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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 171 156 159
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 75 111 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.97% 1.18% 1.15%
As % of the General category 2.98% 3.55% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 54 43
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £524 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.95 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.48 -
% change year-on-year
+48.42% -
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
2521 3131 3316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.57% 33.22% 33.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1385 1672 1794
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 105 118
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.02 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +23.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 43 £400 -15.78% 6
Hampshire +18 28 £400 -9.09% 1
Surrey +7 2 £700 +98.58% 1
Middlesex -6 1 £425 -
Thames Valley - 1 £625 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 50 (36.50%) CRM
2 48 (35.04%) Telecoms
3 19 (13.87%) Finance
4 17 (12.41%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (12.41%) Project Management
4 17 (12.41%) Degree
5 16 (11.68%) SLA
6 15 (10.95%) ITIL
7 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
8 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
8 13 (9.49%) Service Management
9 12 (8.76%) Change Management
9 12 (8.76%) Firewall
9 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.76%) Incident Management
9 12 (8.76%) Supplier Management
9 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (8.03%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (8.03%) Data Centre
10 11 (8.03%) Matrix Organization
10 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.03%) Migration
10 11 (8.03%) SAP
10 11 (8.03%) Oracle
11 10 (7.30%) Trend Analysis
12 9 (6.57%) TOGAF
12 9 (6.57%) NetCracker
12 9 (6.57%) WebSphere
12 9 (6.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (6.57%) MS Excel

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 9 (6.57%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (1.46%) Apache
2 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Maximo
2 4 (2.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (2.92%) SAP CRM
2 4 (2.92%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.19%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (2.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.73%) Primavera
5 1 (0.73%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.73%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.73%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) IBM Cloud
1 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.38%) SoftLayer
2 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) HP Helion
3 3 (2.19%) IaaS
3 3 (2.19%) PaaS
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) Firewall
2 6 (4.38%) 3G
2 6 (4.38%) DNS
3 5 (3.65%) LDAP
3 5 (3.65%) VPN
4 4 (2.92%) LAN
4 4 (2.92%) MVNO
4 4 (2.92%) VLAN
5 3 (2.19%) Broadband
5 3 (2.19%) LTE
5 3 (2.19%) MPLS
5 3 (2.19%) Network Security
5 3 (2.19%) SAN
6 2 (1.46%) DHCP
6 2 (1.46%) FTP
6 2 (1.46%) ICMP
6 2 (1.46%) Internet
6 2 (1.46%) Intranet
6 2 (1.46%) VoIP
6 2 (1.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) Big Data
1 4 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.46%) MS Access
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.73%) GIS
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
2 2 (1.46%) Ant
2 2 (1.46%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) Maven
2 2 (1.46%) Subversion
General
1 48 (35.04%) Telecoms
2 19 (13.87%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Front Office
3 3 (2.19%) Legal
3 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Electronics
4 2 (1.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Automotive
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Architect
2 25 (18.25%) Analyst
3 21 (15.33%) Designer
4 18 (13.14%) Solutions Designer
5 17 (12.41%) Project Manager
6 13 (9.49%) Business Analyst
6 13 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.30%) BSS Architect
7 10 (7.30%) Consultant
7 10 (7.30%) Incident Manager
8 9 (6.57%) Billing Support
8 9 (6.57%) BSS Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.11%) OSS Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) OSS Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
10 6 (4.38%) Support Specialist
10 6 (4.38%) Tester
11 5 (3.65%) Billing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) REST
2 3 (2.19%) WSDL
3 2 (1.46%) boto
3 2 (1.46%) Middleware
4 1 (0.73%) BAPI
4 1 (0.73%) OAuth
4 1 (0.73%) SAML
4 1 (0.73%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.92%) NHS
3 4 (2.92%) Smart Meter
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) IPTV
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
4 3 (2.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.46%) STB
5 2 (1.46%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.46%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.73%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Unix
2 7 (5.11%) Linux
3 5 (3.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.46%) Android
4 2 (1.46%) VMS
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.73%) CentOS
5 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.73%) Solaris
5 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.50%) CRM
2 17 (12.41%) Project Management
3 15 (10.95%) ITIL
4 14 (10.22%) PRINCE2
5 13 (9.49%) Service Management
6 12 (8.76%) Change Management
6 12 (8.76%) Incident Management
6 12 (8.76%) Risk Management
6 12 (8.76%) Supplier Management
7 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.03%) Matrix Organization
7 11 (8.03%) Migration
7 11 (8.03%) Risk Analysis
8 10 (7.30%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (6.57%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.11%) ERP
10 7 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.38%) UML
11 6 (4.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.38%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
2 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.19%) Python
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby
4 2 (1.46%) VBA
5 1 (0.73%) ABAP
5 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) C
5 1 (0.73%) C#
5 1 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.41%) Degree
2 12 (8.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) ISEB
4 3 (2.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CAPM
6 1 (0.73%) CCA
6 1 (0.73%) CCIP
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.73%) CRISC
6 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PMP
6 1 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.46%) NFS
3 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.11%) Tivoli
2 5 (3.65%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (2.92%) Netcool
4 3 (2.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (2.19%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.46%) Ansible
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.46%) Nagios
5 2 (1.46%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.73%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (9.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 11 (8.03%) SAP
4 9 (6.57%) IBM
4 9 (6.57%) NetCracker
5 8 (5.84%) Cisco
5 8 (5.84%) Remedy
6 7 (5.11%) VMware
7 6 (4.38%) Comptel
7 6 (4.38%) Ericsson
7 6 (4.38%) Siebel
8 5 (3.65%) EMC
8 5 (3.65%) Huawei
9 4 (2.92%) Amdocs
9 4 (2.92%) Cramer
9 4 (2.92%) HP
10 2 (1.46%) Juniper
10 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.46%) Virgin Media