Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Billing over the 6 months to 23 October 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 83 104
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing Billing 13 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.99% 0.38% 0.064%
As % of the General category 3.34% 0.84% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
North West median daily rate £350 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -30.00% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.04 - -
North West median hourly rate £21.04 - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 389 594 541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 29.58% 45.69% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 421 372
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £251
90th Percentile £525 £525 £549
North West median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 20
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -19.26%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.81 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.25 £33.00 £33.75
North West median hourly rate £23.65 £21.89 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.04% -12.44% -18.09%

Billing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Billing in Cheshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Knutsford -14 2 £265 -
Crewe - 2 £413 -
Warrington 0 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Billing
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Billing.

1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Service Design
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Intranet
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Chocolatey
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines

Billing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Chocolatey
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Transition Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Service Transition Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Product Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (15.38%) Service Implementation Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Billing Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
1 7 (53.85%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (46.15%) Service Design
2 6 (46.15%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Business Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Webhook
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware