Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 78 61
Rank change year-on-year -29 -17 +11
Contract jobs citing Billing 62 81 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.54% 2.10% 2.69%
As % of the General category 4.10% 5.01% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 46 54
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £138
90th Percentile £549 £594 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £10.24
% change year-on-year +206.45% +51.37% -4.12%

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 1,511 1,616 1,959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 37.50% 41.82% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 673 825
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £257 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.38 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -13.16% +16.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.10 £11.36
90th Percentile £48.25 £41.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.93 £25.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +1.70% -7.27% +44.74%

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 19 April 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 April 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 -18 20 £475 +5.56% 3
Newbury -17 10 £513 +70.83%
Slough +2 8 £363 -14.71% 1
Wokingham - 5 £285 -
Maidenhead -3 2 £425 +21.43%
Windsor - 1 £350 -
Billing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 14 (22.58%) SAP
4 13 (20.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (17.74%) CRM
6 11 (17.74%) SLA
6 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (17.74%) Process Improvement
6 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.52%) HP
8 9 (14.52%) HP ALM
9 8 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
9 8 (12.90%) EDI
9 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
10 7 (11.29%) GxP
10 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.29%) Decision-Making
10 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (9.68%) SAP Security
11 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (9.68%) Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (9.68%) SAP Certification
11 6 (9.68%) SAP SD

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 3 (4.84%) Confluence
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP SD
2 5 (8.06%) SAP CO
2 5 (8.06%) SAP FI
2 5 (8.06%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle BRM
4 2 (3.23%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) IaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.84%) GitHub
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.84%) Slack
3 3 (4.84%) Trello
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (3.23%) Office 365
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) 3G
1 2 (3.23%) 4G
1 2 (3.23%) LTE
1 2 (3.23%) MVNO
1 2 (3.23%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 23 (37.10%) Telecoms
2 22 (35.48%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Digital Economy
4 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.84%) Banking
5 3 (4.84%) Legal
6 2 (3.23%) Dutch Language
6 2 (3.23%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (1.61%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Billing Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) Designer
5 4 (6.45%) BSS Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Telecoms Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.84%) OSS Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Telecoms Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Telecoms Manager
6 3 (4.84%) Test Architect
6 3 (4.84%) WebCenter Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) EDI
2 5 (8.06%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.61%) Spring
4 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) CRM
2 11 (17.74%) Process Improvement
3 10 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (12.90%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.29%) Decision-Making
7 6 (9.68%) Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (9.68%) SAP Security
7 6 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) Change Management
9 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
10 3 (4.84%) Information Security
10 3 (4.84%) Scrum
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SAP Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.61%) CITP
4 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (17.74%) SLA
3 7 (11.29%) GxP
4 2 (3.23%) GDPR
5 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.61%) PMO
5 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) HP ALM
2 3 (4.84%) Rancher
3 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) SAP
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) HP
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle
5 4 (6.45%) Remedy
6 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.84%) Siebel
7 2 (3.23%) Ariba
7 2 (3.23%) Cognos
7 2 (3.23%) IBM
7 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.61%) Concur
8 1 (1.61%) Splunk
8 1 (1.61%) TIBCO