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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 124 132 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Billing 135 102 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.39% 1.19% 1.57%
As % of the General category 4.16% 3.28% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 58
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£363 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
- -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £43.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £29.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-62.71% +78.78%
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
3243 3106 3605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.37% 36.13% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1789 1627 1515
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 116 163
Average hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +29 88 £425 +8.97% 10
Hampshire -9 19 £330 -26.66% 1
Surrey -6 12 £300 -13.04% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £320 - 3
Buckinghamshire -13 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 138 (47.10%) Telecoms
2 85 (29.01%) CRM
3 60 (20.48%) Project Management
4 58 (19.80%) Finance
5 54 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (15.36%) Degree
7 40 (13.65%) Oracle
8 38 (12.97%) SAP
9 35 (11.95%) Internet
10 34 (11.60%) SQL
11 33 (11.26%) Broadband
12 32 (10.92%) 3G
13 29 (9.90%) Computer Science
14 28 (9.56%) Migration
15 27 (9.22%) MS Excel
16 24 (8.19%) ITIL
17 22 (7.51%) Security Cleared
18 21 (7.17%) HP
19 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
19 20 (6.83%) Validation
20 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
21 17 (5.80%) MVNO
21 17 (5.80%) PL/SQL
22 16 (5.46%) SOA
22 16 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
22 16 (5.46%) Mentoring
22 16 (5.46%) Marketing
22 16 (5.46%) SC Cleared
22 16 (5.46%) 4G

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (1.71%) Lync
1 5 (1.71%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (9.22%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.10%) MS Project
2 12 (4.10%) MS Office
2 12 (4.10%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) CSG Singleview
1 14 (4.78%) SAP CRM
2 8 (2.73%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (1.37%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (1.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.68%) Exstream
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.34%) assyst
6 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) SaaS
1 5 (1.71%) PaaS
1 5 (1.71%) IaaS
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.95%) Internet
2 33 (11.26%) Broadband
3 32 (10.92%) 3G
4 17 (5.80%) MVNO
5 16 (5.46%) 4G
6 14 (4.78%) LTE
7 12 (4.10%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (3.07%) Firewall
9 7 (2.39%) WAN
10 6 (2.05%) LAN
11 5 (1.71%) SAN
12 4 (1.37%) DNS
12 4 (1.37%) SNMP
12 4 (1.37%) Wireshark
13 3 (1.02%) SIGTRAN
13 3 (1.02%) MPLS
13 3 (1.02%) TCP/IP
13 3 (1.02%) GPRS
13 3 (1.02%) GSM
13 3 (1.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.12%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.05%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.71%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.68%) MS Access
7 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.34%) QlikView
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (4.10%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.37%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) Selenium
4 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.34%) WinRunner
General
1 138 (47.10%) Telecoms
2 58 (19.80%) Finance
3 16 (5.46%) Marketing
4 14 (4.78%) Retail
5 12 (4.10%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.39%) Legal
7 4 (1.37%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) French Language
9 1 (0.34%) German Language
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (19.80%) Architect
2 53 (18.09%) Analyst
3 41 (13.99%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (12.29%) Project Manager
5 26 (8.87%) Designer
6 22 (7.51%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.48%) Tester
8 16 (5.46%) Consultant
9 14 (4.78%) Solutions Designer
9 14 (4.78%) Systems Tester
10 12 (4.10%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 12 (4.10%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.10%) Senior Architect
11 11 (3.75%) Billing Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) Delivery Manager
12 10 (3.41%) BSS Architect
13 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Architect
13 6 (2.05%) Senior Manager
13 6 (2.05%) Integration Manager
13 6 (2.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.78%) Middleware
2 7 (2.39%) SAP Basis
2 7 (2.39%) .NET
2 7 (2.39%) SOAP
2 7 (2.39%) REST
3 6 (2.05%) SAP PI
3 6 (2.05%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.05%) JMS
4 2 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) ODBC
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) EDI
5 1 (0.34%) Ajax
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.34%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.41%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.73%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.05%) User Experience
6 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.68%) IVR
7 2 (0.68%) STB
7 2 (0.68%) CMDB
7 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.34%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.34%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.34%) W3C
8 1 (0.34%) DTV
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.78%) UNIX
2 3 (1.02%) Windows
3 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.34%) VMS
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) HPUX
4 1 (0.34%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.01%) CRM
2 60 (20.48%) Project Management
3 28 (9.56%) Migration
4 24 (8.19%) ITIL
5 20 (6.83%) Validation
6 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (6.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 16 (5.46%) SOA
7 16 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (5.46%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.12%) Test Scripting
8 15 (5.12%) System Testing
8 15 (5.12%) Change Management
8 15 (5.12%) Use Case
9 14 (4.78%) Data Migration
9 14 (4.78%) Coaching
10 13 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.10%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.10%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.60%) SQL
2 17 (5.80%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.37%) VBA
5 3 (1.02%) Java
6 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.34%) PHP
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.34%) C#
7 1 (0.34%) Python
7 1 (0.34%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 45 (15.36%) Degree
2 22 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.73%) ISEB
5 5 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Siebel Certification
8 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) HP APS
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.73%) QA
2 7 (2.39%) SLA
3 4 (1.37%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.02%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
4 1 (0.34%) LXC
4 1 (0.34%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.02%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (1.02%) OpenView
2 3 (1.02%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Netcool
4 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (13.65%) Oracle
2 38 (12.97%) SAP
3 21 (7.17%) HP
4 20 (6.83%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.10%) Cisco
6 9 (3.07%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (2.73%) StreamServe
8 6 (2.05%) VMware
8 6 (2.05%) Siebel
9 5 (1.71%) EMC
9 5 (1.71%) NetApp
9 5 (1.71%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.37%) Remedy
10 4 (1.37%) Google
10 4 (1.37%) BMC
11 3 (1.02%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.02%) IBM
11 3 (1.02%) Huawei
11 3 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.02%) F5
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