The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 130 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Billing 20 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.69% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.46% 2.23% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
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£400 £438 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +50.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £366 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £501 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £355 £353
% change year-on-year
+18.30% +0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.52%
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 West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1373 943 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.51% 31.05% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 535 434
Average daily rate £400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +48.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £39.00 £43.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Cheshire +9 13 £450 - 3
Manchester -26 5 £388 -14.36% 7
Lancashire +8 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 14 (50.00%) Migration
3 11 (39.29%) CRM
4 6 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.71%) MS Project
6 3 (10.71%) QA
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Product Management
7 2 (7.14%) Finance
7 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) SAP
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
7 2 (7.14%) SLA
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) AS400
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) HP Helion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (60.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
3 11 (39.29%) Business Analyst
4 10 (35.71%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (32.14%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 6 (21.43%) Telecoms Analyst
7 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP SD Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP SD Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Project Support Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Billing Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Migration
2 11 (39.29%) CRM
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.14%) Product Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) PMP
1 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
1 2 (7.14%) SAP
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
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