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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Contract jobs citing Billing 35 71 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.93% 2.88% 2.59%
As % of the General category 4.55% 7.12% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 47
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £148 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £364
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £12.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year +82.00% +8.69%  

Billing is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 770 997 1224
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 42.38% 40.50% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 415 552
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.12 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £49.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Billing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +12 21 £450 -18.18% 2
Newbury -3 6 - -
Slough -4 2 £475 +15.15%
Bracknell +2 1 - -
Maidenhead -9 1 - - 1
Billing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 30 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 17 (22.97%) Risk Management
2 17 (22.97%) CRM
3 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 15 (20.27%) Degree
5 14 (18.92%) ITIL
6 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.57%) Finance
7 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (16.22%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
8 11 (14.86%) SLA
9 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
9 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
10 8 (10.81%) Trend Analysis
10 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.46%) SAP
11 7 (9.46%) Oracle
11 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
12 6 (8.11%) Presales
12 6 (8.11%) Oracle BRM
12 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
12 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.11%) Siebel
12 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
13 5 (6.76%) Cisco
13 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (6.76%) Legal

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 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.35%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.35%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (1.35%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.35%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) CloudSense
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) SNMP
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) BGP
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) ICMP
2 3 (4.05%) MPLS
2 3 (4.05%) OSPF
3 2 (2.70%) Broadband
3 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.70%) FTP
3 2 (2.70%) IGMP
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Telnet
3 2 (2.70%) VLAN
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.35%) HSRP
4 1 (1.35%) VPLS
4 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 30 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.57%) Finance
3 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Front Office
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Analyst
2 14 (18.92%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Incident Manager
5 7 (9.46%) IT Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (8.11%) Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Telecoms Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Engagement Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Manager
8 4 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Process Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) BAPI
2 1 (1.35%) J2EE
2 1 (1.35%) JMS
2 1 (1.35%) REST
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ALE
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (1.35%) SOAP
2 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) PMI
4 3 (4.05%) RIA
5 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.70%) IPTV
5 2 (2.70%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (2.70%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) STB
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
1 4 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.70%) Android
2 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) CRM
1 17 (22.97%) Risk Management
2 16 (21.62%) Project Management
3 14 (18.92%) ITIL
4 13 (17.57%) PRINCE2
5 12 (16.22%) Matrix Organization
5 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.86%) Incident Management
7 10 (13.51%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (13.51%) Supplier Management
8 8 (10.81%) Trend Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.11%) Presales
10 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.76%) Line Management
11 4 (5.41%) eTOM
11 4 (5.41%) Information Security
11 4 (5.41%) Migration
11 4 (5.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.05%) ABAP
2 2 (2.70%) VBA
3 1 (1.35%) C
3 1 (1.35%) Java
3 1 (1.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) CCIP
5 2 (2.70%) CCNP
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.35%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.86%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (1.35%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (1.35%) Netcool
2 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) SAP
3 6 (8.11%) Siebel
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
4 5 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.05%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.70%) Ariba
6 2 (2.70%) Concur
6 2 (2.70%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.35%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.35%) Avaya
7 1 (1.35%) Cramer
7 1 (1.35%) Genesys
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Huawei
7 1 (1.35%) hybris
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy