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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 108 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Billing 9 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.57% 1.41%
As % of the General category 1.18% 1.98% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
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£475 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £360 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £373 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.35% -6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £40.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-70.18% +143.93%
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
765 607 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.51% 28.71% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 280 335
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 47 39
Average hourly rate £31.50 £25.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -20.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.74 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -24.13%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -1 7 £475 +35.71% 8
Coventry - - - - 1
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Billing
England

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 25 (52.08%) SAP
2 19 (39.58%) SAP IS-U
3 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 9 (18.75%) SAP FI-CA
5 9 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (16.67%) CRM
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.50%) RTP
9 5 (10.42%) Project Management
9 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM
10 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.33%) Oracle
10 4 (8.33%) Data Management
10 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.25%) QA
11 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.25%) ABAP
11 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 3 (6.25%) ITIL
11 3 (6.25%) SAP CS
11 3 (6.25%) SAP PM
11 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.25%) Workflow
12 2 (4.17%) Legal
12 2 (4.17%) Back Office
12 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (39.58%) SAP IS-U
2 9 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (18.75%) SAP FI-CA
3 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM
4 3 (6.25%) SAP CS
4 3 (6.25%) SAP PM
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
6 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) RTP
2 1 (2.08%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) 4G
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Consultant
2 19 (39.58%) SAP Consultant
3 14 (29.17%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Management Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) SAP PM Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Procurement Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
2 8 (16.67%) CRM
3 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.33%) Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) B2B
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.08%) Business Development
8 1 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) SAP
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Intel
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