Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 25 July 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 98 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing Billing 21 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.22% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the General category 3.60% 1.78% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Bristol median daily rate £360 £385 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% -9.52% +0.12%
10th Percentile £223 £350 £363
90th Percentile £436 £475 £508
South West median daily rate £388 £393 £475
% change year-on-year -1.27% -17.37% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 584 617 591
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 34.05% 33.62% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 462 442
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £245 £263
90th Percentile £503 £493 £515
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 13
Bristol median hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +70.45% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.00 £9.43
90th Percentile £46.69 £48.25 £39.60
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year -1.25% +7.99% +17.59%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Bristol

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Bristol

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Billing in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Bristol

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Billing.

1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) SAP
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) ERP
4 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
5 5 (23.81%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 4 (19.05%) IFRS
6 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (14.29%) SAP ERP
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) BT
7 3 (14.29%) Amdocs
8 2 (9.52%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Practice Management
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (9.52%) Law
8 2 (9.52%) Legal

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) VoWiFi
3 1 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) GGSN
3 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.76%) ISUP
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) MVNO
3 1 (4.76%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (4.76%) SS7
3 1 (4.76%) VoLTE
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Law
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Security Project Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Billing Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Test Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Finance Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Mobile Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ERP
1 6 (28.57%) Project Management
1 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
1 6 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
5 2 (9.52%) High Availability
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Practice Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) IFRS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Amdocs
3 3 (14.29%) BT
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Nokia
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Huawei
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Redknee
5 1 (4.76%) Tekelec
5 1 (4.76%) VMware