The first 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 25 July 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 Manchester 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.12% 0.80% 1.08%
As % of the General category 3.29% 2.28% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£453 £140 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+223.21% -65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £140 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £322 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £353 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.70% -7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £8.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
425 394 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.95% 34.96% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 185 244
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £8.55 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £18.60 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Billing
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Rochdale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Billing
North West

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (50.00%) CRM
2 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (34.38%) SAP
4 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (21.88%) Budget Control
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) UML
6 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 6 (18.75%) Use Case
6 6 (18.75%) ERD
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.50%) CSG Singleview
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 4 (12.50%) Back Office
9 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
10 2 (6.25%) Front Office
10 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) DOM
10 2 (6.25%) VBA
10 2 (6.25%) Oracle
10 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
10 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
10 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (12.50%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (6.25%) SAP FSCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.25%) SAP BI
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.13%) SAP BW
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Back Office
4 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP BI Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) CRM Manager
7 1 (3.13%) OSS Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) DOM
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) CRM
2 13 (40.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 7 (21.88%) Budget Control
4 6 (18.75%) Use Case
4 6 (18.75%) ERD
4 6 (18.75%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) B2B
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) SAP
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter