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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 341 355 264
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -91
Contract jobs citing Billing 301 285 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.57% 0.79%
As % of the General category 1.67% 1.46% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 174 196
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Median hourly rate £17.80 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.33% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £10.40 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.36 £13.60 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.84%
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
18007 19567 18600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.45% 39.08% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 12886 11920
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £286 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 485 530
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.73 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.76%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +5 111 £375 -6.25% 33
South East -39 62 £450 +19.20% 6
West Midlands -19 29 £425 +21.42% 5
South West +7 27 £420 -6.66% 4
Yorkshire +17 26 £300 -18.08%
East of England +16 14 £403 +3.87% 1
North West -6 12 £450 +20.00% 12
North East -51 11 £274 -59.44%
East Midlands -5 4 £463 - 1
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 169 (28.17%) Finance
2 126 (21.00%) CRM
3 117 (19.50%) Telecoms
4 112 (18.67%) SAP
5 89 (14.83%) Oracle
6 71 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (10.83%) Migration
7 65 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 65 (10.83%) Microsoft
8 63 (10.50%) Project Management
9 61 (10.17%) SQL
10 57 (9.50%) ITIL
11 50 (8.33%) Retail
12 47 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
13 43 (7.17%) MS Excel
14 41 (6.83%) Data Centre
15 40 (6.67%) SQL Server
16 39 (6.50%) Change Management
17 38 (6.33%) MS Office
17 38 (6.33%) PRINCE2
18 37 (6.17%) Degree
18 37 (6.17%) SAP IS-U
19 35 (5.83%) Windows
20 34 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (5.67%) Service Management
21 32 (5.33%) Business Analysis
22 31 (5.17%) Unix
23 30 (5.00%) Internet
23 30 (5.00%) Logistics
24 29 (4.83%) .NET

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 (3.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.50%) CMS
3 6 (1.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.50%) IIS
4 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.33%) SAS
5 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.17%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 43 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.33%) MS Office
3 12 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.50%) MS Project
4 9 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (6.17%) SAP IS-U
2 19 (3.17%) SAP SD
3 13 (2.17%) SAP CRM
4 12 (2.00%) SAP FI
5 10 (1.67%) Changepoint
5 10 (1.67%) CSG Singleview
6 8 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.83%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.67%) SAP FS
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
11 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
12 2 (0.33%) HFM
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.67%) IaaS
2 9 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.17%) SaaS
4 5 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.83%) PaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.00%) Internet
2 22 (3.67%) Firewall
3 18 (3.00%) 3G
3 18 (3.00%) WAN
4 13 (2.17%) LAN
5 12 (2.00%) Broadband
6 11 (1.83%) VPN
7 10 (1.67%) TCP/IP
7 10 (1.67%) Wireless
8 9 (1.50%) 4G
9 8 (1.33%) DNS
9 8 (1.33%) MPLS
10 7 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (1.17%) MVNO
10 7 (1.17%) Radio Access Network
11 6 (1.00%) Ethernet
11 6 (1.00%) Network Security
11 6 (1.00%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.00%) VoIP
12 5 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.33%) MySQL
3 8 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.00%) Big Data
5 5 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.67%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.50%) Pentaho
7 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.33%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.33%) MS Access
8 2 (0.33%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.17%) DTS
9 1 (0.17%) OLTP
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (2.50%) JIRA
2 13 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.83%) Selenium
4 4 (0.67%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.50%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.50%) LSMW
5 3 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
5 3 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.33%) Gitweb
6 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.33%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.17%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 169 (28.17%) Finance
2 117 (19.50%) Telecoms
3 50 (8.33%) Retail
4 22 (3.67%) Banking
5 18 (3.00%) Legal
6 17 (2.83%) Front Office
6 17 (2.83%) Law
7 16 (2.67%) Marketing
8 13 (2.17%) Manufacturing
9 12 (2.00%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.67%) Back Office
11 9 (1.50%) General Ledger
12 7 (1.17%) Military
12 7 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.17%) Publishing
13 5 (0.83%) French Language
14 4 (0.67%) Advertising
15 3 (0.50%) Automotive
15 3 (0.50%) Electronics
15 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 139 (23.17%) Analyst
2 104 (17.33%) Consultant
3 75 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 64 (10.67%) Architect
5 56 (9.33%) Business Analyst
6 51 (8.50%) SAP Consultant
7 29 (4.83%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 26 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (4.00%) Billing Analyst
10 20 (3.33%) Billing Consultant
10 20 (3.33%) Designer
11 19 (3.17%) Test Analyst
12 18 (3.00%) Developer
13 17 (2.83%) Financial Analyst
13 17 (2.83%) Oracle Consultant
13 17 (2.83%) Solutions Designer
13 17 (2.83%) Tester
14 16 (2.67%) Coordinator
14 16 (2.67%) Incident Manager
14 16 (2.67%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.83%) .NET
2 12 (2.00%) Web Services
3 10 (1.67%) XML
4 9 (1.50%) EDI
5 8 (1.33%) CSS
6 7 (1.17%) HTML
6 7 (1.17%) REST
7 5 (0.83%) SAP Smart Forms
8 4 (0.67%) SOAP
9 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.50%) Django
9 3 (0.50%) Middleware
9 3 (0.50%) Node.js
10 2 (0.33%) Ajax
10 2 (0.33%) JMS
10 2 (0.33%) jQuery
10 2 (0.33%) Matplotlib
10 2 (0.33%) Velocity
10 2 (0.33%) XHTML
11 1 (0.17%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (6.83%) Data Centre
3 27 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.00%) Smart Meter
5 11 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 11 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.83%) User Experience
6 9 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.50%) CMDB
6 9 (1.50%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 6 (1.00%) EPoS
8 6 (1.00%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.67%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.50%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.50%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.83%) Windows
2 31 (5.17%) Unix
3 17 (2.83%) Solaris
4 14 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.17%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.17%) Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Android
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.33%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (21.00%) CRM
2 71 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (10.83%) Migration
3 65 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (10.50%) Project Management
5 57 (9.50%) ITIL
6 39 (6.50%) Change Management
7 38 (6.33%) PRINCE2
8 34 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (5.67%) Service Management
9 32 (5.33%) Business Analysis
10 30 (5.00%) Logistics
11 26 (4.33%) Service Delivery
12 24 (4.00%) Data Migration
13 23 (3.83%) Integration Testing
14 22 (3.67%) TOGAF
15 21 (3.50%) Incident Management
15 21 (3.50%) SDLC
15 21 (3.50%) Validation
16 20 (3.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 61 (10.17%) SQL
2 21 (3.50%) Java
3 18 (3.00%) ABAP
4 15 (2.50%) C#
5 12 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 8 (1.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.17%) PHP
8 7 (1.17%) VBA
9 6 (1.00%) Python
10 3 (0.50%) Ruby
10 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.50%) VB
11 2 (0.33%) C
11 2 (0.33%) Perl
11 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.33%) VB6
12 1 (0.17%) C++
12 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (6.17%) Degree
2 29 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.33%) CCNP
5 8 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.17%) ISEB
6 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.00%) A+ Certification
7 6 (1.00%) MCP
7 6 (1.00%) MCSE
7 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.83%) ACDT
8 5 (0.83%) ACHDS
8 5 (0.83%) ACTC
8 5 (0.83%) MCDST
8 5 (0.83%) MCSA
8 5 (0.83%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.33%) SLA
2 14 (2.33%) QA
3 11 (1.83%) FATCA
4 6 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.83%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.67%) KVM
5 4 (0.67%) XenServer
6 2 (0.33%) NFS
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.83%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 4 (0.67%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 112 (18.67%) SAP
2 89 (14.83%) Oracle
3 65 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.33%) Cisco
5 21 (3.50%) EMC
6 19 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.00%) HP
8 17 (2.83%) Siebel
9 14 (2.33%) VMware
10 13 (2.17%) PeopleSoft
11 10 (1.67%) Apple
11 10 (1.67%) Citrix
11 10 (1.67%) Guidewire
12 9 (1.50%) hybris
13 8 (1.33%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.33%) Remedy
14 7 (1.17%) Ericsson
15 6 (1.00%) Juniper
15 6 (1.00%) Lotus
15 6 (1.00%) SolarWinds
Wiltshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £17 - £19 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Hursley)
Rate: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago