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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 270 268 224
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing Billing 376 343 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.71% 0.87%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.67% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 184 228
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £44.99 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.20% +172.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.34 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.40 £67.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
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
20321 20514 23481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.89% 42.53% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12663 13063 14186
Average daily rate £438 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 508 549 688
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £26.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -15.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +54 155 £350 - 14
London -17 135 £470 +10.58% 38
East of England -14 14 £326 -27.50% 7
West Midlands -17 14 £435 -2.24% 2
North West -11 13 £388 +72.22% 4
East Midlands -4 9 £525 +64.06% 2
South West -44 8 £300 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire 0 4 £505 +6.93% 1
Midlands -2 1 - -
North East - - - -
Billing
UK

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 229 (30.25%) Finance
2 188 (24.83%) Telecoms
3 180 (23.78%) CRM
4 146 (19.29%) SAP
5 134 (17.70%) Oracle
6 97 (12.81%) Project Management
7 85 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
8 81 (10.70%) SQL
9 60 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (7.79%) Migration
10 59 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
11 56 (7.40%) Degree
12 52 (6.87%) Middleware
13 49 (6.47%) SOA
14 48 (6.34%) Business Analysis
14 48 (6.34%) Revenue Management
15 47 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (6.21%) MS Excel
16 43 (5.68%) Microsoft
17 40 (5.28%) Siebel
17 40 (5.28%) General Ledger
17 40 (5.28%) Use Case
18 38 (5.02%) SQL Server
19 37 (4.89%) Security Cleared
20 36 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
20 36 (4.76%) ITIL
20 36 (4.76%) PRINCE2
21 35 (4.62%) MS Office
21 35 (4.62%) WebLogic
21 35 (4.62%) Oracle EBS

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 31 (4.10%) WebLogic Portal
3 26 (3.43%) Oracle Service Bus
4 22 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 18 (2.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 14 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.06%) Apache
8 7 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.53%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.53%) Lync
11 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.40%) IIS
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.13%) CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.13%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 47 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 35 (4.62%) MS Office
3 31 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (3.30%) MS Project
5 21 (2.77%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 36 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
2 35 (4.62%) Oracle EBS
3 28 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
4 21 (2.77%) Documaker
5 20 (2.64%) SAP CRM
6 18 (2.38%) CSG Singleview
7 16 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
7 16 (2.11%) Oracle FAH
8 15 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (1.72%) SAP FI-CA
9 13 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (1.59%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 12 (1.59%) SAP SD
10 12 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (1.32%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.92%) SAP CS
13 7 (0.92%) HFM
14 6 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.45%) Force.com
2 8 (1.06%) SaaS
3 7 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.53%) IaaS
5 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.53%) PaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Office 365
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.36%) Internet
2 26 (3.43%) 3G
3 25 (3.30%) Broadband
3 25 (3.30%) HTTP
4 23 (3.04%) SSL
5 22 (2.91%) HTTPS
6 20 (2.64%) LTE
7 15 (1.98%) 4G
7 15 (1.98%) MVNO
8 11 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (1.45%) WAN
9 10 (1.32%) LAN
9 10 (1.32%) Firewall
10 9 (1.19%) SAN
10 9 (1.19%) UMTS
11 6 (0.79%) GSM
11 6 (0.79%) 3GPP
11 6 (0.79%) RTP
11 6 (0.79%) MPLS
11 6 (0.79%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.23%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
4 26 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 25 (3.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 25 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.04%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 17 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.06%) SAP BW
12 7 (0.92%) Essbase
13 6 (0.79%) MS Access
13 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.79%) NoSQL
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.66%) SAP BI
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (3.57%) JIRA
2 10 (1.32%) TestDirector
3 6 (0.79%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.53%) StarTeam
5 3 (0.40%) Behat
5 3 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.26%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.26%) Subversion
6 2 (0.26%) Selenium
6 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.13%) LSMW
7 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 229 (30.25%) Finance
2 188 (24.83%) Telecoms
3 40 (5.28%) General Ledger
4 31 (4.10%) Retail
4 31 (4.10%) Marketing
5 27 (3.57%) Banking
6 24 (3.17%) Back Office
7 19 (2.51%) Legal
8 12 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.59%) Advertising
9 10 (1.32%) Publishing
10 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.66%) French Language
12 5 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.53%) Law
13 4 (0.53%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.40%) Front Office
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (23.12%) Analyst
2 109 (14.40%) Consultant
3 103 (13.61%) Business Analyst
4 97 (12.81%) Project Manager
5 93 (12.29%) Architect
6 65 (8.59%) Solutions Architect
7 51 (6.74%) SAP Consultant
8 45 (5.94%) Developer
9 30 (3.96%) Designer
10 27 (3.57%) Oracle Consultant
11 21 (2.77%) SAP ISU Consultant
11 21 (2.77%) Tester
12 20 (2.64%) Test Analyst
13 17 (2.25%) BSS Architect
13 17 (2.25%) Solutions Designer
14 15 (1.98%) PeopleSoft Consultant
14 15 (1.98%) Functional Analyst
15 14 (1.85%) Programme Manager
15 14 (1.85%) PeopleSoft Analyst
15 14 (1.85%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.87%) Middleware
2 32 (4.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 29 (3.83%) WebCenter
4 27 (3.57%) JMS
5 22 (2.91%) JDBC
5 22 (2.91%) .NET
6 14 (1.85%) Web Services
7 10 (1.32%) SOAP
7 10 (1.32%) REST
7 10 (1.32%) Visualforce
8 9 (1.19%) XML
9 7 (0.92%) jQuery
9 7 (0.92%) SAP Basis
9 7 (0.92%) HTML
10 6 (0.79%) MSMQ
10 6 (0.79%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.79%) CSS
10 6 (0.79%) Ajax
10 6 (0.79%) SAP PI
11 4 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 11 (1.45%) Hedge funds
3 11 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.19%) Smart Meter
4 9 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 5 (0.66%) FMCG
5 5 (0.66%) Data Conversion
5 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (0.66%) User Experience
5 5 (0.66%) IVR
6 3 (0.40%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.40%) STB
6 3 (0.40%) DTV
6 3 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.26%) PMI
7 2 (0.26%) Equities
7 2 (0.26%) Handset
7 2 (0.26%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.04%) UNIX
2 21 (2.77%) Windows
3 14 (1.85%) Linux
4 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Android
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) Debian
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) zOS
7 1 (0.13%) VMS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.78%) CRM
2 97 (12.81%) Project Management
3 60 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (7.79%) Migration
4 59 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
5 49 (6.47%) SOA
6 48 (6.34%) Business Analysis
6 48 (6.34%) Revenue Management
7 47 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (5.28%) Use Case
9 36 (4.76%) ITIL
9 36 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 30 (3.96%) Change Management
10 30 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (3.96%) Data Migration
11 29 (3.83%) ERP
12 26 (3.43%) GAP Analysis
12 26 (3.43%) Content Management
13 25 (3.30%) Coaching
13 25 (3.30%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 81 (10.70%) SQL
2 30 (3.96%) Python
3 28 (3.70%) Java
4 27 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 25 (3.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 25 (3.30%) Jython
6 22 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 13 (1.72%) VBA
8 11 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.45%) C#
9 10 (1.32%) PHP
9 10 (1.32%) ABAP
10 9 (1.19%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.79%) C
11 6 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.66%) C++
12 5 (0.66%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.40%) Perl
14 2 (0.26%) XAML
14 2 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 56 (7.40%) Degree
2 37 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.59%) ISEB
5 10 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.92%) PMP
8 6 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.66%) CCNA
9 5 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.26%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.13%) CBAP
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) LPIC
12 1 (0.13%) RHCT
12 1 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.70%) QA
2 22 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.59%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.53%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.40%) P3O
6 3 (0.40%) GAAP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 24 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (3.30%) Oracle Identity Management
2 20 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (2.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.06%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) OpenView
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.26%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 146 (19.29%) SAP
2 134 (17.70%) Oracle
3 43 (5.68%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.28%) Siebel
5 30 (3.96%) PeopleSoft
6 29 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
7 24 (3.17%) Remedy
8 21 (2.77%) Cisco
9 19 (2.51%) HP
10 9 (1.19%) VMware
10 9 (1.19%) Amdocs
11 8 (1.06%) Business Objects
11 8 (1.06%) Hyperion
11 8 (1.06%) JDA
11 8 (1.06%) Google
12 7 (0.92%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.79%) EMC
13 6 (0.79%) IBM
14 5 (0.66%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 5 (0.66%) Fujitsu
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