The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Essex region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 62 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.53% - 0.93%
As % of the General category 1.47% - 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £323
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 - £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +11.73%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
272 135 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.79% 32.77% 31.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 60 57
Average daily rate £400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £243 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 15
Average hourly rate £37.75 £30.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Billing
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 2 £400 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Billing
East of England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
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%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) Zeacom
2 1 (25.00%) BASE24
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Altiris
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) FirePass
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (25.00%) MGCP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
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
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
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