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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 125 122 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Billing 23 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.69% 0.24%
As % of the General category 2.55% 2.29% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 3
Median daily rate £433 £475 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +37.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £361 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £525 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £420 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.24 £12.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-18.12% -
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
901 962 1010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.57% 30.02% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 668 679
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 47
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Billing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire -9 7 £400 -20.00%
Somerset +19 6 £551 +29.52%
Bristol -1 5 £391 -8.04% 2
Devon - 3 £345 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for Billing.

1 15 (37.50%) CRM
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (22.50%) SAP
3 9 (22.50%) Degree
3 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (20.00%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Cisco
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 7 (17.50%) WAN
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.50%) MS Office
5 7 (17.50%) Migration
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
5 7 (17.50%) Firewall
5 7 (17.50%) SAP CRM
5 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
6 6 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (15.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma
7 5 (12.50%) NEC
7 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 5 (12.50%) IaaS
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) SAP CRM
2 6 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (7.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (2.50%) SAP hybris
4 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Firewall
1 7 (17.50%) WAN
2 6 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (12.50%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) BGP
4 2 (5.00%) IPsec
4 2 (5.00%) MPLS
4 2 (5.00%) OSPF
4 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.50%) HTTP
5 1 (2.50%) RSVP
5 1 (2.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Military
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Service Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.50%) SAP CRM Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) JMS
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.50%) REST
1 1 (2.50%) RESTful
1 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
1 1 (2.50%) SOAP
1 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) CMDB
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) CRM
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 7 (17.50%) Data Migration
4 7 (17.50%) Migration
4 7 (17.50%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
4 7 (17.50%) Service Management
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
5 5 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
7 3 (7.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 3 (7.50%) Network Management
7 3 (7.50%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (5.00%) HND
5 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) SAP
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) NEC
5 2 (5.00%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.50%) BT
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle
6 1 (2.50%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.50%) webMethods