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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 160 121 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +31
Contract jobs citing Billing 111 133 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.10% 1.37% 1.00%
As % of the General category 3.23% 3.86% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 80 36
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£400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £220 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.68 £71.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +5.29%
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
3437 3445 3202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.16% 35.38% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1788 1485
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 130 188
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.40% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 0 72 £400 +6.66% 8
Surrey +2 17 £350 -7.89% 2
Hampshire -11 14 £355 +3.27% 6
Middlesex +6 3 - - 2
West Sussex -23 2 £625 +89.39%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £525 - 2
Oxfordshire -15 1 £650 -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 108 (53.73%) Telecoms
2 64 (31.84%) CRM
3 39 (19.40%) Finance
3 39 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (16.92%) Project Management
5 33 (16.42%) Oracle
6 26 (12.94%) ITIL
7 23 (11.44%) Migration
7 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (10.95%) PRINCE2
9 21 (10.45%) SQL
10 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (8.46%) 3G
13 15 (7.46%) SAP
14 14 (6.97%) Change Management
14 14 (6.97%) Degree
14 14 (6.97%) MVNO
15 13 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (6.47%) Use Case
15 13 (6.47%) Siebel
15 13 (6.47%) Broadband
16 12 (5.97%) Release Management
16 12 (5.97%) Smart Meter
17 11 (5.47%) Oracle BRM
17 11 (5.47%) Test Management
17 11 (5.47%) Test Scripting
17 11 (5.47%) eTOM
17 11 (5.47%) HP
18 10 (4.98%) Legal

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.00%) SAS
2 2 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (4.48%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.99%) MS Project
2 4 (1.99%) MS Office
2 4 (1.99%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.47%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.99%) SAP CRM
3 2 (1.00%) Exstream
3 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.00%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.00%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.50%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) 3G
2 14 (6.97%) MVNO
3 13 (6.47%) Broadband
4 10 (4.98%) SS7
4 10 (4.98%) SIGTRAN
5 8 (3.98%) Internet
5 8 (3.98%) GSM
5 8 (3.98%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.98%) 4G
6 7 (3.48%) Unified Communications
6 7 (3.48%) 2G
7 5 (2.49%) Wireless
8 3 (1.49%) VoIP
9 2 (1.00%) IPv4
9 2 (1.00%) IPv6
9 2 (1.00%) Megaco
9 2 (1.00%) MGCP
9 2 (1.00%) RTP
9 2 (1.00%) Cisco ICM
9 2 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.50%) QlikView
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.50%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 108 (53.73%) Telecoms
2 39 (19.40%) Finance
3 10 (4.98%) Legal
3 10 (4.98%) Retail
4 8 (3.98%) Marketing
5 4 (1.99%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.49%) Banking
7 2 (1.00%) German Language
7 2 (1.00%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (20.90%) Architect
2 37 (18.41%) Analyst
3 21 (10.45%) Solutions Architect
4 20 (9.95%) Business Analyst
5 17 (8.46%) Designer
6 15 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.47%) Consultant
8 10 (4.98%) Test Manager
9 8 (3.98%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.98%) Tester
10 7 (3.48%) Coordinator
10 7 (3.48%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (3.48%) Release Manager
10 7 (3.48%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (2.99%) Business Architect
11 6 (2.99%) Project Coordinator
11 6 (2.99%) Billing Analyst
11 6 (2.99%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.99%) BSS Architect
12 5 (2.49%) OSS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.50%) Flash
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.97%) Smart Meter
3 8 (3.98%) PMI
4 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.49%) Frameworx
6 4 (1.99%) Machine to Machine
7 3 (1.49%) CMDB
7 3 (1.49%) GIS
8 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) BYOD
9 1 (0.50%) User Experience
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) DTV
9 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
9 1 (0.50%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.48%) UNIX
2 2 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (31.84%) CRM
2 39 (19.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (16.92%) Project Management
4 26 (12.94%) ITIL
5 23 (11.44%) Migration
5 23 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (10.95%) PRINCE2
7 18 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (6.97%) Change Management
9 13 (6.47%) Use Case
10 12 (5.97%) Release Management
11 11 (5.47%) Test Management
11 11 (5.47%) Test Scripting
11 11 (5.47%) eTOM
12 10 (4.98%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.98%) Functional Testing
13 9 (4.48%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.48%) ERP
13 9 (4.48%) Service Management
14 7 (3.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.45%) SQL
2 5 (2.49%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (6.97%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.98%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.49%) ISEB
6 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCSA
7 1 (0.50%) CCSE
7 1 (0.50%) CCNP
7 1 (0.50%) CISSP
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (6.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 33 (16.42%) Oracle
2 15 (7.46%) SAP
3 13 (6.47%) Siebel
4 11 (5.47%) HP
5 7 (3.48%) Remedy
6 6 (2.99%) Cisco
7 5 (2.49%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.49%) StreamServe
8 3 (1.49%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.00%) Pega
9 2 (1.00%) Verint
9 2 (1.00%) IBM
9 2 (1.00%) Infovista
10 1 (0.50%) ESRI
10 1 (0.50%) Cramer
10 1 (0.50%) Intel
10 1 (0.50%) BMC
10 1 (0.50%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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