The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 85 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Billing 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 0.86% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.84% 3.03% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £444 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £330 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £527 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +5.29%
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West Yorkshire

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

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
352 330 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.22% 28.52% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 210 130
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.74 £15.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.30 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) Tandberg
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) ISDN
3 1 (7.14%) Intranet
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
1 4 (28.57%) Designer
2 3 (21.43%) SAP ISU Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Functional Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) XMPP
1 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
1 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 2 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Polycom
4 1 (7.14%) Tandberg