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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 358 315 273
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -42
Contract jobs citing Billing 285 328 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.58% 1.62% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 198 187
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £265 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £17.80 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.40 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.36 £13.60 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-18.12% -
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
18068 20306 18623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.19% 39.35% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12193 13388 11830
Median daily rate £450 £450 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 516 503
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £21.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.64 £48.65 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 119 £363 -9.37% 27
South East -39 56 £450 +15.75% 13
Yorkshire +17 26 £269 -34.84% 1
South West +8 23 £433 -8.94% 3
West Midlands -26 18 £443 +11.32% 5
East of England +23 14 £413 -21.42% 4
North East -44 11 £274 -24.48%
North West -22 9 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -1 4 £463 +23.33% 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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.

1 158 (27.72%) Finance
2 129 (22.63%) CRM
3 107 (18.77%) Telecoms
4 106 (18.60%) SAP
5 84 (14.74%) Oracle
6 77 (13.51%) Microsoft
7 71 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (11.58%) Migration
9 64 (11.23%) Project Management
10 62 (10.88%) SQL
11 60 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (10.35%) ITIL
13 51 (8.95%) MS Excel
14 48 (8.42%) Retail
15 44 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
16 43 (7.54%) PRINCE2
17 42 (7.37%) Change Management
17 42 (7.37%) Data Centre
18 40 (7.02%) MS Office
18 40 (7.02%) SQL Server
19 38 (6.67%) Business Analysis
20 37 (6.49%) Degree
21 35 (6.14%) Unix
21 35 (6.14%) Windows
21 35 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
22 33 (5.79%) Logistics
23 32 (5.61%) SAP IS-U
24 31 (5.44%) Service Management
25 30 (5.26%) Security Cleared
26 29 (5.09%) Internet

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 26 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.40%) CMS
3 6 (1.05%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.18%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.02%) MS Office
3 16 (2.81%) MS Project
4 13 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (5.61%) SAP IS-U
2 20 (3.51%) SAP SD
3 15 (2.63%) SAP CRM
4 13 (2.28%) CSG Singleview
5 12 (2.11%) SAP FI
6 11 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (1.40%) Changepoint
8 8 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (1.23%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.88%) SAP PM
11 4 (0.70%) SAP FS
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Utilities
12 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
12 3 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.58%) SaaS
2 8 (1.40%) IaaS
2 8 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.09%) Internet
2 19 (3.33%) Firewall
3 14 (2.46%) 3G
3 14 (2.46%) WAN
4 13 (2.28%) LAN
5 11 (1.93%) Broadband
6 9 (1.58%) Extranet
6 9 (1.58%) Intranet
6 9 (1.58%) VPN
7 8 (1.40%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.23%) 4G
8 7 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (1.23%) Unified Communications
9 6 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.05%) DNS
9 6 (1.05%) Ethernet
9 6 (1.05%) FWSM
9 6 (1.05%) Network Security
9 6 (1.05%) VoIP
9 6 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.58%) MySQL
4 7 (1.23%) Big Data
4 7 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.05%) Pentaho
6 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.70%) SAP BW
7 4 (0.70%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.35%) MS Access
9 2 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) DTS
10 1 (0.18%) GIS
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (2.98%) JIRA
2 11 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.88%) Selenium
5 3 (0.53%) LSMW
5 3 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.35%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.35%) Gitweb
6 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.35%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (27.72%) Finance
2 107 (18.77%) Telecoms
3 48 (8.42%) Retail
4 25 (4.39%) Banking
5 23 (4.04%) Marketing
6 22 (3.86%) Law
7 21 (3.68%) Legal
8 15 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.46%) Front Office
10 12 (2.11%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.75%) Investment Banking
12 8 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.23%) Back Office
13 7 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (1.23%) Publishing
14 6 (1.05%) Military
15 4 (0.70%) Advertising
15 4 (0.70%) Electronics
15 4 (0.70%) French Language
16 3 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 131 (22.98%) Analyst
2 100 (17.54%) Consultant
3 79 (13.86%) Project Manager
4 57 (10.00%) Architect
5 56 (9.82%) Business Analyst
6 51 (8.95%) SAP Consultant
7 26 (4.56%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 24 (4.21%) Billing Analyst
9 23 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (3.68%) Developer
11 19 (3.33%) Billing Consultant
11 19 (3.33%) Designer
11 19 (3.33%) Test Analyst
12 17 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
12 17 (2.98%) SAP SD Consultant
13 16 (2.81%) Solutions Designer
14 15 (2.63%) Oracle Consultant
15 14 (2.46%) Applications Support
15 14 (2.46%) Functional Consultant
15 14 (2.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.74%) .NET
2 12 (2.11%) Web Services
3 9 (1.58%) EDI
4 8 (1.40%) CSS
4 8 (1.40%) XML
5 7 (1.23%) REST
6 6 (1.05%) HTML
6 6 (1.05%) Middleware
7 5 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (0.70%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.70%) SOAP
9 3 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.53%) Django
9 3 (0.53%) RESTful
10 2 (0.35%) Ajax
10 2 (0.35%) JMS
10 2 (0.35%) jQuery
10 2 (0.35%) Matplotlib
10 2 (0.35%) Node.js
10 2 (0.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.37%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.56%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.33%) Smart Meter
5 12 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 11 (1.93%) User Experience
7 10 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 9 (1.58%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 7 (1.23%) CMDB
10 7 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.88%) EPoS
13 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.70%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.53%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.53%) iPad
14 3 (0.53%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.14%) Unix
1 35 (6.14%) Windows
2 16 (2.81%) Solaris
2 16 (2.81%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.58%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.23%) Linux
5 4 (0.70%) Android
6 3 (0.53%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (22.63%) CRM
2 71 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (11.58%) Migration
4 64 (11.23%) Project Management
5 60 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (10.35%) ITIL
7 43 (7.54%) PRINCE2
8 42 (7.37%) Change Management
9 38 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 35 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.79%) Logistics
12 31 (5.44%) Service Management
13 25 (4.39%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.21%) Data Management
14 24 (4.21%) Service Delivery
15 22 (3.86%) ERP
16 20 (3.51%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.51%) Integration Testing
16 20 (3.51%) Programme Management
16 20 (3.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.88%) SQL
2 17 (2.98%) ABAP
2 17 (2.98%) Java
3 11 (1.93%) C#
4 8 (1.40%) PHP
4 8 (1.40%) PL/SQL
4 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.23%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.23%) VBA
6 6 (1.05%) Python
7 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.35%) C
8 2 (0.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) Jython
9 1 (0.18%) Perl
9 1 (0.18%) Tcl
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (6.49%) Degree
2 30 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (1.58%) CCNP
5 9 (1.58%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.05%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.05%) ISEB
7 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.05%) MCP
7 6 (1.05%) MCSE
7 6 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.88%) ACHDS
8 5 (0.88%) ACTC
8 5 (0.88%) CCSA
8 5 (0.88%) CCSE
8 5 (0.88%) MCDST
8 5 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.16%) SLA
2 11 (1.93%) QA
3 9 (1.58%) FATCA
4 5 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.88%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.53%) NFS
5 3 (0.53%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.53%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) KVM
6 2 (0.35%) XenServer
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.88%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (18.60%) SAP
2 84 (14.74%) Oracle
3 77 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.56%) Cisco
5 24 (4.21%) EMC
6 19 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (2.98%) HP
8 15 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
9 14 (2.46%) Siebel
9 14 (2.46%) VMware
10 10 (1.75%) Apple
11 9 (1.58%) Citrix
11 9 (1.58%) Guidewire
12 8 (1.40%) hybris
12 8 (1.40%) Remedy
12 8 (1.40%) Tableau
13 6 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 6 (1.05%) Greenplum
13 6 (1.05%) Lotus
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