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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 67 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Billing 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% - 2.39%
As % of the General category 0.57% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
176 189 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.72% 32.81% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 114 80
Average daily rate £400 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 29
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.90 £36.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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 26 November 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
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Billing
East of England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Summit
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) BT
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Spiceworks
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle