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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 58 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.89% 1.50% 1.44%
As % of the General category 2.55% 3.95% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 6
Median daily rate £425 £315 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -29.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £465 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +20.00%
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
275 354 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 35.03% 37.82% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 168 100
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £209 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (48.39%) CRM
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
4 9 (29.03%) SLA
4 9 (29.03%) Front Office
4 9 (29.03%) Ticket Management
5 8 (25.81%) SAP
6 6 (19.35%) ABAP
6 6 (19.35%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Firewall
8 4 (12.90%) CCNP
8 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Degree
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Retail
9 3 (9.68%) SAP Smart Forms
9 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
9 3 (9.68%) Cisco
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) Broadband
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) 3G
9 3 (9.68%) RTP

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) 3G
2 3 (9.68%) Broadband
2 3 (9.68%) RTP
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (6.45%) FWSM
3 2 (6.45%) IPsec
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) 2.5G
4 1 (3.23%) 2G
4 1 (3.23%) 4G
4 1 (3.23%) GPRS
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) PSTN
4 1 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (3.23%) SGSN
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
4 1 (3.23%) VoIP
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
1 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.23%) GIS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Ranorex
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
General
1 10 (32.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (29.03%) Front Office
3 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Consultant
1 9 (29.03%) Incident Manager
2 6 (19.35%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (19.35%) SAP ISU Consultant
3 5 (16.13%) ICT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) IP Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IP Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Smart Forms
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) CRM
2 11 (35.48%) Service Management
3 10 (32.26%) ITIL
4 9 (29.03%) Incident Management
4 9 (29.03%) Ticket Management
5 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Presales
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (6.45%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNP
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) CCSA
2 2 (6.45%) CCSE
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CISM
3 1 (3.23%) CISSP
3 1 (3.23%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (3.23%) CRISC
3 1 (3.23%) HND
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) SAP
2 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) ESRI
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Qualys
4 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.23%) Siebel
4 1 (3.23%) Xura