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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 357 335 263
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -72
Contract jobs citing Billing 286 299 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.58% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.59% 1.57% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 184 173
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £543 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £383 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.68 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.04% -14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.14 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.00 £13.34 £111.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
18041 19073 18686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.58% 38.69% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12245 12229 12012
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 475 524
Median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.61 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -28 86 £425 +6.25% 32
South East -56 58 £425 +9.32% 19
West Midlands +16 30 £363 +33.02% 7
South West 0 28 £385 -9.41% 4
North West -6 22 £450 +12.50% 10
Yorkshire +16 20 £400 -1.53% 7
North East -29 20 £350 -48.14% 1
East of England +10 15 £425 +13.33% 2
East Midlands -3 2 £425 +21.42% 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (26.02%) Finance
2 144 (23.57%) CRM
3 126 (20.62%) Telecoms
4 107 (17.51%) SAP
5 101 (16.53%) Oracle
6 70 (11.46%) Project Management
7 66 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (10.31%) Migration
8 63 (10.31%) ITIL
8 63 (10.31%) Microsoft
9 62 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (9.33%) SQL
11 56 (9.17%) Data Centre
12 46 (7.53%) Retail
13 45 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (6.87%) Service Management
15 41 (6.71%) SQL Server
16 39 (6.38%) PRINCE2
16 39 (6.38%) Windows
17 38 (6.22%) Degree
18 37 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
18 37 (6.06%) MS Excel
18 37 (6.06%) SLA
18 37 (6.06%) Internet
19 36 (5.89%) Java
20 34 (5.56%) Change Management
21 33 (5.40%) MS Office
21 33 (5.40%) Security Cleared
22 31 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
22 31 (5.07%) Service Delivery

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 19 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.96%) IBM Notes
3 6 (0.98%) CMS
3 6 (0.98%) IBM Domino
4 5 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (0.82%) IIS
4 5 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
6 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.33%) Apache
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Jetty
8 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.40%) MS Office
3 11 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.98%) MS Project
6 4 (0.65%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
2 18 (2.95%) SAP SD
3 13 (2.13%) SAP CRM
3 13 (2.13%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (1.15%) Changepoint
5 7 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.98%) CSG Singleview
6 6 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Utilities
8 4 (0.65%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.49%) SAP hybris
10 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.13%) IaaS
3 10 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.15%) SaaS
6 6 (0.98%) PaaS
7 4 (0.65%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.16%) Force.com
8 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.16%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.06%) Internet
2 24 (3.93%) Firewall
3 19 (3.11%) 3G
4 16 (2.62%) WAN
5 14 (2.29%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.13%) Broadband
7 11 (1.80%) MVNO
7 11 (1.80%) Wireless
8 10 (1.64%) LAN
9 9 (1.47%) DNS
9 9 (1.47%) VPN
10 8 (1.31%) 4G
10 8 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.31%) MPLS
11 7 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
12 6 (0.98%) DHCP
12 6 (0.98%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.82%) BGP
13 5 (0.82%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (0.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.15%) MySQL
5 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.82%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.33%) QlikView
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.47%) JIRA
3 5 (0.82%) Selenium
4 3 (0.49%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.33%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.33%) Subversion
5 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (26.02%) Finance
2 126 (20.62%) Telecoms
3 46 (7.53%) Retail
4 24 (3.93%) Front Office
5 18 (2.95%) Banking
6 16 (2.62%) Investment Banking
6 16 (2.62%) Legal
7 15 (2.45%) Law
8 11 (1.80%) Marketing
9 10 (1.64%) Back Office
9 10 (1.64%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.15%) Military
10 7 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.65%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) Local Government
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.33%) Advertising
13 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (19.97%) Analyst
2 109 (17.84%) Consultant
3 94 (15.38%) Architect
4 68 (11.13%) Project Manager
5 52 (8.51%) Business Analyst
6 49 (8.02%) SAP Consultant
7 40 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (4.75%) SAP ISU Consultant
9 25 (4.09%) Developer
10 20 (3.27%) Billing Analyst
11 19 (3.11%) Financial Analyst
11 19 (3.11%) Incident Manager
12 18 (2.95%) Billing Consultant
12 18 (2.95%) Designer
12 18 (2.95%) Test Analyst
13 17 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
14 16 (2.62%) Administrator
15 15 (2.45%) Finance Business Analyst
15 15 (2.45%) SAP SD Consultant
15 15 (2.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.91%) .NET
2 17 (2.78%) XML
3 16 (2.62%) Web Services
4 11 (1.80%) REST
5 9 (1.47%) CSS
5 9 (1.47%) EDI
5 9 (1.47%) HTML
6 8 (1.31%) SOAP
7 5 (0.82%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.65%) Middleware
9 3 (0.49%) COM
9 3 (0.49%) Django
9 3 (0.49%) RESTful
10 2 (0.33%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.33%) HTML5
10 2 (0.33%) Matplotlib
10 2 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.33%) Symfony
10 2 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 17 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 12 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.80%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.64%) CMDB
7 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.47%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (1.31%) DTV
9 8 (1.31%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.31%) User Experience
10 7 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.15%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.98%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.98%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.98%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (6.38%) Windows
2 22 (3.60%) Unix
3 16 (2.62%) Solaris
4 14 (2.29%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.96%) Linux
5 12 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.47%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.82%) Windows 2000
8 5 (0.82%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.33%) AIX
11 2 (0.33%) Android
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) VMS
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.57%) CRM
2 70 (11.46%) Project Management
3 66 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (10.31%) ITIL
4 63 (10.31%) Migration
5 62 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (6.87%) Service Management
7 39 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 34 (5.56%) Change Management
9 31 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (5.07%) Service Delivery
10 29 (4.75%) Incident Management
11 28 (4.58%) Logistics
12 25 (4.09%) Business Analysis
13 24 (3.93%) ERP
14 22 (3.60%) Integration Testing
14 22 (3.60%) TOGAF
15 21 (3.44%) SOA
16 20 (3.27%) Data Migration
16 20 (3.27%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 57 (9.33%) SQL
2 36 (5.89%) Java
3 21 (3.44%) PL/SQL
4 15 (2.45%) C#
5 14 (2.29%) ABAP
6 11 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.98%) PHP
9 5 (0.82%) Python
9 5 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.82%) VB
9 5 (0.82%) VBA
10 2 (0.33%) Perl
10 2 (0.33%) Ruby
10 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.33%) VB6
10 2 (0.33%) XPath
11 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.16%) AspectJ
11 1 (0.16%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 38 (6.22%) Degree
2 33 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) CCNP
4 8 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.31%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.31%) ISEB
4 8 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (1.15%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.82%) CCSA
6 5 (0.82%) CCSE
7 4 (0.65%) MCP
8 3 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.49%) HND
8 3 (0.49%) MCSA
8 3 (0.49%) MCSE
8 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.06%) SLA
2 18 (2.95%) QA
3 12 (1.96%) FATCA
4 10 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.98%) KVM
3 6 (0.98%) XenServer
4 5 (0.82%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.33%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) UAG
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.16%) NFS
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.98%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (0.98%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (0.82%) FortiGate
4 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.33%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.16%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 107 (17.51%) SAP
2 101 (16.53%) Oracle
3 63 (10.31%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.93%) Cisco
5 19 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (2.95%) Citrix
6 18 (2.95%) HP
7 16 (2.62%) EMC
7 16 (2.62%) hybris
8 14 (2.29%) Siebel
9 13 (2.13%) VMware
10 12 (1.96%) Lotus
11 11 (1.80%) NetCracker
12 8 (1.31%) Apple
12 8 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (1.15%) Guidewire
13 7 (1.15%) Huawei
14 6 (0.98%) ATG
14 6 (0.98%) SolarWinds
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London
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Rate: £600 - £750 per day
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Midlands
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South East
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Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £150 - £190 per annum
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