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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Billing
England / South East
Rank 180 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +12
Contract jobs citing Billing 63 113 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.30% 1.04%
As % of the General category 2.47% 3.74% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 52 57
Median daily rate £443 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £189 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £10.24 £10.25
% change year-on-year
+192.96% -0.09%

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
2546 3018 3352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.57% 34.64% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1651 1760
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 134 84
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +53.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -28 32 £450 - 7
Hampshire -1 18 £413 -31.25%
Surrey +6 4 £410 +310.00% 1
Oxfordshire -4 3 £463 +85.00%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 £425 +21.42% 1
West Sussex -10 2 £500 -
Kent - 1 £500 - 2
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 50 (35.21%) Telecoms
2 37 (26.06%) CRM
3 22 (15.49%) Service Management
3 22 (15.49%) ITIL
3 22 (15.49%) Degree
4 19 (13.38%) Project Management
5 18 (12.68%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (12.68%) Finance
6 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
7 16 (11.27%) SLA
8 14 (9.86%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.86%) Incident Management
9 13 (9.15%) Matrix Organization
10 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (8.45%) Trend Analysis
10 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (8.45%) SAP
11 11 (7.75%) Supplier Management
11 11 (7.75%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
12 10 (7.04%) Retail
12 10 (7.04%) IBM
12 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
13 9 (6.34%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (6.34%) Oracle
13 9 (6.34%) NetCracker
13 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
14 8 (5.63%) Amdocs OSS
14 8 (5.63%) UML
14 8 (5.63%) Cisco

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 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
1 9 (6.34%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) CICS
3 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Maximo
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle BRM
3 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.70%) Primavera
5 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP FI-CA
5 1 (0.70%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.70%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) CloudSense
1 6 (4.23%) IBM Cloud
1 6 (4.23%) SoftLayer
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) IaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Firewall
2 5 (3.52%) Broadband
3 4 (2.82%) MVNO
3 4 (2.82%) SNMP
3 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.11%) BGP
4 3 (2.11%) DNS
4 3 (2.11%) HTTP
4 3 (2.11%) ICMP
4 3 (2.11%) MPLS
4 3 (2.11%) OSPF
4 3 (2.11%) VPN
5 2 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.41%) FTP
5 2 (1.41%) IGMP
5 2 (1.41%) Internet
5 2 (1.41%) Intranet
5 2 (1.41%) Telnet
5 2 (1.41%) VLAN
6 1 (0.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.70%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.70%) DB2
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
General
1 50 (35.21%) Telecoms
2 18 (12.68%) Finance
3 10 (7.04%) Retail
4 7 (4.93%) Legal
5 3 (2.11%) Front Office
5 3 (2.11%) Marketing
6 2 (1.41%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Electronics
6 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (19.72%) Architect
2 24 (16.90%) Analyst
2 24 (16.90%) Designer
3 22 (15.49%) Solutions Architect
4 19 (13.38%) Project Manager
4 19 (13.38%) Solutions Designer
5 16 (11.27%) BSS Architect
6 15 (10.56%) BSS Solutions Architect
7 13 (9.15%) OSS Architect
8 12 (8.45%) Incident Manager
8 12 (8.45%) OSS Solutions Architect
9 10 (7.04%) Business Analyst
9 10 (7.04%) Consultant
10 9 (6.34%) Billing Support
10 9 (6.34%) OSS Solutions Designer
11 8 (5.63%) IT Manager
12 7 (4.93%) Process Analyst
12 7 (4.93%) Telecoms Analyst
13 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Manager
13 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) Middleware
1 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) BAPI
2 1 (0.70%) JMS
2 1 (0.70%) OAuth
2 1 (0.70%) REST
2 1 (0.70%) SAML
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ALE
2 1 (0.70%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.11%) IPTV
4 3 (2.11%) PMI
4 3 (2.11%) RIA
5 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.41%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (1.41%) SCADA
5 2 (1.41%) STB
5 2 (1.41%) User Experience
5 2 (1.41%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.70%) IVR
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.11%) Linux
1 3 (2.11%) Unix
2 2 (1.41%) Android
2 2 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.06%) CRM
2 22 (15.49%) ITIL
2 22 (15.49%) Service Management
3 19 (13.38%) Project Management
4 17 (11.97%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 14 (9.86%) PRINCE2
6 13 (9.15%) Matrix Organization
7 12 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.45%) Trend Analysis
8 11 (7.75%) Risk Analysis
8 11 (7.75%) Supplier Management
9 8 (5.63%) Change Management
9 8 (5.63%) UML
10 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (4.93%) Migration
11 6 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.23%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.23%) Validation
11 6 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) ABAP
2 2 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.70%) C
3 1 (0.70%) COBOL
3 1 (0.70%) Java
3 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.70%) Python
3 1 (0.70%) SQL
3 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (15.49%) Degree
2 12 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.93%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.11%) PMP
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) CCIP
6 2 (1.41%) CCNP
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) CCNA
7 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.41%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Amdocs OSS
1 8 (5.63%) Tivoli
2 7 (4.93%) Netcool
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (12.68%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (8.45%) SAP
3 10 (7.04%) IBM
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.34%) NetCracker
4 9 (6.34%) Oracle
5 8 (5.63%) Cisco
5 8 (5.63%) Remedy
6 7 (4.93%) Cramer
7 6 (4.23%) Comptel
7 6 (4.23%) Huawei
8 5 (3.52%) Siebel
9 4 (2.82%) Amdocs
9 4 (2.82%) Ericsson
9 4 (2.82%) Juniper
10 3 (2.11%) VMware
11 2 (1.41%) CA
11 2 (1.41%) HP
11 2 (1.41%) Mapinfo
11 2 (1.41%) Sage