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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 385 361 264
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -97
Contract jobs citing Billing 254 310 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.59% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.42% 1.48% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 166 212
Median daily rate £400 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £262 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £528 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.22 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £11.50 £78.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.69 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+45.15% -4.16%
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
17912 20944 19712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.20% 39.59% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12077 13699 12440
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 572 506
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 114 £421 +5.31% 33
South East -17 62 £381 -12.60% 9
West Midlands -30 23 £353 -16.07% 4
East of England +32 17 £425 -19.04% 2
Yorkshire +9 14 £250 -21.87%
South West +1 8 £400 -17.94% 3
North West -4 7 £450 +12.50% 4
North East -35 4 £275 -24.13% 1
East Midlands -4 2 £450 +20.00% 5
Midlands -11 1 - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 159 (29.07%) Finance
2 117 (21.39%) CRM
3 96 (17.55%) SAP
4 90 (16.45%) Telecoms
5 85 (15.54%) Oracle
6 80 (14.63%) Microsoft
7 69 (12.61%) Migration
8 60 (10.97%) Project Management
9 59 (10.79%) SQL
9 59 (10.79%) ITIL
10 54 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 53 (9.69%) MS Excel
12 52 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (9.14%) Data Centre
14 47 (8.59%) Change Management
14 47 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (8.04%) PRINCE2
15 44 (8.04%) MS Office
16 43 (7.86%) Retail
17 39 (7.13%) Degree
17 39 (7.13%) Windows
18 38 (6.95%) Security Cleared
19 35 (6.40%) SQL Server
20 34 (6.22%) Unix
20 34 (6.22%) Cisco
20 34 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
21 33 (6.03%) Logistics
22 31 (5.67%) Service Delivery
23 29 (5.30%) Business Analysis
24 28 (5.12%) EMC

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 25 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.83%) CMS
3 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (0.91%) IBM Notes
3 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.37%) Apache
6 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.37%) Documentum
6 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.37%) SAS
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 44 (8.04%) MS Office
3 21 (3.84%) MS Project
4 18 (3.29%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (4.75%) SAP IS-U
2 18 (3.29%) SAP SD
3 15 (2.74%) SAP CRM
4 12 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (2.01%) CSG Singleview
5 11 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (1.83%) SAP FI
7 8 (1.46%) Changepoint
7 8 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.91%) BigMachines
10 5 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.91%) SAP PM
11 4 (0.73%) SAP FS
12 3 (0.55%) Oracle Utilities
12 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
13 2 (0.37%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.65%) SaaS
3 7 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.28%) IaaS
4 3 (0.55%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.37%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.39%) Internet
2 19 (3.47%) Firewall
3 15 (2.74%) LAN
3 15 (2.74%) WAN
4 12 (2.19%) 3G
5 11 (2.01%) VPN
6 10 (1.83%) Intranet
7 9 (1.65%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.46%) Broadband
8 8 (1.46%) Extranet
8 8 (1.46%) SAN
9 7 (1.28%) 4G
9 7 (1.28%) DNS
9 7 (1.28%) FWSM
9 7 (1.28%) LDAP
9 7 (1.28%) Network Security
9 7 (1.28%) Skype
9 7 (1.28%) Unified Communications
9 7 (1.28%) VoIP
10 6 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.65%) MySQL
4 8 (1.46%) Big Data
5 7 (1.28%) SAP HANA
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.10%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.91%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.91%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.37%) MS Access
9 2 (0.37%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.18%) DTS
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (3.11%) JIRA
2 9 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.91%) Subversion
5 4 (0.73%) Selenium
6 3 (0.55%) LSMW
6 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.37%) Ant
7 2 (0.37%) Gitweb
7 2 (0.37%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.37%) Maven
7 2 (0.37%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.37%) Ranorex
7 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.18%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.18%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 159 (29.07%) Finance
2 90 (16.45%) Telecoms
3 43 (7.86%) Retail
4 24 (4.39%) Marketing
5 23 (4.20%) Banking
5 23 (4.20%) Law
6 17 (3.11%) Legal
6 17 (3.11%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.19%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.28%) Publishing
10 6 (1.10%) Back Office
10 6 (1.10%) Front Office
10 6 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.10%) Military
11 5 (0.91%) Automotive
11 5 (0.91%) French Language
12 4 (0.73%) Electronics
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 122 (22.30%) Analyst
2 95 (17.37%) Consultant
3 79 (14.44%) Project Manager
4 49 (8.96%) Architect
5 46 (8.41%) Business Analyst
5 46 (8.41%) SAP Consultant
6 26 (4.75%) Billing Analyst
7 25 (4.57%) Developer
8 24 (4.39%) Billing Consultant
9 20 (3.66%) Oracle Consultant
10 19 (3.47%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 19 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (3.29%) Designer
11 18 (3.29%) SAP SD Consultant
12 16 (2.93%) Coordinator
12 16 (2.93%) Service Manager
13 15 (2.74%) Functional Consultant
13 15 (2.74%) Solutions Designer
13 15 (2.74%) Test Analyst
14 14 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.20%) .NET
2 10 (1.83%) CSS
2 10 (1.83%) EDI
2 10 (1.83%) Middleware
3 9 (1.65%) Web Services
4 8 (1.46%) HTML
4 8 (1.46%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (1.28%) REST
5 7 (1.28%) XML
6 4 (0.73%) jQuery
6 4 (0.73%) RESTful
7 3 (0.55%) Ajax
7 3 (0.55%) WCF
7 3 (0.55%) WSDL
7 3 (0.55%) XHTML
8 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.37%) Django
8 2 (0.37%) LINQ
8 2 (0.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 47 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.57%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.56%) Smart Meter
5 11 (2.01%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.01%) User Experience
6 8 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.10%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.91%) e-Learning
9 5 (0.91%) EPoS
9 5 (0.91%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.73%) CMDB
10 4 (0.73%) NHS
10 4 (0.73%) Replication
10 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.13%) Windows
2 34 (6.22%) Unix
3 20 (3.66%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.74%) Solaris
5 11 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.65%) Linux
7 6 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.55%) Android
9 3 (0.55%) VMS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.18%) CentOS
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (21.39%) CRM
2 69 (12.61%) Migration
3 60 (10.97%) Project Management
4 59 (10.79%) ITIL
5 54 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 52 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (8.59%) Change Management
8 44 (8.04%) PRINCE2
9 34 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (6.03%) Logistics
11 31 (5.67%) Service Delivery
12 29 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 27 (4.94%) ERP
14 26 (4.75%) Data Migration
15 23 (4.20%) Data Management
15 23 (4.20%) Service Management
16 21 (3.84%) Programme Management
17 19 (3.47%) Revenue Management
17 19 (3.47%) SOA
18 17 (3.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (10.79%) SQL
2 16 (2.93%) Java
3 13 (2.38%) C#
4 12 (2.19%) ABAP
4 12 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.83%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.65%) PHP
7 7 (1.28%) Python
7 7 (1.28%) VBA
8 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.37%) Jython
10 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.18%) C
11 1 (0.18%) Perl
11 1 (0.18%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 39 (7.13%) Degree
2 38 (6.95%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.83%) CCNP
6 9 (1.65%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.10%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.10%) MCP
7 6 (1.10%) MCSE
7 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.91%) ACDT
8 5 (0.91%) ACHDS
8 5 (0.91%) ACTC
8 5 (0.91%) CCSA
8 5 (0.91%) CCSE
8 5 (0.91%) MCDST
8 5 (0.91%) MCSA
8 5 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.38%) SLA
2 12 (2.19%) QA
3 5 (0.91%) FATCA
4 4 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.91%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.55%) NFS
5 3 (0.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.91%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.55%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.55%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.37%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 96 (17.55%) SAP
2 85 (15.54%) Oracle
3 80 (14.63%) Microsoft
4 34 (6.22%) Cisco
5 28 (5.12%) EMC
6 19 (3.47%) HP
7 15 (2.74%) PeopleSoft
8 14 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.56%) Siebel
8 14 (2.56%) VMware
9 11 (2.01%) Remedy
10 10 (1.83%) Apple
11 7 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.28%) Citrix
11 7 (1.28%) Guidewire
11 7 (1.28%) Tableau
12 6 (1.10%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.10%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.10%) Juniper
13 5 (0.91%) Lotus
West Midlands
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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