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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 200 194 107
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -87
Contract jobs citing Billing 57 78 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.65% 0.82% 1.75%
As % of the General category 2.05% 2.31% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 78
Median daily rate £445 £369 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +14.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.24 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +20.00%
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
2787 3379 3261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.59% 35.39% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1916 1738
Median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 102 108
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -18 29 £460 +26.89% 4
Hampshire +5 16 £448 +27.85% 1
Surrey -12 4 £519 +57.19% 5
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 2
East Sussex +2 1 £300 -51.61%
Kent - 1 £450 - 3
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (40.15%) Telecoms
2 41 (31.06%) CRM
3 26 (19.70%) Finance
4 17 (12.88%) Project Management
5 16 (12.12%) ITIL
6 15 (11.36%) Migration
7 14 (10.61%) SAP
7 14 (10.61%) Cisco
8 13 (9.85%) Service Management
8 13 (9.85%) Firewall
8 13 (9.85%) TOGAF
9 12 (9.09%) Oracle
10 11 (8.33%) SOA
10 11 (8.33%) EMC
10 11 (8.33%) 3G
10 11 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (7.58%) VMware
11 10 (7.58%) Broadband
11 10 (7.58%) SLA
12 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
12 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.82%) Unix
12 9 (6.82%) Front Office
12 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (6.82%) Retail
12 9 (6.82%) Ticket Management
13 8 (6.06%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.06%) Analytics

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 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) Apache
2 2 (1.52%) CMS
2 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (2.27%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.52%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (1.52%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.76%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.76%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.76%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) IaaS
2 4 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) 3G
3 10 (7.58%) Broadband
4 7 (5.30%) DNS
4 7 (5.30%) LDAP
5 6 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.79%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (3.79%) FWSM
6 5 (3.79%) Network Security
6 5 (3.79%) VoIP
6 5 (3.79%) VPN
7 3 (2.27%) BGP
7 3 (2.27%) Internet
7 3 (2.27%) LAN
7 3 (2.27%) MPLS
7 3 (2.27%) OSPF
7 3 (2.27%) PSTN
7 3 (2.27%) RTP
7 3 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.55%) Big Data
2 4 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.76%) GIS
3 1 (0.76%) MS Access
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Ant
1 2 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.52%) JIRA
1 2 (1.52%) Maven
1 2 (1.52%) Ranorex
1 2 (1.52%) Selenium
1 2 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 53 (40.15%) Telecoms
2 26 (19.70%) Finance
3 9 (6.82%) Front Office
3 9 (6.82%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Legal
5 3 (2.27%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.52%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.18%) Architect
2 20 (15.15%) Project Manager
3 18 (13.64%) Analyst
4 16 (12.12%) Designer
5 15 (11.36%) Solutions Designer
6 12 (9.09%) Consultant
7 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.58%) Incident Manager
9 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (6.06%) Tester
10 7 (5.30%) SAP ISU Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) Telecoms Designer
11 5 (3.79%) Billing Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) ICT Manager
11 5 (3.79%) IP Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) IP Security Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Telecoms Manager
12 4 (3.03%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Web Services
2 4 (3.03%) REST
3 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.52%) boto
4 2 (1.52%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) COM
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.27%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.27%) VCE vBlock
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.52%) CMDB
6 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) NHS
6 2 (1.52%) PMI
6 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) Economics
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Unix
2 6 (4.55%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Windows
4 3 (2.27%) Solaris
4 3 (2.27%) VMS
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.06%) CRM
2 17 (12.88%) Project Management
3 16 (12.12%) ITIL
4 15 (11.36%) Migration
5 13 (9.85%) Service Management
5 13 (9.85%) TOGAF
6 11 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 11 (8.33%) SOA
7 9 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.82%) Ticket Management
8 8 (6.06%) Analytics
8 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.06%) ETL
8 8 (6.06%) Functional Testing
9 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.55%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.55%) Data Management
10 6 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) ABAP
2 3 (2.27%) SQL
3 2 (1.52%) Java
3 2 (1.52%) Python
3 2 (1.52%) Ruby
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.30%) CCNP
2 7 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.55%) Degree
3 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) CCSA
4 5 (3.79%) CCSE
4 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.27%) CISSP
5 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.52%) ISEB
7 1 (0.76%) APMP
7 1 (0.76%) CISM
7 1 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.76%) CRISC
7 1 (0.76%) HND
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 3 (2.27%) QA
3 2 (1.52%) FATCA
4 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (3.79%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.27%) NFS
4 3 (2.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.27%) vSphere
5 2 (1.52%) KVM
5 2 (1.52%) XenServer
6 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.52%) Ansible
2 2 (1.52%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.52%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.76%) Nessus
3 1 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 14 (10.61%) Cisco
1 14 (10.61%) SAP
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle
3 11 (8.33%) EMC
4 10 (7.58%) VMware
5 9 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (5.30%) Siebel
8 5 (3.79%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.79%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.79%) Ericsson
8 5 (3.79%) F5
9 4 (3.03%) Juniper
9 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.27%) CA
10 3 (2.27%) Citrix
10 3 (2.27%) Isilon
10 3 (2.27%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.52%) Guidewire
11 2 (1.52%) HP
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