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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
England / North East
Rank 89 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.70% 2.47% 1.34%
As % of the General category 3.93% 9.21% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Median daily rate £313 £481 £651
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.96% -26.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £13.12 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+73.39% +28.00%

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
178 239 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 17.80% 26.79% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 103
Median daily rate £400 £422 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Median hourly rate £33.72 £45.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham -7 4 £425 -11.55%
Tyne and Wear -22 2 £313 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
5 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
6 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) IVR

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Billing Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Service Design
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CAPM
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow