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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 158 118 103
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -15
Contract jobs citing Billing 99 139 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 1.55% 1.74%
As % of the General category 3.13% 4.42% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 47
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£389 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -41.37%
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
3168 3146 2958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.60% 35.11% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1740 1678 1413
Average daily rate £400 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 113 150
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £23.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -13.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
- -3.05%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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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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 -20 56 £375 +7.14% 8
Surrey -10 15 £343 +18.10% 5
Hampshire -7 7 £475 +58.33% 7
East Sussex -8 5 £620 +55.00%
Oxfordshire -16 5 £325 - 3
West Sussex -9 4 £625 +13.63% 3
Middlesex +4 2 - -
Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £850 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 92 (42.40%) Telecoms
2 56 (25.81%) CRM
3 43 (19.82%) Finance
4 38 (17.51%) Oracle
5 35 (16.13%) Migration
6 34 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (13.82%) Project Management
8 27 (12.44%) SAP
8 27 (12.44%) PRINCE2
9 26 (11.98%) SQL
10 23 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (10.14%) ITIL
12 20 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (6.91%) UNIX
14 14 (6.45%) 3G
14 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
16 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
17 11 (5.07%) Smart Meter
17 11 (5.07%) Functional Testing
17 11 (5.07%) HP
17 11 (5.07%) SAP CRM
18 10 (4.61%) Service Management
18 10 (4.61%) Change Management
18 10 (4.61%) Retail
18 10 (4.61%) SS7
18 10 (4.61%) Siebel
18 10 (4.61%) Test Scripting
18 10 (4.61%) SIGTRAN

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (2.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.84%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.92%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (3.23%) MS Project
2 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.46%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (5.07%) SAP CRM
2 8 (3.69%) Oracle BRM
3 5 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (2.30%) SAP IS-U
4 3 (1.38%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.92%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.92%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.46%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.46%) SAP FI-CA
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) PaaS
1 4 (1.84%) IaaS
2 3 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.45%) 3G
2 10 (4.61%) SS7
2 10 (4.61%) SIGTRAN
2 10 (4.61%) MVNO
3 9 (4.15%) Unified Communications
3 9 (4.15%) 4G
3 9 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.69%) GSM
5 7 (3.23%) Broadband
5 7 (3.23%) 2G
6 6 (2.76%) Network Security
6 6 (2.76%) LAN
6 6 (2.76%) WAN
6 6 (2.76%) Firewall
6 6 (2.76%) DNS
7 5 (2.30%) MPLS
7 5 (2.30%) VoIP
7 5 (2.30%) VPN
7 5 (2.30%) Wireless
8 4 (1.84%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.23%) SAP BI
2 6 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.84%) MS Access
5 3 (1.38%) QlikView
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.76%) JIRA
2 3 (1.38%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.92%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.46%) TestPartner
General
1 92 (42.40%) Telecoms
2 43 (19.82%) Finance
3 10 (4.61%) Retail
4 7 (3.23%) Legal
5 6 (2.76%) Back Office
6 5 (2.30%) Banking
6 5 (2.30%) Marketing
7 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.92%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.46%) German Language
9 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 49 (22.58%) Analyst
2 38 (17.51%) Architect
3 29 (13.36%) Business Analyst
4 22 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 16 (7.37%) Designer
6 14 (6.45%) Consultant
7 13 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (5.53%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.61%) Test Manager
10 9 (4.15%) Tester
11 7 (3.23%) Solutions Designer
12 6 (2.76%) Technical Manager
12 6 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
13 5 (2.30%) Coordinator
13 5 (2.30%) Programme Manager
13 5 (2.30%) Billing Analyst
14 4 (1.84%) Test Leader
14 4 (1.84%) OSS Architect
14 4 (1.84%) Cloud Architect
14 4 (1.84%) BSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.84%) Web Services
2 3 (1.38%) J2EE
3 2 (0.92%) Middleware
3 2 (0.92%) WebCenter
3 2 (0.92%) boto
4 1 (0.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.46%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.07%) Smart Meter
2 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.23%) PMI
4 5 (2.30%) Frameworx
5 4 (1.84%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.84%) User Experience
5 4 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.38%) Machine to Machine
6 3 (1.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.38%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (1.38%) CMDB
6 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.38%) Statistics
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
7 2 (0.92%) GIS
7 2 (0.92%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.46%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.91%) UNIX
2 5 (2.30%) Linux
3 4 (1.84%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Solaris
5 2 (0.92%) VMS
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.81%) CRM
2 35 (16.13%) Migration
3 34 (15.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (13.82%) Project Management
5 27 (12.44%) PRINCE2
6 23 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (10.14%) ITIL
8 20 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
11 12 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.07%) Functional Testing
13 10 (4.61%) Test Scripting
13 10 (4.61%) Service Management
13 10 (4.61%) Change Management
14 9 (4.15%) eTOM
14 9 (4.15%) Test Management
14 9 (4.15%) Use Case
14 9 (4.15%) Release Management
15 8 (3.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.98%) SQL
2 8 (3.69%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.30%) C
4 4 (1.84%) Java
5 3 (1.38%) C++
6 2 (0.92%) Python
6 2 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.46%) ABAP
7 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (3.23%) PMI Certification
1 7 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.76%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.76%) ISEB
3 5 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.84%) Degree
5 3 (1.38%) CCNP
5 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.92%) CISSP
6 2 (0.92%) CCSA
6 2 (0.92%) CCSE
6 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.46%) MCITP
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.46%) CCNA
7 1 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) QA
2 7 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) ProxySG
1 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.92%) XenServer
1 2 (0.92%) vSphere
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.53%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) Puppet
2 3 (1.38%) Netcool
2 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.92%) Ansible
4 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
4 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 38 (17.51%) Oracle
2 27 (12.44%) SAP
3 11 (5.07%) HP
4 10 (4.61%) Siebel
5 8 (3.69%) Cisco
6 7 (3.23%) Remedy
7 4 (1.84%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.84%) Pega
8 3 (1.38%) Infovista
8 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.92%) Adobe
9 2 (0.92%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.92%) BMC
9 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.92%) F5
9 2 (0.92%) Verint
9 2 (0.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
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