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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 136 133 99
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.22% 0.41%
As % of the General category 1.27% 0.64% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
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£488 £210 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £210 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £210 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -70.18%
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
1099 1099 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.86% 34.76% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 724 477
Average daily rate £400 £389 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 28
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.01 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Wiltshire +9 11 £500 +138.09%
Bristol -6 3 £444 - 2
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) CRM
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Network Security
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Banking
6 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.76%) JNCIS
7 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
7 4 (11.76%) Retail
7 4 (11.76%) Tandberg
7 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (11.76%) H.323
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (11.76%) BGP
7 4 (11.76%) IPsec
7 4 (11.76%) SAP
7 4 (11.76%) LAN
7 4 (11.76%) WAN

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (5.88%) CICS
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.94%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Network Security
2 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 4 (11.76%) H.323
2 4 (11.76%) IPsec
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
2 4 (11.76%) IPv4
2 4 (11.76%) IPv6
2 4 (11.76%) MPLS
2 4 (11.76%) OSPF
2 4 (11.76%) BGP
3 1 (2.94%) DPNSS
3 1 (2.94%) QSIG
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) PBX
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (5.88%) DB2
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational Rose
1 2 (5.88%) ERwin
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (5.88%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Lead Designer
4 4 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Developer
5 3 (8.82%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) CRM Architect
6 2 (5.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Project Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) Django
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
1 1 (2.94%) HTML5
1 1 (2.94%) CSS3
1 1 (2.94%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Cryptography
1 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (11.76%) PMI
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) IVR
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) CRM
2 8 (23.53%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Asset Management
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.94%) Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) VBA
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 4 (11.76%) JNCIS
3 4 (11.76%) CCNP
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) SAP
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco
1 4 (11.76%) Juniper
1 4 (11.76%) Tandberg
2 2 (5.88%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Avaya