The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 98 56 91
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +35
Contract jobs citing Billing 14 57 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 2.54% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.93% 7.89% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 3
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£284 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.62% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £350 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £470 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £411 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.16% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.63 £27.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-56.94% +63.63%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
726 722 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.72% 32.15% 29.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 358 217
Average daily rate £380 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 49 67
Average hourly rate £28.85 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £7.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the West Midlands region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Billing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Birmingham -28 6 £288 -28.12% 2
Warwickshire -12 1 £150 -63.07%
Wolverhampton - 1 £225 -
Shropshire - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) ABAP
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Management
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
5 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.82%) Retail
5 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Avaya
5 3 (8.82%) SAS
5 3 (8.82%) Verint
6 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
6 2 (5.88%) Health Informatics
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Middleware
6 2 (5.88%) Cerner
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Java

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (8.82%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.94%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (2.94%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
1 1 (2.94%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.94%) QlikView
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Billing Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Support
6 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (2.94%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Procurement Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Avaya Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) SAP BSP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Informatics
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
1 2 (5.88%) Health Informatics
2 1 (2.94%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.94%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
1 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (11.76%) Data Management
2 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 2 (5.88%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) Validation
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
3 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) Data Transformation
4 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.94%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) ABAP
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) R
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CCNA
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SNOMED CT
2 1 (2.94%) P3O
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Verint
3 3 (8.82%) Avaya
4 2 (5.88%) Cerner
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Intel
5 1 (2.94%) Remedy
5 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau
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