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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 105 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Contract jobs citing Billing 152 104 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.64% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the General category 4.87% 3.22% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 42 52
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£350 £343 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £356 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £44.97 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £43.74 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-74.84% +173.34%
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
3122 3233 3812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.68% 36.97% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1722 1650 1609
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 101 131
Average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £44.97 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +20 88 £400 - 10
Surrey +26 28 £290 -7.20% 3
Hampshire +2 20 £330 +2.48% 3
Oxfordshire -2 5 £320 +60.00%
Middlesex +5 4 - -
Buckinghamshire -11 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £225 - 1
West Sussex +4 1 £425 -
Kent - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 119 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 82 (29.29%) CRM
3 62 (22.14%) Finance
4 51 (18.21%) Oracle
5 50 (17.86%) Project Management
6 44 (15.71%) SAP
7 41 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (13.93%) SQL
9 35 (12.50%) Degree
10 26 (9.29%) Migration
11 25 (8.93%) Internet
12 24 (8.57%) PL/SQL
12 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
13 23 (8.21%) Computer Science
14 22 (7.86%) Microsoft
15 21 (7.50%) 3G
16 19 (6.79%) Broadband
17 18 (6.43%) Security Cleared
17 18 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
18 17 (6.07%) SOA
19 16 (5.71%) HP
19 16 (5.71%) Use Case
19 16 (5.71%) System Testing
19 16 (5.71%) Mentoring
20 15 (5.36%) Relational Database
20 15 (5.36%) Data Migration
20 15 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
21 14 (5.00%) Marketing
21 14 (5.00%) SAP CRM

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (1.43%) Lync
1 4 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.64%) MS Project
3 11 (3.93%) MS Office
4 9 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.00%) CSG Singleview
1 14 (5.00%) SAP CRM
2 10 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (1.43%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (1.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle BRM
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.43%) SaaS
1 4 (1.43%) PaaS
1 4 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.93%) Internet
2 21 (7.50%) 3G
3 19 (6.79%) Broadband
4 11 (3.93%) LTE
4 11 (3.93%) 4G
4 11 (3.93%) MVNO
5 7 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (2.50%) WAN
6 6 (2.14%) LAN
6 6 (2.14%) Firewall
7 5 (1.79%) SAN
8 3 (1.07%) INAP
8 3 (1.07%) SIGTRAN
8 3 (1.07%) GPRS
8 3 (1.07%) GSM
8 3 (1.07%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.71%) MGW
9 2 (0.71%) FTP
9 2 (0.71%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 7 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.79%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.21%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.43%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.71%) JIRA
3 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
4 1 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.36%) LSMW
General
1 119 (42.50%) Telecoms
2 62 (22.14%) Finance
3 14 (5.00%) Marketing
4 12 (4.29%) Retail
4 12 (4.29%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.50%) Legal
6 5 (1.79%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Advertising
7 2 (0.71%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.71%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
8 1 (0.36%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (22.14%) Analyst
2 53 (18.93%) Architect
3 38 (13.57%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (12.14%) Project Manager
5 28 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 20 (7.14%) Tester
7 19 (6.79%) Designer
8 14 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 14 (5.00%) Systems Tester
9 12 (4.29%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.29%) Senior Architect
9 12 (4.29%) BSS Architect
10 11 (3.93%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (3.57%) Consultant
11 10 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.50%) Billing Analyst
12 7 (2.50%) Administrator
12 7 (2.50%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 6 (2.14%) Systems Analyst
13 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.00%) Middleware
2 7 (2.50%) SOAP
2 7 (2.50%) SAP Basis
2 7 (2.50%) REST
3 6 (2.14%) SAP PI
3 6 (2.14%) .NET
3 6 (2.14%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.14%) JMS
4 1 (0.36%) VML
4 1 (0.36%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) XML
4 1 (0.36%) ODBC
4 1 (0.36%) HTML
4 1 (0.36%) Ajax
4 1 (0.36%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.36%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (0.36%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.64%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.86%) Smart Meter
4 5 (1.79%) User Experience
5 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.71%) IVR
7 2 (0.71%) STB
7 2 (0.71%) CMDB
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.36%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.36%) iSeries
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) W3C
8 1 (0.36%) DTV
8 1 (0.36%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.29%) UNIX
2 4 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) HPUX
3 1 (0.36%) Solaris
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.29%) CRM
2 50 (17.86%) Project Management
3 26 (9.29%) Migration
4 18 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (6.43%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (6.07%) SOA
6 16 (5.71%) Use Case
6 16 (5.71%) System Testing
6 16 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 15 (5.36%) Data Migration
7 15 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (5.00%) ITIL
8 14 (5.00%) Coaching
9 13 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.64%) Validation
9 13 (4.64%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.29%) Service Management
11 11 (3.93%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.93%) SQL
2 24 (8.57%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.14%) Java
4 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.71%) Perl
5 2 (0.71%) VBA
6 1 (0.36%) ABAP
6 1 (0.36%) PHP
6 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 35 (12.50%) Degree
2 18 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.86%) ISEB
5 4 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.71%) CCNA
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PMP
7 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CIMA
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.21%) QA
2 4 (1.43%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.07%) SLA
3 3 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.36%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) OpenView
2 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.36%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 51 (18.21%) Oracle
2 44 (15.71%) SAP
3 22 (7.86%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.71%) HP
5 12 (4.29%) Cisco
6 8 (2.86%) Siebel
7 7 (2.50%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.79%) VMware
8 5 (1.79%) Amdocs
8 5 (1.79%) NetApp
9 4 (1.43%) EMC
9 4 (1.43%) Google
10 3 (1.07%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.71%) JDA
11 2 (0.71%) Avaya
11 2 (0.71%) Juniper
11 2 (0.71%) SGI
11 2 (0.71%) Remedy
11 2 (0.71%) Primavera
11 2 (0.71%) Teradata
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