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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Billing
Rank 133 134 140
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Billing 8 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the General category 0.91% 1.28% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 1
Median daily rate £400 £488 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +132.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £420 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.69 £11.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+45.15% -4.16%
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
881 1090 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.98% 32.56% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 738 739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 74 49
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £55.00 £41.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +4.34%

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
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 27 August 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 -3 3 - - 3
Devon - 3 £345 -
Wiltshire -6 2 £400 -20.00%
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 9 (25.00%) SAP
3 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 7 (19.44%) Migration
5 7 (19.44%) WAN
5 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 6 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) SAP CRM
6 6 (16.67%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) NEC
7 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
7 5 (13.89%) LAN
7 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
7 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
7 5 (13.89%) IaaS
7 5 (13.89%) Skype
7 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared

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 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP CRM
1 6 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (8.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
1 7 (19.44%) WAN
2 6 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) Skype
4 2 (5.56%) BGP
4 2 (5.56%) IPsec
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
4 2 (5.56%) OSPF
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
5 1 (2.78%) RSVP
5 1 (2.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Military
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (13.89%) SAP Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
5 3 (8.33%) SAP CRM Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) SAP SD Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) CRM
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 7 (19.44%) Data Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 6 (16.67%) Service Management
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
6 5 (13.89%) Matrix Management
6 5 (13.89%) Six Sigma
7 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.33%) Network Management
8 3 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 2 (5.56%) HND
6 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) SAP
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) NEC
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) BT
6 1 (2.78%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire