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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 68 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing Billing 7 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 1.75% 0.40%
As % of the General category 2.55% 4.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £500 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £237 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.63 £34.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-65.80% +106.06%
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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
274 411 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.12% 42.37% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 184 131
Average daily rate £400 £388 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) 3G
5 4 (25.00%) SAP
5 4 (25.00%) Broadband
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) Contact Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) GIS
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
7 2 (12.50%) SOA
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Business Development
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Analysis

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Broadband
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
1 4 (25.00%) 3G
2 1 (6.25%) 4G
2 1 (6.25%) MVNO
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Solution Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) GIS
3 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) CRM
2 6 (37.50%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Contact Management
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Business Development
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) EAM
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) VCP4
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) ESRI