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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 62 55 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Contract jobs citing Billing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.25% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the General category 1.22% 0.79% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£675 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 126 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.79% 20.93% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 81 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £174 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £469 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £34.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.58% +215.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

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
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Programme Director
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle