The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 120 135 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs citing Billing 28 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.94% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.83% 1.09% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 3
Average daily rate £450 £255 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £249 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £255 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.24 £10.25 £36.20
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -71.68%
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 West region.

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
988 1007 838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.01% 31.21% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 665 543
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 50 33
Average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the South West region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the South West region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 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
Bristol +13 15 £444 - 2
Wiltshire -2 7 £500 - 1
Somerset +3 4 £380 - 3
Gloucestershire - 2 £375 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 22 (42.31%) CRM
2 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) Java
4 8 (15.38%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
5 7 (13.46%) SLA
5 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
5 7 (13.46%) Adobe
5 7 (13.46%) Internet
5 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.46%) hybris
5 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
6 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Retail
7 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) Windows
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
7 5 (9.62%) SAP
7 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) IBM Notes

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (9.62%) IBM Domino
1 5 (9.62%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Acrobat
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP hybris
2 1 (1.92%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.92%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) IaaS
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) BGP
3 1 (1.92%) Broadband
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) IPsec
3 1 (1.92%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) MVNO
3 1 (1.92%) OSPF
3 1 (1.92%) SMS
3 1 (1.92%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
1 2 (3.85%) GIS
1 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 2 (3.85%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.85%) QGIS
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.92%) CorVu
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Deskside Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Deskside Support
5 4 (7.69%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Billing Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) PostGIS
2 2 (3.85%) SAP PI
2 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) JMS
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.92%) Frameworx
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
1 5 (9.62%) Windows 2000
1 5 (9.62%) Windows Vista
1 5 (9.62%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) CRM
2 10 (19.23%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
4 8 (15.38%) ETL
5 7 (13.46%) SOA
6 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.69%) EAI
9 3 (5.77%) B2C
10 2 (3.85%) Migration
10 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) ABAP
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe
1 7 (13.46%) hybris
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Apple
2 5 (9.62%) Citrix
2 5 (9.62%) Dell
2 5 (9.62%) Lotus
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
2 5 (9.62%) Symantec
3 3 (5.77%) ATG
3 3 (5.77%) Demandware
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.92%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) webMethods
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