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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 87 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing Billing 20 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.44% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the General category 9.30% 1.20% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £675 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% +68.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £388 £364
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
215 167 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 15.43% 20.82% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 81
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 2
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -62.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £33.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.20% -2.00%

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
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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 11 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 7 £250 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Logistics
3 5 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Utilities
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 2 (6.67%) Server Building
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (6.67%) Velocity
6 2 (6.67%) Finance
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 2 (6.67%) Middleware
6 2 (6.67%) AIX
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Linux
7 1 (3.33%) UML
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Unix

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 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle Utilities
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 5 (16.67%) Billing Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Billing Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Migration Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Package Solution Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.33%) PMO Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Smart Metering Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
1 2 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) AIX
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Logistics
2 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) People Management
3 2 (6.67%) Scrum
3 2 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (3.33%) B2C
4 1 (3.33%) BPR
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) ETL
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) UML
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Capita
5 1 (3.33%) Facebook
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat