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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 100 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Billing 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.90% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £453 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.36% +223.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
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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
802 443 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.28% 33.54% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 253 198
Average daily rate £400 £378 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £534 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 23
Average hourly rate £33.64 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £12.77 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £18.00 £17.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+19.56% +4.54%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) HP Helion
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) PMP
4 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) HP Helion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Kanban
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP