Period
to 23 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Billing
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 97 79
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 -19
Contract jobs citing Billing 58 64 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.41% 1.62% 2.05%
As % of the General category 3.69% 4.07% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 41
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £123
90th Percentile £538 £525 £530
South East median daily rate £460 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.43 - -
South East median hourly rate £34.43 £21.16 £11.23
% change year-on-year +62.73% +88.46% -90.24%

Billing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,571 1,573 1,988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.23% 39.70% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 707 929
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £250 £218 £205
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +29.41%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.09
90th Percentile £48.30 £45.00 £47.35
South East median hourly rate £24.01 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.84% +2.00% +25.00%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Billing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Berkshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Billing in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Berkshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Berkshire

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 19 £481 +24.19% 5
Newbury -6 11 £513 +70.83%
Maidenhead -4 3 £445 +18.67%
Wokingham - 3 £263 -
Slough 0 2 £410 -12.77%
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Billing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Billing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (27.59%) Finance
3 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
4 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.97%) Process Improvement
6 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (15.52%) CRM
7 9 (15.52%) Project Management
8 8 (13.79%) SAP
8 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.79%) Degree
8 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
9 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
10 6 (10.34%) IaaS
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) Change Control
11 5 (8.62%) Product Management
11 5 (8.62%) REST
11 5 (8.62%) Service Design
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
11 5 (8.62%) Remedy
11 5 (8.62%) SLA
11 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.62%) Oracle
11 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (8.62%) Network Design
12 4 (6.90%) Retail

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (6.90%) Confluence
1 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) SAP SD
2 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.34%) IaaS
3 4 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.90%) GitHub
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) Slack
3 4 (6.90%) Trello
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.45%) Office 365
4 2 (3.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.45%) SaaS
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) 3G
1 3 (5.17%) 4G
1 3 (5.17%) LTE
1 3 (5.17%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (3.45%) ADSL
2 2 (3.45%) Broadband
2 2 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.45%) ISDN
2 2 (3.45%) MPLS
2 2 (3.45%) MVNO
2 2 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (1.72%) Firewall
3 1 (1.72%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Big Data
1 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 27 (46.55%) Telecoms
2 16 (27.59%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Designer
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Oracle Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Business Process Expert
7 3 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Junior
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Junior Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Telecoms Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) WebCenter Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) REST
2 3 (5.17%) EDI
2 3 (5.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.72%) Spring
3 1 (1.72%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.72%) VXML
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) IVR
5 1 (1.72%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.97%) Process Improvement
3 9 (15.52%) CRM
3 9 (15.52%) Project Management
4 7 (12.07%) Incident Management
5 6 (10.34%) DevOps
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.62%) Change Control
6 5 (8.62%) Change Management
6 5 (8.62%) Network Design
6 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.62%) Product Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Design
7 4 (6.90%) IT Strategy
7 4 (6.90%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (5.17%) Order to Cash
8 3 (5.17%) SAP Security
8 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 3 (5.17%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.45%) PMP
3 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.45%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Rancher
2 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) SAP
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 5 (8.62%) Remedy
4 4 (6.90%) Cisco
4 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.45%) Ariba
5 2 (3.45%) Concur
5 2 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.45%) Workday
6 1 (1.72%) Avaya
6 1 (1.72%) BMC
6 1 (1.72%) Genesys
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.72%) Verint