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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 67 53 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 11 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.08% 1.62% 2.29%
As % of the General category 3.14% 5.20% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £490 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.46% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £380 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £570 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £115.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
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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
350 269 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.48% 31.21% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 108 198
Average daily rate £413 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £583 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Migration
4 7 (30.43%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (21.74%) E-business
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (21.74%) ERP
6 5 (21.74%) Service Management
6 5 (21.74%) Cash Management
6 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 4 (17.39%) SLA
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) SAP
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
9 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
9 2 (8.70%) QA
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) PBX
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) DPNSS
1 1 (4.35%) QSIG
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
General
1 14 (60.87%) Telecoms
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Functional Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) ERP Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Report Manager
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 7 (30.43%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) ERP
3 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) E-business
3 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Cash Management
4 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) Infovista
4 1 (4.35%) Amdocs
4 1 (4.35%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Pega
4 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe