The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 195 188 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -93
Contract jobs citing Billing 66 90 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.92% 1.94%
As % of the General category 2.33% 2.57% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 96
Median daily rate £413 £410 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £564 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-13.23% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £10.24 £11.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -82.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.69 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+45.15% -4.16%
Billing
England

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

General Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2838 3504 3157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.24% 35.83% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 2042 1707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 114 89
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £11.50 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.47% +7.95%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -10 27 £470 +27.45% 2
Hampshire -2 22 £330 -5.71% 1
Surrey +6 7 £519 +13.69%
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 2
West Sussex +3 2 - -
East Sussex +7 1 £300 -51.61%
Middlesex 0 1 £350 +33.33%
Kent - 1 £450 - 2
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Billing.

1 48 (38.40%) Telecoms
2 41 (32.80%) CRM
3 25 (20.00%) Finance
4 17 (13.60%) Project Management
5 16 (12.80%) Cisco
6 13 (10.40%) ITIL
6 13 (10.40%) Migration
6 13 (10.40%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
7 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (8.80%) EMC
8 11 (8.80%) Firewall
9 10 (8.00%) 3G
9 10 (8.00%) Oracle
10 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
10 9 (7.20%) SOA
10 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.20%) Service Management
11 8 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (6.40%) SLA
11 8 (6.40%) ETL
11 8 (6.40%) Broadband
11 8 (6.40%) Unix
11 8 (6.40%) MS Office
11 8 (6.40%) SAP
11 8 (6.40%) VMware
11 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (5.60%) Analytics
12 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Office
2 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (3.20%) SAP CRM
1 4 (3.20%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.80%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.80%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.80%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) HP Helion
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
4 2 (1.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) Firewall
2 10 (8.00%) 3G
3 8 (6.40%) Broadband
4 7 (5.60%) DNS
4 7 (5.60%) LDAP
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (4.00%) FWSM
5 5 (4.00%) LTE
5 5 (4.00%) Network Security
5 5 (4.00%) VoIP
5 5 (4.00%) VPN
6 3 (2.40%) 4G
6 3 (2.40%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) MPLS
6 3 (2.40%) OSPF
6 3 (2.40%) PSTN
6 3 (2.40%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (2.40%) SAN
6 3 (2.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Big Data
1 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.80%) GIS
4 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Ant
1 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.60%) JIRA
1 2 (1.60%) Maven
1 2 (1.60%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.60%) Selenium
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
General
1 48 (38.40%) Telecoms
2 25 (20.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Front Office
4 5 (4.00%) Legal
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) Back Office
6 2 (1.60%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.80%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Architect
2 21 (16.80%) Project Manager
3 16 (12.80%) Analyst
3 16 (12.80%) Designer
4 15 (12.00%) Solutions Designer
5 9 (7.20%) Consultant
5 9 (7.20%) Tester
6 7 (5.60%) Telecoms Designer
7 6 (4.80%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.00%) Incident Manager
8 5 (4.00%) IP Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) IP Security Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Telecoms Manager
9 4 (3.20%) BSS Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Infrastructure Designer
9 4 (3.20%) SAP Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) REST
1 5 (4.00%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) WSDL
3 2 (1.60%) boto
4 1 (0.80%) Node.js
4 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.20%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.20%) NHS
4 4 (3.20%) Replication
4 4 (3.20%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.40%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.40%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) PMI
6 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.80%) Economics
7 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.80%) Frameworx
7 1 (0.80%) IVR
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.40%) Unix
2 6 (4.80%) Linux
3 4 (3.20%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) VMS
5 2 (1.60%) Solaris
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) CentOS
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.80%) CRM
2 17 (13.60%) Project Management
3 13 (10.40%) ITIL
3 13 (10.40%) Migration
3 13 (10.40%) TOGAF
4 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.20%) Service Management
4 9 (7.20%) SOA
5 8 (6.40%) ETL
6 7 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (5.60%) Analytics
6 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.60%) ERP
6 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.80%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.80%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.80%) Logistics
7 6 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.80%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.80%) SQL
2 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.60%) Python
3 2 (1.60%) Ruby
4 1 (0.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.60%) CCNP
2 7 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.00%) CCSA
3 5 (4.00%) CCSE
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
3 5 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.40%) CISSP
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.60%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.80%) APMP
6 1 (0.80%) CISM
6 1 (0.80%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.80%) CRISC
6 1 (0.80%) HND
6 1 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.40%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.80%) FATCA
4 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.40%) NFS
3 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.40%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.40%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (2.40%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
3 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.60%) Puppet
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.80%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Cisco
2 11 (8.80%) EMC
3 10 (8.00%) Oracle
4 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.40%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (6.40%) SAP
5 8 (6.40%) VMware
6 6 (4.80%) Siebel
7 5 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.00%) F5
7 5 (4.00%) Juniper
8 4 (3.20%) Ericsson
8 4 (3.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.20%) Remedy
9 3 (2.40%) CA
9 3 (2.40%) HP
9 3 (2.40%) Isilon
9 3 (2.40%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.60%) Fortinet
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