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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 404 331 305
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -26
Contract jobs citing Billing 226 324 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.28% 1.57% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 171 179
Median daily rate £375 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £9.27 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.16 £11.50 £87.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +4.54%
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
17650 20695 20665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 35.64% 39.31% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 13402 12771
Median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 592 502
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.54 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -21 86 £425 - 26
South East -7 61 £350 -26.31% 21
East of England +15 19 £425 -19.04% 3
West Midlands -29 18 £250 -28.57% 9
Yorkshire +29 17 £360 +10.76% 2
North West +7 12 £450 +12.50% 3
South West +3 6 £325 -28.76% 4
North East -47 4 £190 -63.80%
Midlands -12 1 - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 162 (31.03%) Finance
2 115 (22.03%) CRM
3 100 (19.16%) Telecoms
4 86 (16.48%) SAP
5 74 (14.18%) Oracle
6 72 (13.79%) Microsoft
7 69 (13.22%) Migration
8 57 (10.92%) SQL
9 55 (10.54%) MS Excel
10 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (10.15%) Project Management
12 52 (9.96%) ITIL
13 51 (9.77%) Data Centre
14 49 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
15 44 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
16 42 (8.05%) Change Management
17 41 (7.85%) Degree
18 39 (7.47%) MS Office
19 37 (7.09%) Windows
19 37 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (7.09%) Security Cleared
20 34 (6.51%) PRINCE2
20 34 (6.51%) Unix
20 34 (6.51%) SQL Server
21 33 (6.32%) Cisco
22 31 (5.94%) Business Analysis
23 30 (5.75%) Service Delivery
24 28 (5.36%) EMC
24 28 (5.36%) Marketing
25 27 (5.17%) ERP

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 23 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.11%) CMS
3 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.96%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.77%) SAS
6 3 (0.57%) Documentum
6 3 (0.57%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.38%) Apache
7 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 55 (10.54%) MS Excel
2 39 (7.47%) MS Office
3 23 (4.41%) MS Project
4 19 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 15 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.17%) SAP IS-U
2 16 (3.07%) SAP SD
3 15 (2.87%) SAP CRM
4 10 (1.92%) CSG Singleview
4 10 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
6 8 (1.53%) Changepoint
7 7 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
9 5 (0.96%) BigMachines
9 5 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.96%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.77%) SAP FS
10 4 (0.77%) SAP PM
11 3 (0.57%) SAP FI-CA
11 3 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
12 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.53%) SaaS
4 6 (1.15%) IaaS
5 3 (0.57%) HP Helion
5 3 (0.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.21%) Internet
2 19 (3.64%) Firewall
3 13 (2.49%) LAN
4 12 (2.30%) WAN
5 11 (2.11%) VPN
6 10 (1.92%) 3G
7 9 (1.72%) Intranet
7 9 (1.72%) SAN
7 9 (1.72%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.34%) DNS
8 7 (1.34%) Extranet
8 7 (1.34%) FWSM
8 7 (1.34%) LDAP
8 7 (1.34%) Network Security
8 7 (1.34%) VoIP
9 6 (1.15%) 4G
9 6 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (1.15%) OSPF
9 6 (1.15%) Wireless
10 5 (0.96%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.92%) Big Data
3 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.72%) MySQL
4 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.34%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.15%) Pentaho
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.96%) SAP BW
7 5 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.57%) MS Access
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (3.07%) JIRA
2 8 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.96%) Subversion
5 4 (0.77%) Selenium
6 3 (0.57%) LSMW
6 3 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.38%) Ant
7 2 (0.38%) Gitweb
7 2 (0.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.38%) Maven
7 2 (0.38%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.19%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.19%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.19%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.19%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 162 (31.03%) Finance
2 100 (19.16%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.36%) Marketing
4 24 (4.60%) Law
4 24 (4.60%) Retail
5 23 (4.41%) Banking
6 19 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 15 (2.87%) Legal
8 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.72%) Automotive
10 6 (1.15%) Back Office
10 6 (1.15%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.96%) Military
12 4 (0.77%) Electronics
12 4 (0.77%) French Language
12 4 (0.77%) Front Office
12 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.38%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 125 (23.95%) Analyst
2 70 (13.41%) Project Manager
3 69 (13.22%) Consultant
4 51 (9.77%) Business Analyst
5 47 (9.00%) Architect
6 43 (8.24%) SAP Consultant
7 25 (4.79%) Billing Analyst
7 25 (4.79%) Designer
8 24 (4.60%) Developer
9 23 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
10 21 (4.02%) Billing Consultant
11 20 (3.83%) SAP ISU Consultant
12 18 (3.45%) Coordinator
13 17 (3.26%) Service Manager
14 16 (3.07%) Billing Project Manager
14 16 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
14 16 (3.07%) SAP SD Consultant
15 15 (2.87%) IT Analyst
15 15 (2.87%) Solutions Designer
16 14 (2.68%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.60%) .NET
2 13 (2.49%) Middleware
3 11 (2.11%) EDI
4 10 (1.92%) CSS
5 9 (1.72%) Web Services
6 8 (1.53%) HTML
6 8 (1.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (1.34%) XML
8 6 (1.15%) REST
9 4 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.77%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.77%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.77%) jQuery
9 4 (0.77%) RESTful
10 3 (0.57%) Ajax
10 3 (0.57%) SOAP
10 3 (0.57%) WSDL
10 3 (0.57%) XHTML
11 2 (0.38%) LINQ
11 2 (0.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.77%) Data Centre
2 44 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 15 (2.87%) User Experience
5 12 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 10 (1.92%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.72%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.96%) EPoS
10 5 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.77%) NHS
11 4 (0.77%) Replication
12 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.57%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.57%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.09%) Windows
2 34 (6.51%) Unix
3 20 (3.83%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.87%) Solaris
5 12 (2.30%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.72%) Linux
7 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) VMS
8 3 (0.57%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.03%) CRM
2 69 (13.22%) Migration
3 54 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (10.15%) Project Management
5 52 (9.96%) ITIL
6 49 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (8.05%) Change Management
8 37 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (6.51%) PRINCE2
10 31 (5.94%) Business Analysis
11 30 (5.75%) Service Delivery
12 27 (5.17%) ERP
13 25 (4.79%) Data Migration
14 24 (4.60%) Logistics
15 23 (4.41%) SOA
16 22 (4.21%) Data Management
17 21 (4.02%) Programme Management
18 19 (3.64%) Workflow
19 18 (3.45%) Service Management
19 18 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 57 (10.92%) SQL
2 17 (3.26%) Java
3 16 (3.07%) C#
4 13 (2.49%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.30%) ABAP
6 11 (2.11%) PowerShell
7 9 (1.72%) PHP
8 8 (1.53%) Python
9 6 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.77%) VBA
11 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.57%) Ruby
11 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.38%) Jython
12 2 (0.38%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) VB6
13 1 (0.19%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.19%) Tcl
13 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (7.85%) Degree
2 37 (7.09%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (1.92%) CCNP
6 8 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.15%) MCP
7 6 (1.15%) MCSE
7 6 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.96%) ACDT
8 5 (0.96%) ACHDS
8 5 (0.96%) ACTC
8 5 (0.96%) CCSA
8 5 (0.96%) CCSE
8 5 (0.96%) ISEB
8 5 (0.96%) MCDST
8 5 (0.96%) MCSA
8 5 (0.96%) MCSM
8 5 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.07%) QA
2 14 (2.68%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.77%) FATCA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.96%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.57%) NFS
5 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.57%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) FortiGate
1 6 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.57%) Unicenter
3 2 (0.38%) Ansible
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.19%) Nessus
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (16.48%) SAP
2 74 (14.18%) Oracle
3 72 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 33 (6.32%) Cisco
5 28 (5.36%) EMC
6 19 (3.64%) HP
7 15 (2.87%) VMware
8 14 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (2.11%) PeopleSoft
9 11 (2.11%) Remedy
10 10 (1.92%) Siebel
11 8 (1.53%) Apple
12 7 (1.34%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.34%) Citrix
12 7 (1.34%) Guidewire
12 7 (1.34%) Tableau
13 6 (1.15%) Atlassian
13 6 (1.15%) F5
13 6 (1.15%) Greenplum
14 5 (0.96%) LANDesk
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Middlesex
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