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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 132 136 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Billing 128 102 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 1.19% 1.58%
As % of the General category 3.98% 3.34% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 44 56
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£400 £395 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £234 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £115.00 £29.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+289.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-32.30% -1.51%
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
3219 3053 3533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.32% 35.56% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1796 1579 1488
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 111 167
Average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%

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 31 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 31 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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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 +30 85 £413 +5.76% 10
Hampshire -21 18 £345 -23.33%
Surrey -8 7 £310 -10.14%
Oxfordshire -16 4 £354 - 1
Buckinghamshire -22 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 31 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.

1 139 (47.12%) Telecoms
2 86 (29.15%) CRM
3 62 (21.02%) Project Management
4 56 (18.98%) Finance
5 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
6 46 (15.59%) Degree
7 41 (13.90%) Oracle
8 37 (12.54%) SAP
9 36 (12.20%) Internet
10 34 (11.53%) SQL
10 34 (11.53%) Broadband
11 33 (11.19%) 3G
12 30 (10.17%) Computer Science
13 27 (9.15%) Migration
14 26 (8.81%) MS Excel
15 25 (8.47%) ITIL
16 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
17 22 (7.46%) HP
18 20 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (6.44%) Validation
19 19 (6.44%) Microsoft
20 18 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
20 18 (6.10%) MVNO
21 17 (5.76%) PL/SQL
22 16 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
22 16 (5.42%) Change Management
22 16 (5.42%) SOA
22 16 (5.42%) 4G
22 16 (5.42%) Mentoring
22 16 (5.42%) Marketing

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.69%) Lync
1 5 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.75%) MS Project
3 12 (4.07%) MS Office
3 12 (4.07%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.75%) SAP CRM
2 13 (4.41%) CSG Singleview
3 8 (2.71%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (1.36%) JDE OneWorld
4 4 (1.36%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (1.02%) Exstream
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.69%) SaaS
1 5 (1.69%) PaaS
1 5 (1.69%) IaaS
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.20%) Internet
2 34 (11.53%) Broadband
3 33 (11.19%) 3G
4 18 (6.10%) MVNO
5 16 (5.42%) 4G
6 14 (4.75%) LTE
7 12 (4.07%) Radio Access Network
8 9 (3.05%) Firewall
9 7 (2.37%) WAN
10 6 (2.03%) LAN
11 5 (1.69%) SAN
12 4 (1.36%) DNS
12 4 (1.36%) SNMP
12 4 (1.36%) 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 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.37%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.69%) 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 (4.07%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.36%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Selenium
3 1 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.34%) WinRunner
General
1 139 (47.12%) Telecoms
2 56 (18.98%) Finance
3 16 (5.42%) Marketing
4 14 (4.75%) Retail
5 12 (4.07%) General Ledger
6 7 (2.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (20.00%) Architect
2 53 (17.97%) Analyst
3 41 (13.90%) Solutions Architect
4 37 (12.54%) Project Manager
5 27 (9.15%) Designer
6 22 (7.46%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.44%) Tester
8 17 (5.76%) Consultant
9 15 (5.08%) Solutions Designer
10 14 (4.75%) Systems Tester
11 12 (4.07%) Test Analyst
11 12 (4.07%) Senior Architect
11 12 (4.07%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.73%) Billing Analyst
13 10 (3.39%) Delivery Manager
14 8 (2.71%) BSS Architect
15 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Architect
15 6 (2.03%) Senior Manager
15 6 (2.03%) Integration Manager
15 6 (2.03%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.75%) Middleware
2 7 (2.37%) SAP Basis
2 7 (2.37%) .NET
2 7 (2.37%) SOAP
2 7 (2.37%) REST
3 6 (2.03%) SAP PI
3 6 (2.03%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.03%) 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 55 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.39%) Data Structures
4 8 (2.71%) Smart Meter
5 6 (2.03%) User Experience
6 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.36%) 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
7 2 (0.68%) PMI
8 1 (0.34%) W3C
8 1 (0.34%) DTV
8 1 (0.34%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.34%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.34%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.75%) 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 86 (29.15%) CRM
2 62 (21.02%) Project Management
3 27 (9.15%) Migration
4 25 (8.47%) ITIL
5 20 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (6.44%) Validation
7 18 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (5.42%) Change Management
8 16 (5.42%) SOA
8 16 (5.42%) Mentoring
9 15 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 15 (5.08%) System Testing
10 14 (4.75%) Data Migration
10 14 (4.75%) Coaching
10 14 (4.75%) Use Case
11 13 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.07%) Business Analysis
12 12 (4.07%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.53%) SQL
2 17 (5.76%) PL/SQL
3 6 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.36%) 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 46 (15.59%) Degree
2 23 (7.80%) Security Cleared
3 16 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.71%) ISEB
5 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CCNA
8 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) HP APS
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.34%) Siebel Certification
9 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) QA
2 7 (2.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.36%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.69%) 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 (4.07%) 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 41 (13.90%) Oracle
2 37 (12.54%) SAP
3 22 (7.46%) HP
4 19 (6.44%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.07%) Cisco
6 9 (3.05%) StreamServe
7 8 (2.71%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (2.03%) VMware
9 5 (1.69%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.69%) Siebel
9 5 (1.69%) EMC
9 5 (1.69%) NetApp
10 4 (1.36%) BMC
10 4 (1.36%) Remedy
10 4 (1.36%) Google
11 3 (1.02%) Huawei
11 3 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (1.02%) F5
11 3 (1.02%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.02%) IBM
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury
Darwin Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago