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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 132 131 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing Billing 6 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.46% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.61% 1.40% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£438 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -5.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-37.83% -2.60%
Billing
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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
979 1074 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.07% 33.26% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 665 520
Average daily rate £400 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 29
Average hourly rate £36.40 £37.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +24.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £19.90 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.75 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.04 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -5.50%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +7 5 £438 - 2
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 3 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
5 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Banking
5 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
5 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) PMI
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) IPv4
5 2 (11.11%) IPv6

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) IPv4
1 2 (11.11%) IPv6
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
1 2 (11.11%) IPsec
1 2 (11.11%) H.323
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
1 2 (11.11%) OSPF
1 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.56%) UMTS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) GGSN
2 1 (5.56%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows CE
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) SSADM
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C#
1 3 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) F5
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