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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 115 136 108
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Contract jobs citing Billing 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.96% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
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
919 972 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 30.81% 32.44% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 652 479
Average daily rate £403 £398 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 59 34
Average hourly rate £31.04 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.31% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.17 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 22 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 22 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 10 £400 +15.94% 2
Bristol -2 2 £351 -17.41% 4
Somerset - 2 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -6 1 £448 -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Banking
5 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (14.29%) CRM
5 4 (14.29%) SAP
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
6 3 (10.71%) PMI
6 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (10.71%) IPv4
6 3 (10.71%) IPv6
6 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.71%) MS Project
6 3 (10.71%) C#
6 3 (10.71%) C++
6 3 (10.71%) IPsec
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.71%) H.323

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Project
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.57%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) IPv4
1 3 (10.71%) IPv6
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
1 3 (10.71%) WAN
1 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.71%) VPN
1 3 (10.71%) IPsec
1 3 (10.71%) H.323
1 3 (10.71%) MPLS
1 3 (10.71%) OSPF
1 3 (10.71%) BGP
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Back Office
5 1 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Lead Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) SAP SD Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.71%) PMI
2 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.71%) Cryptography
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) GIS
4 1 (3.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.57%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
4 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) UML
6 1 (3.57%) SSADM
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.71%) CCNP
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) SAP
1 4 (14.29%) Juniper
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
2 3 (10.71%) Tandberg
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Adobe
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) F5
4 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
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