlands -23 14 £420 +2.43% 2
East of England -17 12 £408 +24.42% 6
South West -31 8 £375 -7.97% 3
East Midlands 0 7 £350 +9.37% 5
Yorkshire -1 4 £505 +40.83% 1
Midlands -2 2 £450 -5.26%
North East -39 1 £451 +6.23%
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 209 (29.15%) Finance
2 199 (27.75%) Telecoms
3 171 (23.85%) CRM
4 131 (18.27%) SAP
5 117 (16.32%) Oracle
6 96 (13.39%) Project Management
7 91 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
8 69 (9.62%) SQL
9 64 (8.93%) Degree
10 62 (8.65%) Migration
11 54 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (6.97%) Middleware
13 48 (6.69%) SOA
14 47 (6.56%) MS Excel
15 46 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (6.00%) Revenue Management
17 42 (5.86%) Security Cleared
18 41 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (5.44%) Internet
20 38 (5.30%) ITIL
20 38 (5.30%) Microsoft
20 38 (5.30%) General Ledger
21 37 (5.16%) SAP IS-U
21 37 (5.16%) Computer Science
22 36 (5.02%) Siebel
23 35 (4.88%) Change Management
23 35 (4.88%) Business Analysis
24 34 (4.74%) Retail
24 34 (4.74%) Broadband
25 33 (4.60%) WebLogic

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (4.60%) WebLogic
2 27 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (3.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (3.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 12 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.98%) Apache
8 6 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.70%) Lync
10 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.46%) MS Office
3 29 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (3.07%) MS Project
6 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.84%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (5.16%) SAP IS-U
2 31 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (3.49%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (3.21%) Documaker
5 20 (2.79%) SAP CRM
6 18 (2.51%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (2.37%) SAP SD
7 17 (2.37%) Oracle Receivables
8 16 (2.23%) CSG Singleview
9 14 (1.95%) Oracle FAH
10 13 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
10 13 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (1.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
12 8 (1.12%) SAP FI
12 8 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (0.98%) SAP FI-CA
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle 11i
14 6 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.39%) Force.com
1 10 (1.39%) SaaS
2 6 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.70%) IaaS
3 5 (0.70%) PaaS
3 5 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.44%) Internet
2 34 (4.74%) Broadband
3 33 (4.60%) 3G
4 24 (3.35%) HTTP
5 23 (3.21%) HTTPS
6 21 (2.93%) SSL
6 21 (2.93%) LTE
7 19 (2.65%) MVNO
8 17 (2.37%) 4G
9 14 (1.95%) WAN
10 13 (1.81%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (1.67%) LAN
12 10 (1.39%) Firewall
13 9 (1.26%) UMTS
14 7 (0.98%) RTP
14 7 (0.98%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.84%) GGSN
15 6 (0.84%) SGSN
15 6 (0.84%) MPLS
15 6 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (3.35%) Oracle ODI
5 23 (3.21%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 18 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.98%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.70%) QlikView
14 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (3.77%) JIRA
2 13 (1.81%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.70%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.56%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.42%) Behat
5 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Subversion
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.28%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) Xcode
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 209 (29.15%) Finance
2 199 (27.75%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.30%) General Ledger
4 34 (4.74%) Retail
5 28 (3.91%) Marketing
6 20 (2.79%) Banking
7 19 (2.65%) Legal
8 11 (1.53%) Advertising
8 11 (1.53%) Publishing
8 11 (1.53%) Back Office
9 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.84%) Law
10 6 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.70%) Front Office
11 5 (0.70%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.70%) French Language
12 4 (0.56%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.28%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 145 (20.22%) Analyst
2 113 (15.76%) Consultant
3 94 (13.11%) Architect
4 89 (12.41%) Project Manager
5 83 (11.58%) Business Analyst
6 66 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (7.11%) SAP Consultant
8 45 (6.28%) Developer
9 35 (4.88%) Designer
10 23 (3.21%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 21 (2.93%) Tester
11 21 (2.93%) Oracle Consultant
12 18 (2.51%) Solutions Designer
13 17 (2.37%) Test Analyst
14 15 (2.09%) PeopleSoft Consultant
14 15 (2.09%) BSS Architect
15 14 (1.95%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
15 14 (1.95%) Billing Analyst
15 14 (1.95%) PeopleSoft Analyst
15 14 (1.95%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.97%) Middleware
2 30 (4.18%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (3.77%) JMS
4 24 (3.35%) WebCenter
5 23 (3.21%) .NET
6 22 (3.07%) JDBC
7 15 (2.09%) Web Services
8 11 (1.53%) XML
8 11 (1.53%) SOAP
8 11 (1.53%) REST
9 10 (1.39%) Visualforce
10 8 (1.12%) Grails
11 7 (0.98%) jQuery
11 7 (0.98%) HTML
11 7 (0.98%) Hibernate
11 7 (0.98%) SAP Basis
12 6 (0.84%) Ajax
12 6 (0.84%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.84%) CSS
12 6 (0.84%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.39%) Data Structures
6 9 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 7 (0.98%) FMCG
8 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.98%) User Experience
9 6 (0.84%) IVR
10 5 (0.70%) Data Conversion
11 3 (0.42%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.42%) TRADACOMS
11 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.42%) STB
11 3 (0.42%) DTV
12 2 (0.28%) Equities
12 2 (0.28%) CMDB
12 2 (0.28%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.93%) UNIX
2 13 (1.81%) Windows
2 13 (1.81%) Linux
3 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.28%) Android
4 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.28%) VMS
4 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Debian
5 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.14%) HPUX
5 1 (0.14%) Solaris
5 1 (0.14%) CentOS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (23.85%) CRM
2 96 (13.39%) Project Management
3 62 (8.65%) Migration
4 54 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (6.69%) SOA
6 46 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (6.00%) Revenue Management
8 41 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (5.30%) ITIL
10 35 (4.88%) Change Management
10 35 (4.88%) Business Analysis
11 31 (4.32%) Use Case
12 30 (4.18%) Data Migration
12 30 (4.18%) Logistics
13 28 (3.91%) PRINCE2
14 27 (3.77%) Content Management
14 27 (3.77%) Validation
15 26 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (3.63%) Coaching
16 25 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 69 (9.62%) SQL
2 31 (4.32%) Python
3 29 (4.04%) Java
4 27 (3.77%) Jython
5 25 (3.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 22 (3.07%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.09%) ABAP
8 15 (2.09%) C#
9 12 (1.67%) VBA
10 11 (1.53%) JavaScript
11 9 (1.26%) C++
11 9 (1.26%) PHP
11 9 (1.26%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.98%) C
14 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.42%) Perl
16 2 (0.28%) XAML
16 2 (0.28%) R
Qualifications
1 64 (8.93%) Degree
2 42 (5.86%) Security Cleared
3 23 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.53%) ISEB
5 8 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.56%) CCNA
8 4 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.14%) RHCE
10 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CCNP
10 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMP
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.07%) Data Quality
2 20 (2.79%) QA
3 14 (1.95%) SLA
4 4 (0.56%) JSP 440
5 3 (0.42%) P3O
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (2.93%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.42%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.14%) Docker
6 1 (0.14%) LXC
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (3.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 23 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.42%) OpenView
4 3 (0.42%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.42%) Puppet
4 3 (0.42%) NSN NetAct
5 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.28%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (18.27%) SAP
2 117 (16.32%) Oracle
3 38 (5.30%) Microsoft
4 36 (5.02%) Siebel
5 31 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (4.18%) PeopleSoft
7 26 (3.63%) HP
8 25 (3.49%) Remedy
9 19 (2.65%) Cisco
10 11 (1.53%) StreamServe
11 9 (1.26%) Google
12 8 (1.12%) VMware
12 8 (1.12%) Business Objects
12 8 (1.12%) JDA
13 7 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.84%) EMC
14 6 (0.84%) Amdocs
14 6 (0.84%) Fujitsu
14 6 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
15 5 (0.70%) Primavera
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