Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 98 86
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12 +3
Contract jobs citing Billing 15 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.76% 0.41% 1.10%
As % of the General category 2.33% 1.27% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 15
Bristol median daily rate £388 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.17% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £208 £275 £115
90th Percentile £464 £335 £510
South West median daily rate £425 £345 £475
% change year-on-year +23.19% -27.37% +58.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 643 552 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 32.77% 32.72% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 391 474
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £266 £235 £257
90th Percentile £496 £500 £517
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £393
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 12
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £31.33 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -16.47% +130.77%
10th Percentile £13.20 £12.00 £9.22
90th Percentile £103.90 £52.47 £69.85
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year - -15.13% +44.70%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (20.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) BT
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation

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 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (6.67%) ISUP
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) MVNO
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (6.67%) SS7
1 1 (6.67%) Value-Added Service
1 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
1 1 (6.67%) VoWiFi
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) JDE Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Designer
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Mobile Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ERP
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
1 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 2 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
2 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) IFRS
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) BT
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Tekelec
4 1 (6.67%) VMware