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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 133 173 136
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -37
Contract jobs citing Billing 120 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.40% 0.95% 1.26%
As % of the General category 3.94% 2.80% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 47
Average daily rate £413 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £415
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.24 - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -69.85%
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
3046 3245 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 35.58% 34.01% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1699 1547
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 87 147
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 78 £463 +8.82% 6
Hampshire +16 21 £500 +129.88%
Surrey -10 7 £226 -39.66% 1
Oxfordshire +9 5 £250 -61.53% 1
West Sussex - 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +15 2 £350 -33.33% 4
East Sussex +10 2 £325 -59.37%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 86 (39.63%) Telecoms
2 55 (25.35%) Finance
3 53 (24.42%) CRM
4 48 (22.12%) SAP
5 38 (17.51%) ITIL
6 30 (13.82%) Oracle
7 26 (11.98%) Project Management
7 26 (11.98%) SLA
7 26 (11.98%) Service Management
8 24 (11.06%) Incident Management
9 21 (9.68%) MVNO
9 21 (9.68%) Migration
10 18 (8.29%) Front Office
10 18 (8.29%) Ticket Management
11 16 (7.37%) Degree
11 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
12 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
13 12 (5.53%) Data Centre
13 12 (5.53%) Over-the-Top Content
13 12 (5.53%) DTV
13 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (5.07%) Firewall
14 11 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.07%) SQL
14 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (5.07%) Functional Testing
15 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (4.61%) SC Cleared
15 10 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
15 10 (4.61%) Integration Testing

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.30%) Apache
2 5 (2.30%) IIS
3 4 (1.84%) CICS
4 3 (1.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.46%) Node.js
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Project
3 2 (0.92%) MS Office
3 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) SPSS
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) SAP IS-U
2 6 (2.76%) SAP BRIM
3 4 (1.84%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.38%) Changepoint
4 3 (1.38%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (1.38%) SAP Convergent Charging
4 3 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.92%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.92%) SAP PS
5 2 (0.92%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.69%) IaaS
2 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.76%) PaaS
4 4 (1.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (9.68%) MVNO
2 11 (5.07%) Firewall
3 10 (4.61%) 3G
4 8 (3.69%) Internet
4 8 (3.69%) VPN
5 7 (3.23%) DHCP
5 7 (3.23%) DNS
6 5 (2.30%) MPLS
6 5 (2.30%) WAN
6 5 (2.30%) Wireless
7 4 (1.84%) 4G
7 4 (1.84%) Broadband
7 4 (1.84%) RTP
7 4 (1.84%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.84%) VLAN
7 4 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.38%) ISDN
8 3 (1.38%) MRTG
8 3 (1.38%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.38%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.23%) Oracle Database
1 7 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.84%) DB2
3 4 (1.84%) MySQL
3 4 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.92%) MS Access
6 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Subversion
2 4 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.46%) Ant
4 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 86 (39.63%) Telecoms
2 55 (25.35%) Finance
3 18 (8.29%) Front Office
4 8 (3.69%) Legal
5 6 (2.76%) Marketing
6 3 (1.38%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Electronics
7 2 (0.92%) Games
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (23.50%) Architect
2 27 (12.44%) BSS Architect
3 25 (11.52%) Consultant
4 24 (11.06%) Solutions Architect
5 21 (9.68%) Analyst
6 19 (8.76%) Incident Manager
7 16 (7.37%) Project Manager
7 16 (7.37%) SAP Consultant
8 15 (6.91%) BSS Solutions Architect
9 14 (6.45%) OSS Architect
10 11 (5.07%) Designer
10 11 (5.07%) ICT Manager
10 11 (5.07%) Lead Architect
10 11 (5.07%) Solutions Designer
11 10 (4.61%) Administrator
11 10 (4.61%) Developer
11 10 (4.61%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.69%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.69%) IT Manager
12 8 (3.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) XML
2 5 (2.30%) HTML
2 5 (2.30%) REST
3 4 (1.84%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.84%) CSS
3 4 (1.84%) EDI
3 4 (1.84%) LAMP
3 4 (1.84%) SAP Smart Forms
3 4 (1.84%) Symfony
3 4 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.38%) .NET
4 3 (1.38%) Web Services
5 2 (0.92%) COM
5 2 (0.92%) ICEfaces
5 2 (0.92%) JSF
5 2 (0.92%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (0.46%) boto
6 1 (0.46%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) Data Centre
1 12 (5.53%) DTV
1 12 (5.53%) Over-the-Top Content
2 11 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.76%) Smart Meter
6 5 (2.30%) CMDB
6 5 (2.30%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.84%) Frameworx
7 4 (1.84%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.38%) Handset
8 3 (1.38%) PMI
9 2 (0.92%) PKI
9 2 (0.92%) User Experience
10 1 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.15%) Windows
2 7 (3.23%) Linux
2 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.84%) AIX
5 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.92%) Unix
6 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) Solaris
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.42%) CRM
2 38 (17.51%) ITIL
3 26 (11.98%) Project Management
3 26 (11.98%) Service Management
4 24 (11.06%) Incident Management
5 21 (9.68%) Migration
6 18 (8.29%) Ticket Management
7 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (5.07%) Functional Testing
9 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
9 10 (4.61%) Integration Testing
9 10 (4.61%) Quote-to-Cash
9 10 (4.61%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (4.15%) eTOM
10 9 (4.15%) OO
10 9 (4.15%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.15%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (3.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.07%) SQL
2 9 (4.15%) ABAP
3 6 (2.76%) PL/SQL
4 5 (2.30%) Java
5 4 (1.84%) COBOL
5 4 (1.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.84%) PHP
6 2 (0.92%) C
6 2 (0.92%) R
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.37%) Degree
2 15 (6.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.84%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.38%) MCP
5 3 (1.38%) PMP
6 2 (0.92%) ACCA
6 2 (0.92%) APMP
6 2 (0.92%) ISEB
6 2 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.92%) MCSA
6 2 (0.92%) MCSE
6 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCVP
7 1 (0.46%) CIMA
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.46%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.23%) QA
3 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.92%) FATCA
5 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.30%) KVM
3 5 (2.30%) XenServer
4 2 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 5 (2.30%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.92%) SCCM
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (22.12%) SAP
2 30 (13.82%) Oracle
3 16 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.69%) Huawei
5 7 (3.23%) Citrix
5 7 (3.23%) IBM
6 6 (2.76%) Ericsson
6 6 (2.76%) VMware
7 5 (2.30%) Cisco
7 5 (2.30%) HP
8 4 (1.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 4 (1.84%) Amdocs
8 4 (1.84%) BMC
8 4 (1.84%) BT
8 4 (1.84%) Cognos
8 4 (1.84%) Nokia
8 4 (1.84%) Remedy
8 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.84%) Siebel
8 4 (1.84%) Siemens
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