The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 62 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.53% 1.16% 0.22%
As % of the General category 6.51% 5.56% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate £500 £850 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £422
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -11.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £6.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
Billing
England

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

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
215 126 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.42% 20.86% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 81 60
Average daily rate £370 £388 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +58.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.55 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £38.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Durham +10 11 £500 - 1
Teesside - 1 £400 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 48 (85.71%) Oracle
2 26 (46.43%) Migration
3 25 (44.64%) Data Migration
4 23 (41.07%) SAP
5 16 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
6 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.07%) ETL
8 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (10.71%) Velocity
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Utilities
10 5 (8.93%) Project Management
11 4 (7.14%) Middleware
11 4 (7.14%) ERP
11 4 (7.14%) Linux
11 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (5.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
12 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (5.36%) V-Model
12 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (5.36%) AIX
12 3 (5.36%) Solaris
12 3 (5.36%) IBM
12 3 (5.36%) VMware

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (1.79%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Utilities
3 4 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Consultant
2 18 (32.14%) Oracle Consultant
3 13 (23.21%) Data Migration Manager
3 13 (23.21%) Migration Manager
4 12 (21.43%) Billing Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Data Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Data Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Data Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Migration Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Data Migration Lead
6 4 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Billing Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Management Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Oracle Architect
7 3 (5.36%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Velocity
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.79%) SAP BSP
3 1 (1.79%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) AIX
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Migration
2 25 (44.64%) Data Migration
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) ETL
5 5 (8.93%) Project Management
6 4 (7.14%) ERP
6 4 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.36%) V-Model
8 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) ABAP
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 48 (85.71%) Oracle
2 23 (41.07%) SAP
3 3 (5.36%) IBM
3 3 (5.36%) VMware
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.79%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft