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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 204 190 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -88
Contract jobs citing Billing 57 82 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.83% 1.68%
As % of the General category 2.16% 2.35% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 78
Median daily rate £350 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £21.16 £11.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.95% -90.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £11.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
+73.91% +4.54%
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
2636 3495 3164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.08% 35.41% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1543 1985 1697
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 117 108
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.13 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +32.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.23 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Hampshire 0 21 £300 -25.69% 3
Berkshire -1 21 £400 -15.78% 10
Surrey +8 6 £425 -15.00% 2
Middlesex -3 2 £388 +47.61% 1
West Sussex - 2 - - 2
East Sussex +1 1 £300 -40.00%
Oxfordshire -10 1 £273 -9.16%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 49 (40.50%) Telecoms
2 46 (38.02%) CRM
3 18 (14.88%) Finance
4 16 (13.22%) Cisco
5 15 (12.40%) ITIL
6 13 (10.74%) Firewall
7 12 (9.92%) Project Management
7 12 (9.92%) Oracle
7 12 (9.92%) Migration
7 12 (9.92%) TOGAF
8 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (8.26%) EMC
10 9 (7.44%) SLA
10 9 (7.44%) SAP
10 9 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (7.44%) 3G
10 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.61%) VMware
11 8 (6.61%) Unix
11 8 (6.61%) ERP
11 8 (6.61%) SOA
11 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
12 7 (5.79%) Analytics
12 7 (5.79%) ETL
12 7 (5.79%) Siebel
12 7 (5.79%) LDAP
12 7 (5.79%) 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 3 (2.48%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.65%) Apache
2 2 (1.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
1 4 (3.31%) SAP CRM
1 4 (3.31%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.83%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.83%) Maximo
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) HP Helion
3 3 (2.48%) IaaS
3 3 (2.48%) PaaS
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) Firewall
2 9 (7.44%) 3G
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) LDAP
4 5 (4.13%) Broadband
4 5 (4.13%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.13%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (4.13%) FWSM
4 5 (4.13%) LTE
4 5 (4.13%) Network Security
4 5 (4.13%) VoIP
4 5 (4.13%) VPN
5 4 (3.31%) LAN
6 3 (2.48%) 4G
6 3 (2.48%) MPLS
6 3 (2.48%) MVNO
6 3 (2.48%) OSPF
6 3 (2.48%) PSTN
6 3 (2.48%) SAN
6 3 (2.48%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) Big Data
2 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) GIS
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Ant
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
1 2 (1.65%) Maven
1 2 (1.65%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 49 (40.50%) Telecoms
2 18 (14.88%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Architect
2 20 (16.53%) Analyst
3 16 (13.22%) Designer
4 15 (12.40%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.57%) Solutions Designer
6 9 (7.44%) Tester
7 8 (6.61%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.61%) Consultant
8 7 (5.79%) Telecoms Designer
9 6 (4.96%) Incident Manager
10 5 (4.13%) BSS Architect
10 5 (4.13%) BSS Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.13%) IP Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) IP Security Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (4.13%) Security Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.13%) Telecoms Manager
10 5 (4.13%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) Web Services
2 4 (3.31%) REST
3 3 (2.48%) WSDL
4 2 (1.65%) boto
5 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.31%) NHS
4 4 (3.31%) Replication
4 4 (3.31%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.48%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.48%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) PMI
6 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.83%) Economics
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) IVR
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Unix
2 6 (4.96%) Linux
3 4 (3.31%) Windows
4 3 (2.48%) VMS
5 2 (1.65%) Solaris
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.02%) CRM
2 15 (12.40%) ITIL
3 12 (9.92%) Migration
3 12 (9.92%) Project Management
3 12 (9.92%) TOGAF
4 9 (7.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (6.61%) ERP
5 8 (6.61%) SOA
6 7 (5.79%) Analytics
6 7 (5.79%) Change Management
6 7 (5.79%) ETL
6 7 (5.79%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.96%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.96%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.96%) Logistics
7 6 (4.96%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (4.96%) Test Management
7 6 (4.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) SQL
2 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.48%) Python
4 2 (1.65%) Ruby
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) CCNP
2 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.13%) CCSA
3 5 (4.13%) CCSE
4 4 (3.31%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) CISSP
5 3 (2.48%) ISEB
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.65%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.83%) CAPM
7 1 (0.83%) CISM
7 1 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.83%) PMP
7 1 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.13%) ProxySG
2 5 (4.13%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.48%) NFS
3 3 (2.48%) VMware ESX
3 3 (2.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.48%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) Unicenter
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.83%) Nessus
4 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Cisco
2 12 (9.92%) Oracle
3 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.26%) EMC
5 9 (7.44%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (7.44%) SAP
6 8 (6.61%) VMware
7 7 (5.79%) Siebel
8 6 (4.96%) F5
9 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.13%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.31%) Ericsson
10 4 (3.31%) HP
10 4 (3.31%) Juniper
10 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.31%) Remedy
11 3 (2.48%) Isilon
12 2 (1.65%) Amdocs
12 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.65%) NetCracker
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