The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 86 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Billing 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the General category 0.65% 1.88% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£480 £140 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+242.85% -67.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
Billing
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
463 426 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.99% 35.06% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 188 285
Average daily rate £385 £365 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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 Manchester

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Manchester 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
Bolton - - - - 1
Rochdale - - - -
Billing
North West

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (64.00%) CRM
2 13 (52.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (36.00%) SAP
4 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (28.00%) Budget Control
5 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (24.00%) UML
6 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (24.00%) ERD
6 6 (24.00%) Use Case
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) CSG Singleview
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) Back Office
9 3 (12.00%) Retail
9 3 (12.00%) Finance
9 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (8.00%) Banking
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) Front Office
10 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.00%) DOM
11 1 (4.00%) VBA
11 1 (4.00%) B2B
11 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
11 1 (4.00%) Workflow
11 1 (4.00%) Workflow Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (16.00%) CSG Singleview
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Retail
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) MI Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) OSS Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) CRM Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) CRM
2 13 (52.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Budget Control
3 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (24.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) ERD
4 6 (24.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.00%) B2B
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow Management
7 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.00%) System Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle