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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 88 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing Billing 181 125 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.94% 1.43% 1.23%
As % of the General category 5.65% 3.77% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 50 45
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£323 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £64.00 £42.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% +165.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +147.69%
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
3204 3314 3838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.41% 37.93% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1675 1662
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 £220 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 117 155
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £14.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 21 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Billing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 August 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 +17 108 £350 -12.50% 12
Surrey +34 44 £290 -7.20% 2
Hampshire -13 15 £330 +2.48% 6
Middlesex -1 5 - -
Oxfordshire -1 5 £314 +56.87% 2
Buckinghamshire -16 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £225 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
Kent - - - - 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 124 (43.66%) Telecoms
2 85 (29.93%) CRM
3 65 (22.89%) Finance
4 59 (20.77%) Oracle
5 46 (16.20%) SAP
6 43 (15.14%) SQL
7 41 (14.44%) Project Management
8 28 (9.86%) PL/SQL
8 28 (9.86%) Degree
9 27 (9.51%) Migration
10 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
12 20 (7.04%) Microsoft
12 20 (7.04%) Internet
12 20 (7.04%) Computer Science
13 19 (6.69%) Broadband
13 19 (6.69%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (6.69%) Security Cleared
14 17 (5.99%) SOA
14 17 (5.99%) Use Case
14 17 (5.99%) System Testing
15 16 (5.63%) Middleware
15 16 (5.63%) 3G
15 16 (5.63%) Retail
15 16 (5.63%) Marketing
15 16 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (5.63%) Data Migration
16 15 (5.28%) HP
16 15 (5.28%) SAP CRM
16 15 (5.28%) Relational Database

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (1.41%) IIS
1 4 (1.41%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.06%) Lync
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.58%) MS Project
3 9 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (2.82%) MS Office
5 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) SAP CRM
2 14 (4.93%) CSG Singleview
3 11 (3.87%) SAP IS-U
4 6 (2.11%) Oracle BRM
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.41%) JDE OneWorld
5 4 (1.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.41%) SaaS
1 4 (1.41%) PaaS
1 4 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.04%) Internet
2 19 (6.69%) Broadband
3 16 (5.63%) 3G
4 10 (3.52%) LTE
5 8 (2.82%) 4G
5 8 (2.82%) MVNO
6 6 (2.11%) Firewall
6 6 (2.11%) LAN
6 6 (2.11%) WAN
7 5 (1.76%) SAN
7 5 (1.76%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.06%) INAP
8 3 (1.06%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.06%) VoIP
8 3 (1.06%) SMS
8 3 (1.06%) FTP
8 3 (1.06%) GPRS
8 3 (1.06%) GSM
8 3 (1.06%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.28%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.87%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.11%) MS Access
5 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (1.76%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.17%) TestDirector
2 4 (1.41%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Selenium
4 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.35%) LSMW
4 1 (0.35%) WinRunner
General
1 124 (43.66%) Telecoms
2 65 (22.89%) Finance
3 16 (5.63%) Retail
3 16 (5.63%) Marketing
4 12 (4.23%) General Ledger
5 8 (2.82%) Legal
6 6 (2.11%) Back Office
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.35%) French Language
8 1 (0.35%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (23.24%) Analyst
2 53 (18.66%) Architect
3 38 (13.38%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (10.56%) Project Manager
4 30 (10.56%) Business Analyst
5 22 (7.75%) Tester
6 16 (5.63%) Test Analyst
7 15 (5.28%) Systems Tester
7 15 (5.28%) Designer
8 13 (4.58%) BSS Architect
9 12 (4.23%) Consultant
10 11 (3.87%) Senior Architect
10 11 (3.87%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.52%) Delivery Manager
12 9 (3.17%) Telecoms Project Manager
13 8 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
13 8 (2.82%) Developer
14 7 (2.46%) Solutions Designer
14 7 (2.46%) Administrator
14 7 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.63%) Middleware
2 7 (2.46%) SOAP
2 7 (2.46%) SAP Basis
2 7 (2.46%) REST
3 6 (2.11%) SAP PI
3 6 (2.11%) .NET
3 6 (2.11%) MSMQ
3 6 (2.11%) JMS
4 1 (0.35%) VML
4 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.35%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) ODBC
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) Spring
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (0.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (3.17%) Smart Meter
3 5 (1.76%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.06%) IVR
4 3 (1.06%) CMDB
5 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.70%) STB
6 1 (0.35%) e-Health
6 1 (0.35%) IPTV
6 1 (0.35%) Handset
6 1 (0.35%) NHS
6 1 (0.35%) W3C
6 1 (0.35%) Social Media
6 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.35%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.35%) FMCG
6 1 (0.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.23%) UNIX
2 6 (2.11%) Windows
3 1 (0.35%) HPUX
3 1 (0.35%) Solaris
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.93%) CRM
2 41 (14.44%) Project Management
3 27 (9.51%) Migration
4 24 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (6.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (5.99%) Use Case
6 17 (5.99%) System Testing
6 17 (5.99%) SOA
7 16 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (5.63%) Data Migration
8 14 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.58%) ITIL
10 12 (4.23%) Service Management
11 11 (3.87%) Business Analysis
11 11 (3.87%) Data Analysis
12 10 (3.52%) Validation
12 10 (3.52%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.82%) Time Management
13 8 (2.82%) Asset Management
13 8 (2.82%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.14%) SQL
2 28 (9.86%) PL/SQL
3 8 (2.82%) Java
4 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.70%) Perl
6 1 (0.35%) PHP
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) C
6 1 (0.35%) ABAP
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
6 1 (0.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 28 (9.86%) Degree
2 19 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.82%) ISEB
5 4 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) CCNA
6 2 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CIMA
7 1 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.46%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) JSP 440
3 3 (1.06%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) GAAP
System Software
1 5 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (20.77%) Oracle
2 46 (16.20%) SAP
3 20 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 15 (5.28%) HP
5 14 (4.93%) Cisco
6 9 (3.17%) Siebel
7 7 (2.46%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.76%) NetApp
8 5 (1.76%) VMware
8 5 (1.76%) Amdocs
9 4 (1.41%) Google
9 4 (1.41%) Remedy
9 4 (1.41%) EMC
10 3 (1.06%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.06%) Juniper
11 2 (0.70%) JDA
11 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.70%) Avaya
11 2 (0.70%) Primavera
11 2 (0.70%) SGI
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