Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 110
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23 -12
Contract jobs citing Billing 16 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.20% 0.25% 0.22%
As % of the General category 3.53% 0.48% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Cheshire median daily rate £330 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +6.92% +2.58%
10th Percentile £308 £413 £334
90th Percentile £395 £438 £471
North West median daily rate £375 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -18.92% +2.78% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.04 - £12.00
10th Percentile £19.89 - £11.00
90th Percentile £22.19 - £13.00
North West median hourly rate £21.04 - £12.00

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 453 621 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 33.91% 51.32% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 434 456
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £416 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +0.30% +3.75%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £250
90th Percentile £536 £517 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 25
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.68 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.38% +33.43% -44.00%
10th Percentile £13.45 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £34.20 £35.25
North West median hourly rate £22.58 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -9.70% -7.41% -22.86%

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 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 14 August 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 -7 2 £265 -
Crewe - 1 £375 -
Billing
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Legal
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) HP ALM
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Intranet
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Designer
2 4 (25.00%) Transition Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Product Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Design Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
3 4 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) HP