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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 118 118 141
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Billing 27 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.66% 0.23%
As % of the General category 3.24% 2.13% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
Median daily rate £403 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £351 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £394 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £11.09 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+12.71% -11.28%
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
834 939 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.19% 30.82% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 640 664
Median daily rate £375 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 56
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £10.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
Bristol -1 8 £385 +9.68% 2
Wiltshire -6 7 £471 +17.75%
Somerset +15 6 £551 +29.52%
Devon - 4 £340 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 23 (44.23%) CRM
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
4 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 10 (19.23%) Degree
4 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 9 (17.31%) SAP
6 8 (15.38%) WAN
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (15.38%) Cisco
6 8 (15.38%) Firewall
6 8 (15.38%) Project Management
6 8 (15.38%) hybris
6 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
7 7 (13.46%) SAP CRM
7 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
7 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) MS Office
8 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (9.62%) Matrix Management
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
9 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) IaaS
9 5 (9.62%) Skype

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 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Domino
2 3 (5.77%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.92%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) Acrobat
3 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SAP CRM
2 6 (11.54%) SAP IS-U
3 3 (5.77%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.92%) SAP hybris
4 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) Firewall
1 8 (15.38%) WAN
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 5 (9.62%) Skype
2 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
3 3 (5.77%) BGP
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
3 3 (5.77%) IPsec
3 3 (5.77%) MPLS
3 3 (5.77%) OSPF
3 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.92%) Broadband
5 1 (1.92%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.92%) HTTP
5 1 (1.92%) MVNO
5 1 (1.92%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Military
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Architect
2 11 (21.15%) Solutions Architect
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.62%) SAP Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.69%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) RESTful
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) JMS
2 1 (1.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) CMDB
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Frameworx
5 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
1 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000
1 3 (5.77%) Windows Vista
1 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) CRM
2 13 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 10 (19.23%) Service Management
4 8 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
6 6 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (9.62%) Matrix Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Network Management
8 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.69%) SOA
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) CCNP
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.77%) HND
4 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) ISEB
6 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) SAP
2 8 (15.38%) Cisco
2 8 (15.38%) hybris
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) NEC
4 3 (5.77%) Adobe
4 3 (5.77%) Apple
4 3 (5.77%) ATG
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 3 (5.77%) Dell
4 3 (5.77%) Demandware
4 3 (5.77%) Juniper
4 3 (5.77%) Lotus
4 3 (5.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.85%) Intel Security
5 2 (3.85%) Sourcefire
6 1 (1.92%) BT
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) webMethods