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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 296 259 201
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -58
Contract jobs citing Billing 333 350 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.73% 0.98%
As % of the General category 1.64% 1.74% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 249
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£425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £257 £225
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
20275 20143 22612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.66% 42.14% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12884 13037 13733
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 526 688
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
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 22 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 22 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 22 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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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 +24 138 £388 -3.12% 20
London -27 112 £470 +10.58% 37
North West -25 18 £325 +30.00% 12
West Midlands -25 14 £420 +2.43% 3
East of England -24 12 £408 +24.42% 6
East Midlands -4 7 £350 +9.37% 3
South West -31 7 £300 -26.38% 2
Yorkshire -3 4 £505 +17.50%
Midlands 0 2 £450 -5.26%
North East - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 205 (29.04%) Finance
2 197 (27.90%) Telecoms
3 169 (23.94%) CRM
4 129 (18.27%) SAP
5 117 (16.57%) Oracle
6 93 (13.17%) Project Management
7 89 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
8 66 (9.35%) SQL
9 63 (8.92%) Degree
10 61 (8.64%) Migration
11 54 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (7.08%) Middleware
13 48 (6.80%) SOA
14 46 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (6.37%) MS Excel
16 43 (6.09%) Revenue Management
17 41 (5.81%) Security Cleared
18 40 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (5.52%) Internet
20 38 (5.38%) ITIL
20 38 (5.38%) General Ledger
21 37 (5.24%) Computer Science
22 36 (5.10%) Siebel
22 36 (5.10%) Microsoft
23 35 (4.96%) Business Analysis
23 35 (4.96%) SAP IS-U
24 34 (4.82%) Retail
24 34 (4.82%) Broadband
24 34 (4.82%) Change Management
25 33 (4.67%) 3G

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.67%) WebLogic
2 27 (3.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (3.68%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (3.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (2.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (1.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.99%) Apache
8 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.71%) Lync
9 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.14%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.14%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.14%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.39%) MS Office
3 28 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (2.97%) MS Project
6 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.85%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (4.96%) SAP IS-U
2 31 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
3 25 (3.54%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (3.26%) Documaker
5 20 (2.83%) SAP CRM
6 18 (2.55%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (2.41%) SAP SD
7 17 (2.41%) Oracle Receivables
8 15 (2.12%) CSG Singleview
9 14 (1.98%) Oracle FAH
10 13 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
10 13 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
11 12 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 10 (1.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
13 8 (1.13%) SAP FI
13 8 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (0.99%) SAP FI-CA
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
15 6 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.42%) SaaS
1 10 (1.42%) Force.com
2 6 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.71%) IaaS
3 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.71%) PaaS
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (5.52%) Internet
2 34 (4.82%) Broadband
3 33 (4.67%) 3G
4 24 (3.40%) HTTP
5 23 (3.26%) HTTPS
6 21 (2.97%) SSL
6 21 (2.97%) LTE
7 19 (2.69%) MVNO
8 17 (2.41%) 4G
9 14 (1.98%) WAN
10 13 (1.84%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (1.70%) LAN
12 10 (1.42%) Firewall
13 9 (1.27%) UMTS
14 7 (0.99%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.85%) GGSN
15 6 (0.85%) SGSN
15 6 (0.85%) MPLS
15 6 (0.85%) RTP
15 6 (0.85%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.82%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (3.40%) Oracle ODI
5 23 (3.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (3.12%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 18 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.99%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.71%) MySQL
15 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 26 (3.68%) JIRA
2 13 (1.84%) TestDirector
3 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.57%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.42%) Behat
6 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
6 2 (0.28%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.28%) Subversion
7 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 205 (29.04%) Finance
2 197 (27.90%) Telecoms
3 38 (5.38%) General Ledger
4 34 (4.82%) Retail
5 28 (3.97%) Marketing
6 20 (2.83%) Banking
7 17 (2.41%) Legal
8 11 (1.56%) Advertising
8 11 (1.56%) Publishing
8 11 (1.56%) Back Office
9 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.85%) Law
11 5 (0.71%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.71%) Front Office
11 5 (0.71%) French Language
12 4 (0.57%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.28%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 141 (19.97%) Analyst
2 110 (15.58%) Consultant
3 94 (13.31%) Architect
4 87 (12.32%) Project Manager
5 81 (11.47%) Business Analyst
6 66 (9.35%) Solutions Architect
7 50 (7.08%) SAP Consultant
8 44 (6.23%) Developer
9 35 (4.96%) Designer
10 22 (3.12%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 21 (2.97%) Oracle Consultant
12 20 (2.83%) Tester
13 18 (2.55%) Solutions Designer
14 16 (2.27%) Test Analyst
15 15 (2.12%) PeopleSoft Consultant
15 15 (2.12%) BSS Architect
16 14 (1.98%) Peoplesoft Functional Analyst
16 14 (1.98%) Systems Tester
16 14 (1.98%) Functional Analyst
16 14 (1.98%) PeopleSoft Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (7.08%) Middleware
2 30 (4.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 27 (3.82%) JMS
4 24 (3.40%) WebCenter
5 22 (3.12%) .NET
5 22 (3.12%) JDBC
6 15 (2.12%) Web Services
7 11 (1.56%) SOAP
7 11 (1.56%) XML
7 11 (1.56%) REST
8 10 (1.42%) Visualforce
9 8 (1.13%) Grails
10 7 (0.99%) Hibernate
10 7 (0.99%) SAP Basis
10 7 (0.99%) HTML
10 7 (0.99%) jQuery
11 6 (0.85%) SAP PI
11 6 (0.85%) MSMQ
11 6 (0.85%) CSS
11 6 (0.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.24%) Computer Science
3 11 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.42%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.42%) Data Structures
5 9 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.13%) Smart Meter
7 7 (0.99%) FMCG
7 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.85%) User Experience
8 6 (0.85%) IVR
9 5 (0.71%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.42%) STB
10 3 (0.42%) DTV
10 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.42%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.42%) TRADACOMS
11 2 (0.28%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.28%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (2.97%) UNIX
2 13 (1.84%) Linux
3 12 (1.70%) Windows
4 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.28%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.14%) Debian
6 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.14%) HPUX
6 1 (0.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (23.94%) CRM
2 93 (13.17%) Project Management
3 61 (8.64%) Migration
4 54 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (6.80%) SOA
6 46 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (6.09%) Revenue Management
8 40 (5.67%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (5.38%) ITIL
10 35 (4.96%) Business Analysis
11 34 (4.82%) Change Management
12 31 (4.39%) Use Case
13 30 (4.25%) Data Migration
13 30 (4.25%) Logistics
14 27 (3.82%) Validation
14 27 (3.82%) PRINCE2
15 26 (3.68%) Coaching
15 26 (3.68%) Content Management
16 25 (3.54%) GAP Analysis
16 25 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (9.35%) SQL
2 31 (4.39%) Python
3 29 (4.11%) Java
4 27 (3.82%) Jython
5 25 (3.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 22 (3.12%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.69%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.12%) C#
9 13 (1.84%) ABAP
10 12 (1.70%) VBA
11 11 (1.56%) JavaScript
12 9 (1.27%) C++
12 9 (1.27%) PHP
12 9 (1.27%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.99%) C
15 5 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.42%) Perl
17 2 (0.28%) R
17 2 (0.28%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 63 (8.92%) Degree
2 41 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 22 (3.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.56%) ISEB
5 8 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CCNA
9 4 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.14%) RHCT
11 1 (0.14%) MOS
11 1 (0.14%) LPIC
11 1 (0.14%) Siebel Certification
11 1 (0.14%) RHCE
11 1 (0.14%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.12%) Data Quality
2 19 (2.69%) QA
3 13 (1.84%) SLA
4 4 (0.57%) 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 (2.97%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.57%) 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 (3.54%) Oracle Identity Management
2 22 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (2.69%) 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%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 129 (18.27%) SAP
2 117 (16.57%) Oracle
3 36 (5.10%) Siebel
3 36 (5.10%) Microsoft
4 31 (4.39%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (4.25%) PeopleSoft
6 25 (3.54%) Remedy
6 25 (3.54%) HP
7 19 (2.69%) Cisco
8 9 (1.27%) StreamServe
9 8 (1.13%) JDA
9 8 (1.13%) Business Objects
9 8 (1.13%) VMware
9 8 (1.13%) Google
10 7 (0.99%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 6 (0.85%) EMC
11 6 (0.85%) Amdocs
11 6 (0.85%) Fujitsu
12 5 (0.71%) Ericsson
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