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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 64 60 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Billing 9 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 2.40% 2.26%
As % of the General category 3.15% 6.07% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.06%
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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
286 428 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.50% 39.48% 50.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 213 157
Average daily rate £375 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.83 £12.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.91% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £10.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.85 £21.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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
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 24 November 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 13 (54.17%) Project Management
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Broadband
4 7 (29.17%) 3G
5 6 (25.00%) CRM
5 6 (25.00%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (16.67%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.33%) Contact Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Development
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) 3G
1 7 (29.17%) Broadband
2 6 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) SMTP
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) SNMP
3 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) 4G
3 1 (4.17%) FWSM
3 1 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
General
1 13 (54.17%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Integration Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Integration Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Billing Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Project Support Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) IP Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Project Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Contact Management
4 2 (8.33%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Development
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.17%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
2 1 (4.17%) F5
2 1 (4.17%) Verint