The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 11 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Billing 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.98% 3.88% 7.02%
As % of the General category 12.00% 7.14% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
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£400 £405 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -26.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
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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 Newbury region.

General Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
100 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 58.14% 54.26% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 31
Average daily rate £369 £398 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) HP
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 6 (26.09%) Siebel
3 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle BRM
4 5 (21.74%) Product Management
4 5 (21.74%) SIGTRAN
4 5 (21.74%) GSM
4 5 (21.74%) 3G
4 5 (21.74%) SS7
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) 2G
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 4 (17.39%) UNIX
5 4 (17.39%) MVNO
5 4 (17.39%) 4G
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
6 3 (13.04%) C
6 3 (13.04%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) Solaris

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SIGTRAN
1 5 (21.74%) GSM
1 5 (21.74%) 3G
1 5 (21.74%) SS7
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) 2G
2 4 (17.39%) MVNO
2 4 (17.39%) 4G
3 1 (4.35%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) INAP
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (73.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Tester
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile Tester
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Billing Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Solaris
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (21.74%) Product Management
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) eTOM
7 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
7 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
1 3 (13.04%) C++
1 3 (13.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
1 6 (26.09%) Siebel