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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 150 137 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -18
Contract jobs citing Billing 101 107 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 1.19% 1.41%
As % of the General category 3.23% 3.38% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 39
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£389 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.61% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £166 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £503 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.68 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.09 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-11.28% +13.63%
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
3125 3168 2828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.81% 35.28% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1666 1317
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 131 167
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.92 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +4 62 £400 +23.07% 2
Surrey -4 17 £320 +8.47% 7
Hampshire -4 10 £400 +18.95%
West Sussex -18 4 £625 +13.63% 1
East Sussex -14 2 £660 +97.75%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 2
Middlesex +3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £850 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £410 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 95 (46.12%) Telecoms
2 56 (27.18%) CRM
3 43 (20.87%) Finance
4 39 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (17.96%) Oracle
6 32 (15.53%) Migration
7 29 (14.08%) Project Management
8 28 (13.59%) PRINCE2
9 24 (11.65%) ITIL
10 23 (11.17%) SAP
10 23 (11.17%) SQL
11 20 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (7.28%) UNIX
14 14 (6.80%) Business Analysis
15 13 (6.31%) Retail
15 13 (6.31%) 3G
16 12 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (5.83%) MVNO
16 12 (5.83%) Smart Meter
16 12 (5.83%) Siebel
16 12 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
17 11 (5.34%) Use Case
18 10 (4.85%) SIGTRAN
18 10 (4.85%) QA
18 10 (4.85%) Oracle BRM
18 10 (4.85%) Test Scripting
18 10 (4.85%) Functional Testing
18 10 (4.85%) TOGAF
18 10 (4.85%) Change Management

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.49%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.40%) MS Project
3 5 (2.43%) MS Office
4 4 (1.94%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (4.85%) Oracle BRM
2 9 (4.37%) SAP CRM
3 3 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.46%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Utilities
4 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.49%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) IaaS
1 5 (2.43%) PaaS
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.97%) SaaS
3 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) 3G
2 12 (5.83%) MVNO
3 10 (4.85%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (4.85%) SS7
4 9 (4.37%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.37%) 4G
5 8 (3.88%) Unified Communications
5 8 (3.88%) GSM
5 8 (3.88%) Broadband
6 7 (3.40%) 2G
7 6 (2.91%) Network Security
7 6 (2.91%) LAN
7 6 (2.91%) WAN
7 6 (2.91%) Firewall
7 6 (2.91%) DNS
8 5 (2.43%) Wireless
8 5 (2.43%) VPN
9 4 (1.94%) DHCP
9 4 (1.94%) MPLS
9 4 (1.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.43%) SAP BI
1 5 (2.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (0.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.49%) QlikView
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (2.91%) JIRA
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (0.97%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.49%) TestPartner
General
1 95 (46.12%) Telecoms
2 43 (20.87%) Finance
3 13 (6.31%) Retail
4 8 (3.88%) Legal
5 6 (2.91%) Back Office
6 5 (2.43%) Banking
7 4 (1.94%) Marketing
8 3 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.97%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.49%) Games
10 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (21.84%) Analyst
2 40 (19.42%) Architect
3 28 (13.59%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.22%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.80%) Consultant
5 14 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.31%) Designer
7 12 (5.83%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.85%) Test Manager
9 9 (4.37%) Tester
10 7 (3.40%) Coordinator
11 6 (2.91%) Solutions Designer
11 6 (2.91%) Programme Manager
11 6 (2.91%) Project Coordinator
11 6 (2.91%) Technical Manager
12 5 (2.43%) Delivery Manager
13 4 (1.94%) Business Architect
13 4 (1.94%) Infrastructure Architect
13 4 (1.94%) Test Engineer
13 4 (1.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.46%) J2EE
1 3 (1.46%) Web Services
2 2 (0.97%) boto
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) Flash
3 1 (0.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.83%) Smart Meter
2 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.91%) PMI
4 5 (2.43%) Frameworx
5 4 (1.94%) Machine to Machine
5 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.46%) CMDB
6 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.46%) GIS
7 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.97%) Replication
7 2 (0.97%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.97%) BYOD
7 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.28%) UNIX
2 4 (1.94%) Windows
2 4 (1.94%) Linux
3 3 (1.46%) Solaris
4 2 (0.97%) VMS
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.18%) CRM
2 39 (18.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (15.53%) Migration
4 29 (14.08%) Project Management
5 28 (13.59%) PRINCE2
6 24 (11.65%) ITIL
7 20 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (6.80%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.83%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (5.34%) Use Case
12 10 (4.85%) TOGAF
12 10 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.85%) Change Management
12 10 (4.85%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.85%) Functional Testing
13 9 (4.37%) Test Management
13 9 (4.37%) eTOM
13 9 (4.37%) Release Management
14 8 (3.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.17%) SQL
2 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.43%) C
4 4 (1.94%) Java
5 3 (1.46%) C++
6 2 (0.97%) Python
6 2 (0.97%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.40%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.40%) ISEB
2 7 (3.40%) Degree
3 6 (2.91%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.46%) CCNP
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.97%) CCSA
6 2 (0.97%) CCSE
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.97%) CISSP
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCITP
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.49%) CCNA
7 1 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) ProxySG
1 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.97%) XenServer
1 2 (0.97%) vSphere
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.46%) Puppet
2 3 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.97%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.97%) Ansible
4 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.49%) Netcool
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Oracle
2 23 (11.17%) SAP
3 12 (5.83%) Siebel
4 10 (4.85%) HP
5 8 (3.88%) Cisco
6 5 (2.43%) Remedy
7 4 (1.94%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.97%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (0.97%) Pega
8 2 (0.97%) F5
8 2 (0.97%) Verint
8 2 (0.97%) Amdocs
8 2 (0.97%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.49%) Capita
9 1 (0.49%) Google
9 1 (0.49%) Infovista
9 1 (0.49%) ESRI
9 1 (0.49%) Cramer
9 1 (0.49%) VMware
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