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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 198 169 119
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -50
Contract jobs citing Billing 63 95 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 1.02% 1.47%
As % of the General category 2.23% 2.96% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 68
Median daily rate £450 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £294 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £623 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £10.24 - £12.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +7.84%
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
2823 3209 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.39% 34.55% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1612 1726 1673
Median daily rate £410 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 94 121
Median hourly rate £22.35 £21.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.81 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -19 36 £450 +24.13% 1
Hampshire +22 19 £400 -5.88% 3
Surrey -17 3 £606 +89.45% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 2 - -
East Sussex +6 1 £450 -27.41%
Kent - 1 £450 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 67 (42.41%) Telecoms
2 44 (27.85%) CRM
3 33 (20.89%) Finance
4 24 (15.19%) SAP
5 23 (14.56%) ITIL
6 21 (13.29%) SLA
7 18 (11.39%) Service Management
8 17 (10.76%) Project Management
8 17 (10.76%) Cisco
9 16 (10.13%) Migration
9 16 (10.13%) Incident Management
10 15 (9.49%) Firewall
11 14 (8.86%) 3G
11 14 (8.86%) Front Office
11 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
11 14 (8.86%) Ticket Management
12 13 (8.23%) Functional Testing
13 12 (7.59%) SAP IS-U
13 12 (7.59%) SOA
14 11 (6.96%) Broadband
14 11 (6.96%) ABAP
14 11 (6.96%) Oracle
14 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (6.33%) Unit Testing
15 10 (6.33%) Integration Testing
15 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
15 10 (6.33%) VMware
16 9 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (5.70%) EMC

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 (1.90%) IIS
1 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.59%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.90%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.27%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.63%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.16%) IaaS
2 5 (3.16%) PaaS
3 4 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.49%) Firewall
2 14 (8.86%) 3G
3 11 (6.96%) Broadband
4 8 (5.06%) DNS
5 7 (4.43%) Radio Access Network
6 6 (3.80%) VPN
7 5 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (3.16%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (3.16%) FWSM
7 5 (3.16%) LDAP
7 5 (3.16%) MPLS
7 5 (3.16%) RTP
7 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.16%) WAN
8 4 (2.53%) DHCP
8 4 (2.53%) Internet
8 4 (2.53%) Network Security
8 4 (2.53%) VLAN
8 4 (2.53%) VoIP
8 4 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) Big Data
2 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.63%) MS Access
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.27%) Selenium
2 1 (0.63%) Ant
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Maven
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 67 (42.41%) Telecoms
2 33 (20.89%) Finance
3 14 (8.86%) Front Office
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 6 (3.80%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Banking
6 3 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.09%) Architect
2 19 (12.03%) Project Manager
3 18 (11.39%) Analyst
4 17 (10.76%) Consultant
5 16 (10.13%) Designer
6 15 (9.49%) Incident Manager
6 15 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (9.49%) Solutions Designer
7 10 (6.33%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (6.33%) SAP ISU Consultant
8 8 (5.06%) ICT Manager
9 7 (4.43%) Business Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Telecoms Designer
10 6 (3.80%) Tester
11 5 (3.16%) Billing Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) Cloud Architect
11 5 (3.16%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) IP Security Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.80%) Web Services
2 5 (3.16%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (2.53%) REST
4 3 (1.90%) .NET
5 2 (1.27%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) boto
6 1 (0.63%) COM
6 1 (0.63%) J2EE
6 1 (0.63%) SOAP
6 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (3.16%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.53%) CMDB
5 4 (2.53%) Private Cloud
5 4 (2.53%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 2 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) Economics
8 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.63%) Frameworx
8 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.43%) Unix
2 5 (3.16%) Linux
3 3 (1.90%) Solaris
3 3 (1.90%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) VMS
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.85%) CRM
2 23 (14.56%) ITIL
3 18 (11.39%) Service Management
4 17 (10.76%) Project Management
5 16 (10.13%) Incident Management
5 16 (10.13%) Migration
6 14 (8.86%) Ticket Management
6 14 (8.86%) TOGAF
7 13 (8.23%) Functional Testing
8 12 (7.59%) SOA
9 10 (6.33%) Integration Testing
9 10 (6.33%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.06%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.06%) ETL
11 8 (5.06%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.43%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.43%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.96%) ABAP
2 3 (1.90%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) Java
4 1 (0.63%) C
4 1 (0.63%) C++
4 1 (0.63%) Python
4 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) CCNP
3 6 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.16%) CCSA
4 5 (3.16%) CCSE
4 5 (3.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.27%) CISSP
6 2 (1.27%) ISEB
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) AAT
7 1 (0.63%) ACCA
7 1 (0.63%) APMP
7 1 (0.63%) CIMA
7 1 (0.63%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.90%) FATCA
2 3 (1.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.16%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.53%) KVM
4 4 (2.53%) XenServer
5 2 (1.27%) NFS
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.27%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.16%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.53%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (2.53%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (15.19%) SAP
2 17 (10.76%) Cisco
3 11 (6.96%) Oracle
4 10 (6.33%) VMware
5 9 (5.70%) EMC
6 8 (5.06%) CheckPoint
6 8 (5.06%) Siebel
7 7 (4.43%) Ericsson
7 7 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.16%) Blue Coat
9 5 (3.16%) F5
10 4 (2.53%) BT
10 4 (2.53%) Citrix
10 4 (2.53%) HP
10 4 (2.53%) Huawei
10 4 (2.53%) NetCracker
10 4 (2.53%) Nokia
10 4 (2.53%) Siemens
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