The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 57 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 1.62%
As % of the General category 0.56% - 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£90 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +147.69%
Billing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
179 150 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.46% 32.97% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 58 104
Average daily rate £431 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 26
Average hourly rate £30.33 £16.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.53% -49.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £41.00 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Essex region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Essex region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Epping - - - -
Billing
East of England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) FirePass
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) MGCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Auditor
1 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Zeacom
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC