The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 49 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 2.29% 2.55%
As % of the General category 5.30% 4.91% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 12
Average daily rate
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£445 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £243 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £363 £385
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +140.29%
Billing
Berkshire

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

General Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
283 468 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.34% 46.57% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 196 153
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £168 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £27.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £42.75 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -21.05%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 8 (27.59%) Broadband
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) CRM
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 5 (17.24%) 3G
7 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 4 (13.79%) Back Office
7 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Marketing
8 3 (10.34%) IIS
8 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
8 3 (10.34%) SQL
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) Juniper
9 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (10.34%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Broadband
2 5 (17.24%) 3G
3 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.45%) SDH
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) SNMP
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) SONET
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) LTE
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.45%) FWSM
5 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (51.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Back Office
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.79%) IP Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Integration Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Project Support Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Project Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) CRM
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Revenue Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) UML
5 1 (3.45%) E-Procurement
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) B2B
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.45%) eTOM
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Juniper
4 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) Verint
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